Nobuyuki Hirano Announced Director To Morgan Stanley As A Result Of Alliance With MUFG

As strategic partners, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (MUFG) and Morgan Stanley announced a capital alliance on October 13, 2008, and are pursuing discussions on a global strategic alliance. As one element of this initiative it was announced that Nobuyuki

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As strategic partners, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (MUFG) and Morgan Stanley announced a capital alliance on October 13, 2008, and are pursuing discussions on a global strategic alliance. As one element of this initiative it was announced that Nobuyuki Hirano, a director of MUFG (also a senior managing director of Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd.), has been appointed to the board of directors of Morgan Stanley, effective from March 10, 2009.

By leveraging and combining their respective strengths, MUFG and Morgan Stanley aim to create a powerful alliance relationship, as partners that can provide customers with first-class financial services in markets globally.

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