January 09, 2012

Newton Strengthens UK Private Client Team

Alexandra Dick to join as senior account manager

LONDON, 9 January 2012 — Newton Investment Management, part of BNY Mellon Asset Management, has appointed Alexandra Dick to the role of senior account manager in the UK Private Client team.

Based in London, Alexandra Dick joined the company on 3 January and reports to Caroline Tye, Head of UK Private Clients. She is part of a team responsible for the maintenance and growth of Newton’s private client business and will also directly manage client portfolios.

Prior to joining Newton, Alexandra Dick spent over 10 years working with Goldman Sachs Asset Management on both Emerging Markets and European Equity teams in research and portfolio management roles.

Caroline Tye, Head of UK Private Clients, comments "Newton has served private clients since its founding over 30 years ago. As a core part of our business, private clients are offered a differentiated and high quality investment management service. One benefit includes having access to the single, thematically driven, global investment process and investment team and resources that have delivered strong investment returns to Newton’s clients over the longer term.

"We are very committed to delivering a high quality service to all of our clients. Over the past few months we have been steadily strengthening our UK Private Client business with a number of senior appointments. With the wealth of investment experience gained at Goldman Sachs over the last 10 years, Alexandra is another excellent addition to this team."

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 £43.4 billion, including assets managed by Newton Investment Management Limited 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 one of the world’s leading asset management organizations, encompassing BNY Mellon’s affiliated investment management firms and global distribution companies. Information about BNY Mellon Asset Management can be found 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, offering superior investment management and investment services through a worldwide client-focused team. It has $25.9 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 $1.6 trillion per day. BNY Mellon is the corporate brand of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation. Additional information is available on www.bnymellon.com or follow us on Twitter @BNYMellon.

*'Newton' refers to the following group of affiliated companies: Newton Investment Management Limited, Newton Capital Management Limited, Newton International Investment Management Limited, Newton Capital Management LLC and Newton Fund Managers (C.I.) Limited. Assets under management include assets managed by all of these companies except Newton Capital Management LLC, which provides marketing services in the U.S. for Newton Capital Management Limited. Except for Newton Capital Management LLC and Newton Capital Management Limited, none of the other Newton companies offer services in the US and Canada. Newton Capital Management Limited is registered in the United States as an investment adviser under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940. Unless otherwise stated, all information source BNY Mellon Asset Management as at 30 September 2011. This press release is qualified for issuance in the UK, US and Canada and is for information purposes only. It does not constitute an offer or solicitation of securities or investment services or an endorsement thereof in any jurisdiction or in any circumstance in which such offer or solicitation is unlawful or not authorised. This press release is issued by BNY Mellon Asset Management (US & Canada) and BNY Mellon Asset Management International Limited (ex-US/Canada) to members of the financial press and media and the information contained herein should not be construed as investment advice. Past performance is not a guide to future performance. Registered office of BNY Mellon Asset Management International: BNY Mellon Centre, 160 Queen Victoria Street, London, EC4V 4LA. Registered in England no. 1118580. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority. A BNY Mellon Company(SM)