Trian Fund Buys More Bank of New York Mellon ~ market folly

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Trian Fund Buys More Bank of New York Mellon

Nelson Peltz's activist firm Trian Fund Management has filed a Form 4 with the SEC regarding its stake in Bank of New York Mellon (BK).  Per the filing, Trian acquired 20,700 shares of BK on May 16th at a weighted average price of $39.6531. 

After this transaction, they now own over 31.84 million shares of BK.  As we've previously highlighted, Trian was buying BK around these levels last year as well.

Per Google Finance, Bank of New York Mellon is "a provider of financial products and services in domestic and international markets. Through its two principal businesses, Investment Management and Investment Services, it serves institutions, corporations and high net worth individuals. For institutions and corporations, it provides investment management, trust and custody, foreign exchange, fund administration, global collateral services, securities lending, depositary receipts, corporate trust, global payment/cash management, banking services and clearing services. For individuals, it provides mutual funds, separate accounts, wealth management and private banking services. BNY Mellon’s investment management businesses provide investment products in different asset classes and investment styles."  Read more:

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