October 09, 2012

BNY Mellon ARX Investimentos Named Best Active Equity Manager for Third Consecutive Year by Top Brazilian Business Magazine


BNY Mellon Investment Management Boutique Receives Top Honor from Exame

LONDON and NEW YORK, October 9, 2012 — BNY Mellon ARX Investimentos, the Brazilian investment manager for BNY Mellon, has been named active equity manager of the year for the third consecutive year by Exame, one of the most widely read Brazilian business magazines.

Exame publishes one of the most extensive surveys of investment funds in Brazil. The survey, prepared by the Center for Studies in Finance at Fundacao Getulio Vargas (FGV), is an investment guide that evaluates the performances of investment funds in the past 12 months and their risk levels.

"Exame, a  highly respected publication, has recognized the performance of our active equity funds for 2010, 2011 and 2012," said Jose Tovar, managing director of BNY Mellon ARX.  "The depth and expertise of our investment team has generated impressive results over an extended period of time."

BNY Mellon ARX Investimentos, focused on asset management in Brazil, manages US$5.7 billion in active management in hedge, equity and fixed income strategies, with a diversified client base including high net worth, corporations, endowments and foundations.

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