MJ Hudson enters ESG partnership with MUFG Investor Services

(Alliance News) - Management consultancy MJ Hudson has partnered with MUFG Investor Services to ...

Alliance News 14 April, 2021 | 3:11PM
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(Alliance News) - Management consultancy MJ Hudson has partnered with MUFG Investor Services to provide environmental, social and corporate governance services.

The partnership will see MJ Hudson work with MUFG Investor Services, the asset servicing arm of the Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc, to provide an array of services for investors, starting at the pre-investment stage. These include services linked to policy creation, investment strategy and reporting on ESG factors.

The partnership adds reach to MJ Hudson's offering in private markets ESG, an area of asset management that is experiencing considerable growth, the company said.

MJ Hudson Chief Executive Mathew Hudson commented: "We are delighted to have been selected to be MUFG Investor Services' partner in this endeavour. We see this as a clear endorsement of our expertise and the quality of the services we provide in this area.

"ESG and sustainability are difficult disciplines to master and properly integrate into an investment strategy. It is encouraging for the whole industry that MUFG Investor Services has made this aspect of its service offering such a high priority."

MJ Hudson shares were trading at 46.55 pence each in London on Wednesday, up 2.3%. Mitsubishi UFJ shares were up 0.9% to USD5.39 in New York.

By Will Paige; willpaige@alliancenews.com

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Security Name Price Change (%) Morningstar
MJ Hudson Group PLC Ordinary Shares
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc 1,254.50 JPY 0.08

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