September 11, 2014

BNY Mellon Named Depositary by iDreamSky Technology Limited for its Initial Public Offering in the U.S.

NEW YORK, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BNY Mellon, a global leader in investment management and investment services, has been appointed by iDreamSky Technology Limited as the depositary bank for its American depositary receipt (ADR) program. Each ADR represents four ordinary shares and trades on the NASDAQ Stock Exchange under the symbol 'DSKY.'

iDreamSky operates game publishing as a service business, offering live game services and gaining user insights to optimize the mobile gaming experience. It has launched popular titles such as Fruit Ninja, the Temple Run series, and Subway Surfer in China, as well as self-developed games.

"Our ADR listing on NASDAQ will help to further progress iDreamSky's strategic vision for growth and expansion," said Michael Xiangyu Chen, co-founder, chairman and CEO of iDreamSky. "Working with BNY Mellon to develop a strong ADR program with high visibility and liquidity will ultimately strengthen our brand in new markets throughout the world."

"iDreamSky continues the positive trend of Chinese companies listing via ADRs to gain access to international investors in U.S. markets," said Christopher M. Kearns, CEO of BNY Mellon's Depositary Receipts business. "BNY Mellon will help iDreamSky maximize its full market potential and work closely with them as they seek to meet their strategic growth initiatives."

BNY Mellon acts as depositary for more than 2,800 American and global depositary receipt programs, acting in partnership with leading companies from over 65 countries. BNY Mellon is committed to helping securities issuers access the world's rapidly evolving financial markets and delivers a comprehensive suite of depositary receipt services. Learn more at

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