Our Story

Over 230 years of investing in innovative financial solutions for the world.

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Invested in Brazil

Our story in Brazil begins in 1980, when The Bank of New York opened a regional office in São Paulo. Some years later, Mellon Financial Corporation would also open an office in Rio de Janeiro. In 2007, these two legendary institutions merged to create the world's largest securities servicing provider and a top asset management firm globally, making us a winning team as one BNY Mellon.

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The Buck Started Here

Started by Alexander Hamilton in 1784, BNY Mellon is one of the longest-lasting financial institutions in the world. We have endured, been innovative and went on to prosper through every economic event and market move over the past 230 years. 

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Our Timeline

Imbued with more than 230 years of history and an innovative legacy, BNY Mellon continues to help shape the future of financial services.