MUFG finalizes purchase of Capital Analytics from Neuberger Berman

MUFG Investor Services, a subsidiary of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, completed its acquisition of Capital Analytics, gaining all necessary regulatory approvals. Capital Analytics was the private equity administration business of Neuberger Berman Group.  The deal brings MUFG’s private equity and real estate assets under administration to $145 billion.

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MUFG Investor Services, the global asset servicing group of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, has gained all regulatory approvals for its acquisition of Capital Analytics, the private equity administration business of Neuberger Berman Group, and the acquisition has closed.

The deal is part of MUFG Investor Services’ strategy to become a global industry-leading fund administrator and brings its private equity and real estate assets under administration (AUA) to $145billion, and total AUA to $384billion.

Junichi Okamoto, Group Head of Integrated Trust Assets Business Group, Deputy President, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation said: “The acquisition of Capital Analytics is another indication of our ambition and commitment to the fund administration industry and enhances our comprehensive offering in the alternative investment space. We look forward to leveraging the capabilities of Capital Analytics and providing a full market offering for both new and existing clients.”

John Sergides, Managing Director, Global Head, Business Development and Marketing, MUFG Investor Services, added: “The asset servicing and specifically fund administration landscape is changing significantly under the pressure of increased demands from regulators, investment managers and investors. This acquisition enhances our comprehensive private equity and real estate offering, for both general and limited partners, ensuring MUFG Investor Services is the ideal partner to support clients throughout the investment lifecycle.

“We will be making further announcements regarding our enhanced client proposition over the coming months.”

Anthony Tutrone, Global Head of Alternatives at Neuberger Berman, commented: “Our partnership with MUFG will continue to allow our clients to benefit from Capital Analytics’ best-in-class services that they and Neuberger Berman have come to rely upon.”

MUFG Investor Services has acquired all of Capital Analytics’ business and will provide a seamless transition for its employees and clients. Neuberger Berman funds will continue to receive administrative services from Capital Analytics; however, no funds or investment professionals will transfer as part of the acquisition.

About MUFG Investor Services
MUFG Investor Services provides asset servicing solutions to clients globally. Leveraging the financial and intellectual capital of MUFG – one of the largest banks in the world with $2.4 trillion in assets – we provide clients access to a range of leading solutions from fund administration, middle-office outsourcing, custody, foreign exchange, fund of hedge fund financing, trustee services and depository to securities lending and other banking services.

MUFG has 90 years of custody experience, 350 years of banking history and has run a global securities lending program for 20 years. MUFG currently provides administration services for over 2,400 funds across all investment strategies, asset types and fund structures.
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About Neuberger Berman

Neuberger Berman, founded in 1939, is a private, independent, employee-owned investment manager. The firm manages equities, fixed income, private equity and hedge fund portfolios for institutions and advisors worldwide. With offices in 19 countries, Neuberger Berman’s team is more than 2,100 professionals and the company was named by Pensions & Investments as a 2013, 2014 and 2015 Best Place to Work in Money Management. Tenured, stable and long-term in focus, the firm fosters an investment culture of fundamental research and independent thinking. It manages $240 billion in client assets as of December 31, 2015. For more information, please visit www.nb.com.