BNY Mellon Extends Custody Banking Relationship with Virginia Retirement System

   BNY Mellon Extends Custody Banking Relationship with Virginia Retirement

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Nov. 8, 2012

NEW YORK, Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --BNY Mellon, the global leader in
investment management and investment services, today announced that it has
renewed its contract to provide custody banking services to the Virginia
Retirement System ("VRS"). The contract extends the current relationship
between BNY Mellon and VRS for five years with an option to renew for
anotherfive-year period.

BNY Mellon will continue to provide VRS with custody, performance and risk,
securities lending and foreign exchange services.

"BNY Mellon has been apartner with us for many years and welook forwardto
working with them to continue to provide a variety of custody banking services
on terms favorable to our members," said Bob Schultze, VRSDirector.

"We are very pleased to continue our long-standing relationship with the
Virginia Retirement System," said Vince Sands, executive vice president and
deputy CEO of BNY Mellon Asset Servicing. "We remain committed to providing
the Virginia Retirement System with best-in-class custody banking services
that are important tools for their investment professionals as they seek to
create value for their members."

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 $27.9 trillion in assets under custody
and administration and $1.4 trillion in assets under management, services
$11.6 trillion in outstanding debt and processes global payments averaging
$1.4 trillion per day. BNY Mellon is the corporate brand of The Bank of New
York Mellon Corporation (NYSE: BK). Additional information is available on or follow us on Twitter@BNYMellon.


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