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Local knowledge. Global strength.

With 100 years in Brazil and a corporate history of more than 350 years, MUFG has been a consistent and solid provider of financial solutions to this important country in South America. As a gateway to the world for our clients, MUFG serves the needs of local companies whose visions extend beyond the Brazilian borders. Through our branch in São Paulo, we provide a wide range of products and services to grow your business and extend your presence throughout Latin America.

MUFG in Brazil

Established July 16, 1919 in Rio de Janeiro

  • Local and international expertise
  • More than 200 employees
  • 560 clients, including leading Japanese companies

Diversified Sector Coverage


  • Capital Goods
  • Consumer Goods
  • Financial Institutions-/-Non-Bank Financial Institutions
  • Food and Beverage
  • Infrastructure
  • Media and Telecom
  • Metals and Mining
  • Multinationals
  • Oil and Gas
  • Power and Utilities
  • Pulp and Paper
  • Retail
  • Transportation and Logistics

Financial Solutions


  • Lending1 and Guarantees
  • Local Loans: CCBs, Resolution 3844, and Overdrafts
  • BRL Synthetic Loans
  • USD/EUR Loans with Curency Swaps (4,131)
  • Trade Finance (Export and Import Finance)
  • Local and Offshore Guarantees
  • Syndicated Loans
  • Export Credit Agency (ECA) and Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES) Financing
  • Project Finance


Capital Markets and Solutions

  • Local Debentures and Promissory Notes (Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission (CVM) 400 /476)
  • International Bonds and Securitizations
  • Corporate Advisory
  • Global Financial Solutions
  • Receivables/Payables Finance


Treasury and Investments

  • Foreign Exchange2,3
  • Currency Hedging: Futures and Derivatives (e.g., Non-Deliverable Forwards (NDFs), Swaps)
  • Interest-Rate Hedging
  • Local Time Deposits and Investments
  • Offshore Investments (USD)
  • Offshore Derivatives


Internet Banking and Cash Management

  • Current and Deposit Accounts
  • Local Collections
  • Payments to Suppliers
  • Taxes and Utilities
  • File Exchanges
  • Global Payment Hub (GPH)

100 Years in Latin America

MUFG recaps its 100-year history in Latin America siting various countries, demonstrating its commitment, continuing into the future.

Latin America Economy Podcast

MUFG Brazil Economists Carlos Pedroso and Mauricio Nakahodo talk about what they expect for Latin America's economy.

Certain products and services described in this document are provided by MUFG Union Bank, N.A., a member of the Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), and are marketed under MUFG and Union Bank® brands. Online applications supporting these products are branded Union Bank. Other products and services mentioned may be offered and marketed by other MUFG entities.

(1) Financing subject to credit and collateral approval. Restrictions may apply. Terms and conditions subject to change.

(2) This and any other information or communication provided by MUFG Union Bank, N.A. (“MUB”) relating to currency, interest rate or other swap or derivatives products and services, whether written or oral, is not intended as (and shall not be deemed) investment advice or a recommendation to buy or sell any currency or other investment or instrument, nor shall it be deemed an assurance or guarantee as to the results or expected results of any transaction.

(3) Foreign exchange and interest rate trading products and arrangements, such as forwards, options, and swaps, are not FDIC insured, and the risks of such products and arrangements are solely for your account. For further details regarding the risks and characteristics of foreign exchange trading products or interest rate trading products, contact your MUB Relationship Manager, Foreign Exchange Specialist, or Derivatives Marketer and request a copy of the General Statement of Characteristics and Risks for the product category of interest to you.