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MUFG on Morgan Stanley’s new public offering

Following the change in Morgan Stanley's public offering, MUFG has revised its decision regarding the purchase of Morgan Stanley's shares of common stock. On May 11, 2009 (Tokyo Time), Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (MUFG) made an announcement “Acquisition by MUFG of Morgan Stanley Common Stock and Partial Sale of Preferred Stock” regarding its decision to purchase shares of common stock of Morgan Stanley in a public offering by Morgan Stanley. In response to Morgan Stanley’s upsizing of the public offering, MUFG has made the decision described below to revise its original decision:

1. The acquisition of common shares and partial sale of preferred stock (The bracketed terms represent the original decision by MUFG.)
(1) Acquisition of common stock
・ Revised number of shares to be acquired: 29,375,000 shares [25,000,000 shares]
・ Revised total amount of share acquisition: US$705,000,000 [US$600,000,000] (US$24 per share)
・ Revised closing date (planned): May 22, 2009 [May 13, 2009] (New York time)
(2) Partial sale (repurchase by Morgan Stanley) of preferred stock
・ Series of preferred stock: 10% Series C Non-Cumulative Non-Voting Perpetual Preferred Stock
・ Revised total sales price: US$705,000,000 [US$600,000,000] (US$1,100 per share)

As a result of these transactions, MUFG will continue to hold more than 20% of the common shares of Morgan Stanley (assuming full conversion of the Morgan Stanley convertible preferred stock owned by MUFG).

2. Reason for revisions
Morgan Stanley’s decision on May 12, 2009 (Tokyo time) to increase the size of the public offering and capital increase that Morgan Stanley announced on May 8, 2009 (New York time), and other factors.

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