Mathias will be responsible for the origination, structuring and distribution of syndicated corporate loan transactions, secondary and proprietary loan trading and MUFG's Bond Agency business within EMEA.

As Head of Syndicated Loans team he will lead a team of around 25 people working out of MUFG's offices in London. Mathias will begin his new role early in 2017.

Mathias has over 20 years' experience in debt capital markets both in Europe and North America. He joins MUFG from UniCredit Bank, where he held senior roles for over a decade, latterly as a Senior Vice-President and Co-Head of Global Syndicate. He previously held roles at Deutsche Bank and ING. Mathias is a board member of the London-based Loan Market Association.

He brings a wealth of experience to MUFG, having successfully led large teams and built up a leading syndicated loan and loan agency franchise across Europe.

“His excellent leadership skills and impressive record of relationship building with clients will contribute significantly to the continued growth of MUFG's expertise in syndication across the region." said Andrew Jameson