Takeover of PNC Global complete
Published 02/07/2010 | 05:00
IRELAND is now home to the third largest alternative asset management company in the world after BNY Mellon's takeover of PNC Global Investment Services was completed yesterday.
Some 500 Dublin workers will transfer from PNC to BNY, giving the enlarged BNY a workforce of more than 1,700. "The transfer will create a number of natural synergies in the business here, immediately doubling BNY Mellon's European alternative assets under administration and making our Irish business the third largest provider of alternative asset servicing globally," said Joe Duffy, country executive for BNY Mellon in Ireland.
Foinse posted loss last year
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Comreg publishes its new strategy
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Satisfactory year despite challenge
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Aircoach launch Dalkey service
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