Computershare Acquires Registrar And Transfer Company

            Computershare Acquires Registrar And Transfer Company  Continued investment in shareholder servicing  PR Newswire  NEW YORK, May 1, 2014  NEW YORK, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Computershare Limited (ASX: CPU), a leading financial services  provider for the global securities industry, announced today it has acquired Registrar and Transfer Company (R&T). R&T provides transfer agency, proxy advisory and printing services; serving approximately 860 issuers in the US market.  "R&T's clients will be incorporated into the Computershare family and have access to our market leading products and services," said Jay McHale, President of Equity Services, Computershare US. "On top of our advanced processing and shareholder servicing capabilities, issuers will benefit from our investment in robust compliance and data security programs as well as our ability to keep up with changing regulatory requirements."  Registrar and Transfer Company, Commerce Financial Printers and Eagle Rock Proxy Advisors will operate temporarily as separate entities within Computershare, while Computershare develops integration plans that take into account the specific needs of the clients of those businesses. Those clients will be brought onto Computershare systems and processes as quickly as is practicable.  About Computershare Limited (CPU) Computershare (ASX: CPU) is a global market leader in transfer agency and share registration, employee equity plans, proxy solicitation and stakeholder communications. We also specialise in corporate trust, mortgage, bankruptcy, class action, utility and tax voucher administration, and a range of other diversified financial and governance services.  Founded in 1978, Computershare is renowned for its expertise in high integrity data management, high volume transaction processing and reconciliations, payments and stakeholder engagement. Many of the world's leading organisations use us to streamline and maximise the value of relationships with their investors, employees, creditors and customers.  Computershare is represented in all major financial markets and has over 14,000 employees worldwide.  For more information, visit www.computershare.com  Contacts: Kristal Bogle                   Rachel Hamilton-Wilkes EVP, Marketing                  Director, Public Relations Tel: 310 751 1819               Tel: 310 751 1817 kristal.bogle@computershare.com rachel.hamiltonwilkes@computershare.com    SOURCE Computershare  Website: http://www.computershare.com  
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