March 03, 2016

Standish Mellon Asset Management Names Vincent Reinhart Chief Economist


BOSTON, March 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Standish Mellon Asset Management Company LLC, the fixed income specialist for BNY Mellon Investment Management, today announced that Vincent Reinhart will join the firm as Chief Economist.

Reinhart, who will report to David Leduc, Standish's Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer, is a recognized leader in economics and the investment management industry.  He will serve as a key resource for Standish's investment team and support developing the firm's macro framework which is a key part of Standish's investment process across all strategies.

"We are delighted to have someone of Vincent's caliber and expertise to further strengthen our global macroeconomic research platform.  He will provide additional scope to our team based investment process and will support our focus on developing innovative fixed income solutions," said David Leduc.

Reinhart succeeds Tom Higgins who passed away late last year. "2015 was difficult as we said goodbye to a dear friend and remarkable colleague, but we find ourselves fortunate to add Vincent to the team," continued Leduc.

Prior to joining Standish, Mr. Reinhart held the roles of Chief U.S. Economist and Managing Director at Morgan Stanley and is a visiting scholar at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI).  In addition, Reinhart worked at the Federal Reserve for twenty-four years where he was responsible for directing research and analysis of monetary policy strategies and the conduct of policy through open market operations, discount window lending, and reserve requirements.  Reinhart received his undergraduate training at Fordham University and has graduate degrees in economics at Columbia University.

"I am excited to be able to join Standish, a firm with an impressive history, strong team and excellent investment capabilities," stated Reinhart. "I look forward to working with my new colleagues to meet the needs of our clients and to help them navigate ever changing market conditions."

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About Standish

Standish Mellon Asset Management Company LLC, with approximately $158 billion of assets under management, provides investment management services across a broad spectrum of fixed income asset classes. These include: Absolute Return (Opportunistic), Total Return (Global Core Plus, Core Plus, Core), Global Credit, Emerging Market Debt (Sovereign, Corporate), LDI Solutions, Insurance Client Strategies, Tax Sensitive and Crossover Strategies. The firm also includes assets managed by Standish personnel acting as dual officers of The Dreyfus Corporation and The Bank of New York Mellon. Standish, Dreyfus and The Bank of New York Mellon are affiliated subsidiaries of BNY Mellon. For more information please visit http://www.standish.com/.

About BNY Mellon Investment Management
BNY Mellon Investment Management is one of the world's leading investment management organizations and one of the top U.S. wealth managers, with $1.7 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 http://www.bnymellon.com/.

About BNY Mellon
BNY Mellon is a global investments company dedicated to helping its clients manage and service their financial assets throughout the investment lifecycle. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, BNY Mellon delivers informed investment management and investment services in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. As of Dec. 31, 2015, BNY Mellon had $28.9 trillion in assets under custody and/or administration, and $1.6 trillion in assets under management. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments. BNY Mellon is the corporate brand of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (NYSE: BK). Additional information is available on http://www.bnymellon.com/. Follow us on Twitter @BNYMellon or visit our newsroom at www.bnymellon.com/newsroom for the latest company news.

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