May 26, 2011

Newton Scoops Two Key Institutional Awards


Winner of PIPA's Active UK Equities and Active North American Equities categories

LONDON, 26 May 2011 — Newton Investment Management Limited, part of BNY Mellon Asset Management, received two top industry recognitions at the Pensions and Investment Provider 2011 Awards in London last week, winning the Active UK Equities and Active North American Equities award categories. In addition, Newton was short listed in the following categories: Active Asian Equity, Active Global Equity, Asset Allocation and Overseas Fixed Income.

Jeff Munroe, chief investment officer at Newton said: "Newton continues to differentiate itself through identifying positive investment opportunities and delivering strong returns on behalf of our clients. Winning two awards, as well as being nominated for four others, is a clear indication of our positioning within the pensions and investment industry."

In association with the Financial Times, Pensions Management and Pensions Week magazine, the Pension & Investment Provider Awards are regarded as being one of the most prestigious accolades representing continuous and ongoing improvement across the industry. The overall aim of the awards is to recognise excellence of the providers of products and services to UK occupational pension schemes. The judging panel reviews each submission and awards points for four key criteria which are performance, innovation, service standards and competitive edge.

Newton is a London-based global asset management subsidiary of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation and part of BNY Mellon Asset Management. With assets under management of more than £47 billion, including assets managed by Newton Investment Management as dual officers of Newton Capital Management Limited and The Bank of New York Mellon, Newton's group of affiliated companies provides a broad range of award-winning investment products and services to individuals, pension funds, charities and corporations. News and other information about Newton is available at www.newton.co.uk.

BNY Mellon Asset Management is the umbrella organisation for BNY Mellon's affiliated investment management firms and global distribution companies. Information about BNY Mellon Asset Management is available at www.bnymellonam.com.

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, providing superior asset management and wealth management, asset servicing, issuer services, clearing services and treasury services through a worldwide client-focused team. It has $25.5 trillion in assets under custody and administration and $1.2 trillion in assets under management, services $11.9 trillion in outstanding debt and processes global payments averaging $1.7 trillion per day. BNY Mellon is the corporate brand of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation. Additional information is available at www.bnymellon.com.