March 13, 2012

BNY Mellon Wins EMEA Finance Achievement Award for 'Best Depositary Receipt House' for Fifth Straight Year


LONDON, March 13, 2012 — BNY Mellon, the global leader in investment management and investment services, has captured EMEA Finance Magazine's 2011 Achievement Award for Best EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) Depositary Receipt House.  This marks the fifth consecutive year BNY Mellon has won the award. 

"We are honored to have earned this award five years running and to be recognized by EMEA Finance for our service and commitment to clients," said Michael Cole-Fontayn, BNY Mellon chairman of the EMEA region and CEO of its Depositary Receipts business.  "BNY Mellon continues to bring real value to client DR programs, creating connections between investors and capital markets around the world."

BNY Mellon has been conducting business in the Middle East and Africa for more than 100 years and globally acts as depositary for more than 2,500 American and global depositary receipt programs, in partnership with leading companies from 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 www.bnymellon.com/dr.

BNY Mellon is a global financial services company focused on helping clients manage and service their financial assets, operating in 36 countries and serving more than 100 markets.  BNY Mellon is a leading provider of financial services for institutions, corporations and high-net-worth individuals, offering superior investment management and investment services through a worldwide client-focused team.  It has $25.8 trillion in assets under custody and administration and $1.26 trillion in assets under management, services $11.8 trillion in outstanding debt and processes global payments averaging $1.5 trillion per day.  BNY Mellon is the corporate brand of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (NYSE: BK).  Learn more at www.bnymellon.com and through Twitter @bnymellon.

This release is for informational purposes only. BNY Mellon provides no advice nor recommendation or endorsement with respect to any company or securities. Nothing herein shall be deemed to constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy securities. Depositary Receipts: Not FDIC, State or Federal Agency Insured; May Lose Value; No Bank, State or Federal Agency Guarantee.