Last month, we named the winners of our annual Japan Achievement Awards. Today, we begin setting out in detail why the winners caught our eye. We start with the House Awards, and will continue to the Deal Awards tomorrow. The awards will be presented at a reception in early July.
Japan’s banks rushed to secure dollars last year as their domestic clients continue to expand overseas in search of higher-growth markets. For The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, our Best Bank for the year, the task was made much easier by its long roots in California and the US West Coast...