CIBC Mellon appointed asset servicing provider by the Halifax Herald Limited

    TORONTO, Feb. 12 /CNW/ - Today, CIBC Mellon Global Securities Services
Company announced its appointment by the Halifax Herald Limited, one of
Canada's oldest and largest independent newspapers, to act as asset servicing
provider for the company's pension fund.
    "The Halifax Herald Limited is an independent family-owned company
committed to Nova Scotia's progress, development and service of its people. In
CIBC Mellon, we found a partner who aligns with our philosophy of providing
excellent service to clients with in-depth knowledge and experience," said
Mary Lou Croft, executive vice president of the Halifax Herald. "CIBC Mellon's
superior technology, expertise and commitment to client service will help us
deliver on our promise to the people of Nova Scotia."
    "We are pleased to be the service provider of choice for the Halifax
Herald's pension plan, providing global asset servicing and benefit payments,"
said Thomas C. MacMillan, president and chief executive officer, CIBC Mellon.
"We look forward to supporting the Halifax Herald by leveraging our broad
product capability, strength in technology and industry expertise."

    The Halifax Herald Limited is one of Canada's oldest and largest
independent newspapers. Owned by the Dennis family and based in Halifax, Nova
Scotia since 1875, the Halifax Herald Limited publishes the Chronicle Herald,
and the Sunday Herald. For more information visit the Halifax Herald's website

    CIBC Mellon is 50-50 jointly owned by Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
and The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation. CIBC Mellon Global Securities
Services Company is a leading provider of financial services for institutions
and corporations, providing superior asset servicing, multicurrency
accounting, information delivery, securities lending and foreign exchange
services in Canada. CIBC Mellon is part of BNY Mellon Asset Servicing, which
has more than US$ 20 trillion in assets under custody and administration. CIBC
Mellon Global Securities Services Company is a sister company to CIBC Mellon
Trust Company. Visit CIBC Mellon's website at

For further information:

For further information: Cheryl Ficker, director, corporate affairs,
CIBC Mellon, (416) 643-6368

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