Depositary Receipts

On stock exchanges throughout the world, we provide extensive access to depositary receipts (DRs). We are ranked #1 among depositary institutions in capital raising, trading volumes and trading values.

Solutions for Issuers, Brokers and Investors

BNY Mellon acted as depositary for more than 1,000 sponsored depositary receipt programs as of June 30, 2017. Acting in partnership with leading companies from 64 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.

We provide services for all key participants in the DR market — issuers, brokers and investors.

  • Issuers — DRs can broaden and diversify the issuer's shareholder base.
  • Brokers — DRs offer competitive, flexible pricing and convenient settlement.
  • Investors — DRs diversify globally, and minimize global custodian fees.


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Depositary Receipt Market Review 2016

BNY Mellon's 2016 Depositary Receipt Market Review finds strong price performance growth in emerging markets, led by Brazil and Russia, despite global economic uncertainty and volatility.

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