MUFG hires Robert Ellenbogen as senior credit analyst to enhance leveraged finance platform
Ellenbogen joins as Managing Director to bolster primary and secondary market capabilities with focus on energy sector
New York, NY (March 20, 2023) – Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) announced today that it has hired Robert Ellenbogen to its Leveraged Finance team as a Managing Director and Senior Credit Analyst.
Ellenbogen will be responsible for delivering industry and company-specific analysis to MUFG’s Leveraged Finance Platform in support of deal origination, sales and trading, and investor connectivity, with a focus on the energy sector. Scheduled to join MUFG on March 20, 2023, he will be based in New York and report to Todd Bondy, Head of Leveraged Trading.
“Rob has a distinguished track record covering the energy industry,” says Bondy. “As one of the world’s leading debt houses in the energy space, we believe his caliber and experience are valuable additions that will afford us penetrating insights—especially in areas where MUFG is a significant lender and underwriter.”
Ellenbogen joins MUFG from Credit Suisse, where he was a Managing Director and High-Yield Strategist, and before then was part of their Leveraged Finance Origination and Restructuring group. Prior to his role at Credit Suisse, Robert served as a restructuring banker at Zolfo Cooper, an advisory firm.
Ellenbogen is the latest in a succession of new additions to MUFG’s leveraged finance platform in New York including Garret Rowan, who joined in June 2022 as Director of High-Yield Trading; Michael Macchia, who started in August 2022 as Director of Leveraged-Finance Sales; Craig Zando, who was hired in November 2022 as a Director of High-Yield Sales; and Bobby Grogan, who joined in January 2023 as Director of Leveraged Loan Sales.
About MUFG and MUFG Americas
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (MUFG) is one of the world’s leading financial groups. Headquartered in Tokyo and with over 360 years of history, MUFG has a global network with approximately 2,100 locations in more than 50 countries. MUFG has nearly 160,000 employees and offers services including commercial banking, trust banking, securities, credit cards, consumer finance, asset management, and leasing. The Group aims to be “the world’s most trusted financial group” through close collaboration among our operating companies and flexibly respond to all the financial needs of our customers, serving society, and fostering shared and sustainable growth for a better world. MUFG’s shares trade on the Tokyo, Nagoya, and New York stock exchanges.
MUFG’s Americas operations, including its offices in the U.S., Latin America, and Canada, are primarily organized under MUFG Bank, Ltd. and subsidiaries, and are focused on Global Corporate and Investment Banking, Japanese Corporate Banking, and Global Markets. MUFG is one of the largest foreign banking organizations in the Americas. For locations, banking capabilities and services, career opportunities, and more, visit www.mufgamericas.com.