BNY Mellon Investment Manager Sees Growing Demand in Multi-Asset Strategies
NEW YORK and LONDON, July 31, 2012 — Mellon Capital Management Corporation, the San Francisco-based global multi-asset manager for BNY Mellon, has hired Sinead Colton as global investment strategist.
Colton will work with Mellon Capital's global distribution and client services staff to develop customized investment strategies spanning a range of asset classes. She reports to Jeff Zhang, CFA, executive vice president and chief investment officer for Mellon Capital.
"We see a growing demand from institutions for outcome-driven investing that spans asset classes and for investment managers with consultative skills," said Zhang. "We believe that Sinead's experience working closely with clients will be valuable as we continue seeking to design innovative multi-asset strategies to help navigate the current volatile, low-interest environment."
Colton had been a managing director for BlackRock Multi-Asset Client Solutions, where she helped develop multi-asset strategies for clients in Europe. She also has worked for Lee Overlay Partners Limited, JP Morgan Investment Management and Chase Manhattan Bank NA. She received her bachelor's degree from Dublin City University and her master's degree from London Business School.
Founded in 1983 by innovators in the investment management field, Mellon Capital Management Corporation applies a disciplined and analytical approach to global investment management strategies. As of June 30, 2012, the firm had $240.4 billion in assets under management, including assets managed by dual officers of Mellon Capital Management Corporation, The Bank of New York Mellon and The Dreyfus Corporation, and $8.3 billion in overlay strategies. Additional information about Mellon Capital is available at www.mcm.com. It is part of BNY Mellon Asset Management, one of the world's largest asset managers.
BNY Mellon Investment Management is one of the world's leading investment management organizations and one of the top U.S. wealth managers, with $1.3 trillion in assets under management. It encompasses BNY Mellon's affiliated investment management firms, wealth management services and global distribution companies. More information can be found at www.bnymellon.com.
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