CIBC Mellon announces Canadian release of Workbench Mobile for the iPad®

TORONTO, Sept. 26, 2011 /CNW/ - CIBC Mellon is pleased to announce the Canadian release of WorkbenchSM Mobile for the iPad®, a new app enabling the firm's institutional clients to authorize instructions and securely view key reports and account information while on-the-go. To access the new app, registered CIBC Mellon Workbench users can download Workbench Mobile at the App Store through the BNY Mellon ConnectSM Mobile portal.

"Leveraging the strength and scale of BNY Mellon, our parent and a global leader in investment management and investment services, CIBC Mellon is ideally positioned to bring this leading-edge asset servicing technology direct to our clients, helping them to manage and grow their business," said Kathy Kenny, Assistant Vice President, Product Management Information Delivery, CIBC Mellon. "  BNY Mellon was the first global custodian to provide reports and information to clients via a mobile app when it introduced the iPad Workbench Mobile in July 2011. We're pleased to now introduce registered CIBC Mellon's Workbench users to this exciting new app."

Through the new Workbench Mobile app, CIBC Mellon's clients can use an iPad to easily view and monitor account investment information, performance data, and industry news updates.  Available features include: 

  • Recent reports - view Workbench reports run over the past 10 days in PDF format
  • Dashboard - drill-down into account valuation changes and chart by manager, asset type, currency, country or security
  • Lookup - investment accounting clients can view portfolio/issuer exposure across accounts and asset classes
  • Instructions - available for those custody clients who manage cash through Workbench and authorize cash transactions
  • Media room - view updates on industry regulations and thought leadership

In response to client feedback, plans are now under way to add even more features to Workbench Mobile.  Enhanced features will be delivered automatically to all registered Workbench users through the App Store.  In addition to this, the existing app will be optimized for the iPhone and other handheld and smaller mobile devices.

About CIBC Mellon
CIBC Mellon is 50-50 jointly owned by Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce and The Bank of New York Mellon. CIBC Mellon has more than $1 trillion in assets under administration and is a leading provider of financial services for institutions and corporations, providing superior asset servicing, multicurrency accounting, information delivery, unitholder recordkeeping, and securities lending services in Canada.  CIBC Mellon is part of the BNY Mellon network, which has US$26.3 trillion in assets under custody and administration and more than US$1.3 trillion in assets under management.


For further information:

Brent Merriman, corporate affairs, CIBC Mellon, 416-643-5000,

For more information and instructions on how to download Workbench Mobile, refer to the Fall 2011 edition of our Trade Talk newsletter.


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