BNY Mellon Announces Redemption of 23,300,000 Depositary Shares, Each Representing a 1/4,000th Interest in a Share of its Series C Noncumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock


November 04, 2020

NEW YORK, Nov. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- BNY Mellon (NYSE: BK) today announced that it will redeem all outstanding shares of its Series C Noncumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock (the "Series C Preferred Stock") and all of the corresponding depositary shares ("Depositary Shares"), each representing a 1/4,000th interest in a share of the Series C Preferred Stock. There are currently 5,825 shares of Series C Preferred Stock and 23,300,000 Depositary Shares outstanding. The Depositary Shares are currently traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol BK PrC (CUSIP 064058209).


The redemption date for the Series C Preferred Stock and the Depositary Shares will be the dividend payment date on December 20, 2020 (the "Redemption Date") and payment of the Redemption Payment (as defined below) will be made on December 21, 2020 (the "Payment Date"). The redemption price for the Depositary Shares will equal $25 per Depositary Share (equivalent to $100,000 per share of Series C Preferred Stock) (the "Redemption Payment"). The Redemption Payment does not include the dividend payment that will be payable on the Payment Date to holders of record on the record date for such dividend payment.


On and after the Redemption Date, the Series C Preferred Stock and the Depositary Shares will no longer be deemed outstanding and dividends in respect of the Series C Preferred Stock represented by the Depositary Shares will no longer accrue.


Simultaneously with the redemption of the Series C Preferred Stock, the outstanding Depositary Shares will be redeemed in accordance with the applicable procedures of The Depository Trust Company ("DTC"), for an amount per Depositary Share equal to the Redemption Payment. All Depositary Shares are held in book-entry form through DTC and will be redeemed in accordance with the procedures of DTC.


Equiniti Trust Company is the depositary, transfer agent and registrar for the Series C Preferred Stock and the Depositary Shares.  Equiniti Trust Company's address and telephone number are as follows: 


First Class/Registered/Certified
Equiniti Trust Company
1110 Centre Pointe Curve
Suite 101
Mendota Heights, MN 55120


Investors in the Depositary Shares should contact the bank or broker through which they hold a beneficial interest in the Depositary Shares for information about obtaining the Redemption Payment for the Depositary Shares in which they have a beneficial interest.


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