BOSTON, July 23 -- BNY Mellon issued the following news release:
Standish Mellon Asset Management Company LLC, the fixed income specialist for BNY Mellon, has hired Amanda E. Abdella as senior portfolio manager with responsibility for managing bond portfolios for insurance clients.
In this newly created position, Abdella also will have client service responsibilities. She reports to Anthony C. Criscuolo, managing director of insurance client strategies for Standish.
"Amanda has substantial experience managing bond portfolios in the insurance industry," said Criscuolo. "She is a welcome addition to our insurance team, which has grown assets under management nearly 13 percent to 19.3 billion Dollars during the first half of 2012."
Abdella had been a senior portfolio manager and senior vice president for Hartford Investment Management Company, where she was responsible for managing a wide range of fixed income investments. She received her master's degree from the University of Connecticut and her bachelor's degree from Clarkson University.
Standish Mellon Asset Management Company LLC, with approximately 97.5 billion Dollars of assets under management, provides investment management services across a broad spectrum of fixed income asset classes. These include corporate credit (investment-grade and high-yield), emerging markets debt (dollar-denominated and local currency), core / core plus and opportunistic (U.S. and global) strategies. Standish also offers full service capabilities in insurance and liability driven investing. The firm also includes assets managed by Standish personnel acting as dual officers of The Dreyfus Corporation and The Bank of New York Mellon.
BNY Mellon Investment Management is one of the world's leading investment management organizations and one of the top U.S. wealth managers, with 1.3 trillion Dollars in assets under management. It encompasses BNY Mellon's affiliated investment management firms, wealth management services and global distribution companies. More information can be found at www.bnymellon.com.
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