MUFG Bank . The journey of the Bank in Malaysia has been long and continuously successful. The Bank of Tokyo, Ltd. set up its first representative office in the then Malaya in October , making it the first Japanese bank to provide a full range of banking services. The Bank of Tokyo, Ltd. ;s in the ;s to attract Japanese investments, the Bank, played a bigger role in disseminating vital information to attract more Japanese investors into Malaysia.
On June , Bank of Tokyo and became a fully owned subsidiary of its Parent Bank in Tokyo.
On April , The Bank of Tokyo, Ltd. and The Mitsubishi Bank, Limited merged in Japan on an equal-term basis to form The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi, Ltd. To reflect the merger, the Bank, the Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group ;MUFG”) was formed through the integration of Mitsubishi Tokyo Financial Group (MTFG) and the UFJ Group, uniting The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi, Ltd, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corporation and Mitsubishi UFJ Securities under a single financial holding company.
Consequently, The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd was established on from the merger of Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi Ltd and UFJ Bank, marking the birth of the largest bank in the world in terms of total assets. On the same day, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi ;BTMU ;).
The global network since then has grown tremendously and paving a way for a new opportunities for growth. In line with the group’s overall strategy utilise the globally recognised group brand and to provide clear defining roles and functions of each of the subsidiaries under the Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group , the Bank is now known as MUFG Bank (Malaysia) Berhad.