BNY Mellon wins Most Innovative Project of the Year award for its CSD at the 2013 Custody Risk European Awards

BNY Mellon Broker-Dealer Services named Clearing Provider of the Year for fourth time in five years

BNY Mellon also named Benelux custodian of the year

Dec 16, 2013, 07:30 ET from BNY Mellon

LONDON, Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BNY Mellon, the global leader in investment management and investment services, has taken top honours in three key categories at Custody Risk magazine's European Awards 2013.


BNY Mellon's Central Securities Depositary (CSD) entity, which launched in January 2013 was named Most Innovative Project of the Year. BNY Mellon CSD SA/NV offers issuer, settlement and safekeeping services for the benefit of all market participants across Europe and the wider global marketplace.

BNY Mellon's Broker-Dealer Services business took the award for Clearing Provider of the Year for the fourth time in five years.

BNY Mellon was also named Custodian of the Year: Benelux.

Hani Kablawi, head of Europe, Middle East and Africa for BNY Mellon's Asset Servicing business, said: "Our clients are today operating in an extremely challenging environment in respect of regulation, risk management and cost control. Our CSD, alongside our expanding suite of innovative solutions around collateral management, fund distribution, compliance and tax, underlines BNY Mellon's commitment to changing the rules of the game when it comes to helping our clients to transform and grow their businesses."

Adds Scott Coey, head of Broker-Dealer Services EMEA at BNY Mellon subsidiary Pershing: "In 2013 we have built on our strengths across business lines to deliver a comprehensive clearing service for all asset classes, exchanges and markets. Being named Clearing Provider of the Year at the Custody Risk European Awards is welcome acknowledgement of our position as a pre-eminent provider of global clearing solutions and our focus on delivering outstanding client service."

Notes to editors:

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