The Bank of New York Appointed as Transfer Agent For Hilton Hotels Corporation

Apr 18, 2001, 01:00 ET from The Bank of New York

    NEW YORK, April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bank of New York announced today
 that it has been selected as the transfer agent and dividend disbursement
 agent for Hilton Hotels Corporation.
     Headquartered in Beverly Hills, California, Hilton Hotels Corporation
 develops, owns, manages, or franchises more than 1,800 hotels, resorts and
 vacation ownership properties. Its portfolio includes such well known and
 highly regarded hotel brands as Hilton(R), Doubletree(R), Embassy Suites(R),
 Hampton Inn(R), Hampton Inn & Suites(R), Harrison Conference Centers(R),
 Hilton Garden Inn(R), Homewood Suites(R) by Hilton, Red Lion Hotels & Inns(R)
 and Conrad International(R).
     The Bank of New York is among the world's leading transfer agents,
 providing shareowner services to more than 1,750 corporations worldwide. As
 transfer agent, the Bank provides recordkeeping, dividend payment and
 reinvestment, proxy tabulation, and corporate reorganization services for
 corporate issuers of equity securities.  Also included are a vast range of
 interrelated, technology-driven services, including direct registration,
 direct purchase and sale plans, employee stock option plans, employee stock
 purchase plans and initial public offerings.  For more information, visit the
 Bank's stock transfer website at stockbny.com.
 
     The Bank of New York was founded in 1784 by Alexander Hamilton and is the
 nation's oldest bank.  It is the principal subsidiary of The Bank of New York
 Company, Inc. (NYSE:   BK), a financial holding company.  With over $73 billion
 in total assets as of March 31, 2001, the Company provides a complete range of
 banking and other financial services to corporations and individuals worldwide
 through its basic businesses, namely, Securities Servicing and Global Payment
 Services, Corporate Banking, BNY Asset Management and Private Client Services,
 Retail Banking, and Financial Market Services.  Additional information on the
 Company is available at http://www.bankofny.com.
 
 

SOURCE The Bank of New York
    NEW YORK, April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bank of New York announced today
 that it has been selected as the transfer agent and dividend disbursement
 agent for Hilton Hotels Corporation.
     Headquartered in Beverly Hills, California, Hilton Hotels Corporation
 develops, owns, manages, or franchises more than 1,800 hotels, resorts and
 vacation ownership properties. Its portfolio includes such well known and
 highly regarded hotel brands as Hilton(R), Doubletree(R), Embassy Suites(R),
 Hampton Inn(R), Hampton Inn & Suites(R), Harrison Conference Centers(R),
 Hilton Garden Inn(R), Homewood Suites(R) by Hilton, Red Lion Hotels & Inns(R)
 and Conrad International(R).
     The Bank of New York is among the world's leading transfer agents,
 providing shareowner services to more than 1,750 corporations worldwide. As
 transfer agent, the Bank provides recordkeeping, dividend payment and
 reinvestment, proxy tabulation, and corporate reorganization services for
 corporate issuers of equity securities.  Also included are a vast range of
 interrelated, technology-driven services, including direct registration,
 direct purchase and sale plans, employee stock option plans, employee stock
 purchase plans and initial public offerings.  For more information, visit the
 Bank's stock transfer website at stockbny.com.
 
     The Bank of New York was founded in 1784 by Alexander Hamilton and is the
 nation's oldest bank.  It is the principal subsidiary of The Bank of New York
 Company, Inc. (NYSE:   BK), a financial holding company.  With over $73 billion
 in total assets as of March 31, 2001, the Company provides a complete range of
 banking and other financial services to corporations and individuals worldwide
 through its basic businesses, namely, Securities Servicing and Global Payment
 Services, Corporate Banking, BNY Asset Management and Private Client Services,
 Retail Banking, and Financial Market Services.  Additional information on the
 Company is available at http://www.bankofny.com.
 
 SOURCE  The Bank of New York