The Bank of New York Mellon SA/NV Opens a New Branch in Denmark 

DECEMBER 1, 2020

The Bank of New York Mellon SA/NV (“the European Bank”) has opened a new branch in Denmark.  The branch in Copenhagen will provide support for existing and prospective clients seeking access to BNY Mellon’s global capabilities and innovative solutions. 


Leonique van Houwelingen, CEO of the European Bank, said: “We have been conducting business in this region for more than a century and the opening of our newest European Bank branch is yet another step in our ambitious international growth strategy.  Our partnerships in Denmark and the wider Nordics are deep and enduring and we have the breadth of experience and the technological infrastructure to meet the needs of large, sophisticated pension schemes and other asset owners and managers in the region. BNY Mellon is a truly global bank and we’re excited that this new branch will drive growth and allow clients to access our capabilities around the world more seamlessly.”


Søren Eberhard established the Copenhagen representative office in 2008 and will become Branch Manager.  He has over 35 years’ experience in investment services and general management in international companies and prior to joining BNY Mellon in 2005 Søren worked at Danske Bank A/S where he was Global Head of Securities Services.


The European Bank has offices in Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg and the Netherlands and works with a wide range of asset managers, insurance companies, financial institutions, pension funds and other clients throughout Europe, offering asset servicing and ancillary services, corporate trust, markets and clearing and collateral management services.


About BNY Mellon


BNY Mellon is a global investments company dedicated to helping its clients manage and service their financial assets throughout the investment lifecycle. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, BNY Mellon delivers informed investment and wealth management and investment services in 35 countries. As of Sept. 30, 2020, BNY Mellon had $38.6 trillion in assets under custody and/or administration, and $2.0 trillion in assets under management. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments. BNY Mellon is the corporate brand of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (NYSE: BK). Additional information is available on Follow us on Twitter @BNYMellon or visit our newsroom at for the latest company news.


About the Bank of New York Mellon SA/NV


The Bank of New York Mellon SA/NV is a Belgian limited liability company, wholly owned by BNY Mellon and is regulated and supervised by the European Central Bank and the National Bank of Belgium under the Single Supervisory Mechanism and by the Belgian Financial Services and Markets Authority for conduct of business rules. The Bank of New York Mellon SA/NV is registered in the RPM Brussels (Company n° 0806.743.159) with registered office at 46 Rue Montoyer, 1000 Brussels, Belgium.

Copenhagen, Denmark on the Nyhavn Canal at dusk.
Copenhagen, Denmark on the Nyhavn Canal at dusk.

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