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BNY Mellon Reports Fourth Quarter Earnings Of $622 Million Or $0.53 Per Common Share

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

BNY Mellon Reports Fourth Quarter Earnings Of $622 Million Or $0.53 Per Common Share06:30 EST Wednesday, January 16, 2013NEW YORK, Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT AND PERFORMANCE FEES UP 17% YEAR-OVER-YEARASSETS UNDER MANAGEMENT UP 10% YEAR-OVER-YEARNet long-term inflows of $56 billion over last 12 months, $14 billion in 4Q12ASSETS UNDER CUSTODY/ADMINISTRATION UP 9% YEAR-OVER-YEARNew wins of $1.5 trillion over last 12 months, $190 billion in 4Q12 ESTIMATED BASEL III TIER 1 COMMON EQUITY RATIO 9.8% (a)RETURN ON TANGIBLE COMMON EQUITY 19% (a)REPURCHASED 49.8 MILLION COMMON SHARES FOR $1.1 BILLION IN 2012The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation ("BNY Mellon") (NYSE: BK) today reported fourth quarter net income applicable to common shareholders of $622 million, or $0.53 per diluted common share, compared with $505 million, or $0.42 per diluted common share, in the fourth quarter of 2011 and $720 million, or $0.61 per diluted common share, in the third quarter of 2012.  "We are pleased to report strong year-over-year growth in fees in our Investment Management, Asset Servicing, Clearing and Treasury Services businesses.  We benefited from the improvement in market values and, more importantly, from our relentless focus on generating organic growth with our broad client base.  We are also driving our operational excellence initiatives to improve our efficiency and help mitigate the impact on our high margin revenues due to the low interest rate environment and tepid capital markets activity.  Our balance sheet and capital ratios strengthened in 2012 even after giving effect to the repurchase of approximately $1.1 billion of our common shares in 2012," said Gerald L. Hassell, chairman and chief executive officer of BNY Mellon."I wish to thank all of my colleagues across the company for their tremendous dedication and ongoing focus on improving our performance, delivering excellence to our clients and creating shareholder value," added Mr. Hassell.Net income applicable to common shareholders totaled $2.427 billion, or $2.03 per diluted common share, for the full-year 2012 compared with $2.516 billion, or $2.03 per diluted common share, for the full-year 2011.______________(a) See "Supplemental information ? Explanation of Non-GAAP financial measures" beginning on page 10 for the calculation of the Non-GAAP measures of the estimated Basel III Tier 1 common equity ratio and the return on tangible common equity. Fourth Quarter Results - Sequential growth rates are unannualized.  Please refer to the Quarterly Earnings Review for a detailed review of our businesses.  Unless otherwise noted, the results for all periods in 2011 include the impact of Shareowner Services.Total revenue Reconciliation of total revenue4Q12 vs.(dollars in millions)4Q123Q124Q114Q113Q12Fee and other revenue$ 2,850$ 2,879$ 2,7653%(1)%Income (loss) from consolidated investment management funds4247(5)Net interest revenue725749780Total revenue ? GAAP 3,6173,6753,5402(2)Less: Net income (loss) attributable to noncontrolling interests related to              consolidated investment management funds1125(28)Fee and other revenue related to Shareowner Services (a)--142Total revenue excluding fee and other revenue related to Shareowner    Services ? Non-GAAP$ 3,606$ 3,650$ 3,4265%(1)%(a)   The Shareowner Services business was sold on Dec. 31, 2011.Assets under custody/administration amounted to $26.7 trillion at Dec. 31, 2012, an increase of 9% compared with the prior year and $100 billion sequentially.  The year-over-year increase was driven by higher market values and net new business.  The sequential increase reflects net new business.  Assets under management amounted to a record $1.4 trillion at Dec. 31, 2012, an increase of 10% compared with the prior year and 2% sequentially.  Both increases primarily resulted from higher market values and net new business.  Long-term inflows totaled $14 billion and short-term outflows totaled $6 billion for the fourth quarter of 2012.  Long-term inflows benefited from fixed income and liability-driven investments.Investment services fees totaled $1.6 billion, an increase of 1% year-over-year and a decrease of 5% sequentially.  The year-over-year increase was primarily driven by higher asset servicing revenue as a result of net new business, improved market values and higher collateral management revenue, as well as higher volumes in clearing and treasury services.  This increase was partially offset by the impact of the sale of the Shareowner Services business in the fourth quarter of 2011 as well as lower Depositary Receipts and Corporate Trust revenue.  Sequentially, the decrease primarily resulted from a $107 million decrease in Depositary Receipts revenue largely reflecting seasonality and lower securities lending revenue, partially offset by higher asset servicing revenue driven by higher collateral management revenue, and higher clearing and treasury services revenue.Investment management and performance fees were $853 million, an increase of 17% year-over-year and 9% sequentially.  Both increases were impacted by the acquisition of the remaining 50% interest in the West LB Mellon Asset Management joint venture, subsequently renamed Meriten Investment Management ("Meriten").  Excluding the Meriten acquisition, investment management and performance fees increased 15% year-over-year and 8% sequentially driven by higher market values, net new business and higher performance fees. The year-over-year increase also reflects lower money market fee waivers. Foreign exchange and other trading revenue totaled $139 million compared with $228 million in the fourth quarter of 2011 and $182 million in the third quarter of 2012.  In the fourth quarter of 2012, foreign exchange revenue totaled $106 million, a decrease of 42% year-over-year and 12% sequentially.  Both decreases reflect a sharp decline in volatility and a modest decrease in volumes.  Other trading revenue was $33 million in the fourth quarter of 2012 compared with $45 million in fourth quarter of 2011 and $61 million in the third quarter of 2012.  The decreases compared with both prior periods reflect lower fixed income trading revenue primarily driven by lower interest rate derivative trading revenue.Investment and other income totaled $116 million compared with $146 million in the fourth quarter of 2011 and $124 million in the third quarter of 2012.  The year-over-year decrease primarily reflects the pre-tax gain on the sale of the Shareowner Services business recorded in the fourth quarter of 2011 which was partially offset by the write-down on an equity investment also recorded in the fourth quarter of 2011.  Additionally, the fourth quarter of 2012 includes higher net gains on loans held-for-sale retained from a previously divested bank subsidiary.  Sequentially, the decrease primarily reflects lower seed capital gains and equity investment revenue, partially offset by higher leasing gains.Net interest revenue and the net interest margin (FTE) were $725 million and 1.09% compared with $780 million and 1.27% in the fourth quarter of 2011 and $749 million and 1.20% in the third quarter of 2012.  The year-over-year decrease in net interest revenue was primarily driven by the elimination of interest on European Central Bank deposits, lower accretion and lower yields on the reinvestment of securities, partially offset by higher interest-earning assets driven by higher deposit levels.  The decrease in net interest revenue compared with the third quarter of 2012 primarily reflects lower LIBOR rates, lower yields on the reinvestment of securities and lower accretion, partially offset by higher interest-earning assets driven by higher deposit levels.The decreases in net interest margin (FTE) compared with both prior periods primarily reflect higher interest-earning assets driven by higher deposits levels, lower reinvestment yields, the elimination of interest on European Central Bank deposits and lower accretion.The unrealized pre-tax gain on our total investment securities portfolio was $2.4 billion at Dec. 31, 2012 compared with $2.5 billion at Sept. 30, 2012.  The decrease in the unrealized pre-tax gain was primarily driven by $50 million of net realized securities gains in the fourth quarter of 2012. The low rate environment creates the opportunity for us to realize gains as we rebalance and manage the duration risk of the investment securities portfolio.  Gains realized on these sales should be considered along with net interest revenue when evaluating our overall results.  In the fourth quarter of 2012, combined net interest revenue and net securities gains totaled $775 million, compared with $777 million in the year-ago quarter and $771 million in the linked quarter.The provision for credit losses was a credit of $61 million in the fourth quarter of 2012.  The credit was largely driven by a reduction in the allowance for credit losses related to the residential mortgage loan portfolio.  Our residential mortgage loan portfolio has experienced better performance compared to aggregate industry historical losses.  In the fourth quarter of 2012, we began using our actual loan loss experience rather than industry data to estimate the allowance for credit losses.  The provision for credit losses was $23 million in the fourth quarter of 2011 and a credit of $5 million in the third quarter of 2012.Total noninterest expenseReconciliation of noninterest expense4Q12 vs.(dollars in millions)4Q123Q124Q114Q113Q12Noninterest expense ? GAAP$ 2,825$ 2,705$ 2,828-%4%Less:  Amortization of intangible assets9695106          M&I, litigation and restructuring charges4626176       Noninterest expense related to Shareowner Services (a)--46Total noninterest expense excluding amortization of intangible assets,    M&I, litigation and restructuring charges and direct expense related to    Shareowner Services ? Non-GAAP$ 2,683$ 2,584$ 2,5007%4%(a)   Reflects direct expense related to the Shareowner Services business sold on Dec. 31, 2011.Total noninterest expense increased 7% year-over-year and 4% sequentially excluding amortization of intangible assets, M&I, litigation and restructuring charges and direct expenses related to Shareowner Services (Non-GAAP).  Both increases were primarily driven by revenue mix as the lower interest rate environment and tepid capital markets have driven a decline in our low variable cost businesses, such as Depositary Receipts, foreign exchange and other trading and net interest revenue. These revenue declines were offset by increases in investment management, asset servicing, clearing and treasury services fees, all of which come with higher variable costs.  Additionally, higher software amortization expense, business development expense and the Meriten acquisition increased noninterest expense both year-over-year and sequentially.The effective tax rate was 24.3% in the fourth quarter of 2012, which primarily reflects a benefit associated with the reorganization of certain foreign operations.  Capital ratiosDec. 31,Sept. 30,Dec. 31,2012(a)20122011Estimated Basel III Tier 1 common equity ratio ? Non-GAAP (b)(c)9.8%9.3%N/A    Basel I Tier 1 common equity to risk-weighted assets ratio ? Non-GAAP (c)                                         13.613.313.4%Basel I Tier 1 capital ratio15.115.315.0Basel I Total (Tier 1 plus Tier 2) capital ratio16.416.917.0Basel I leverage capital ratio5.35.65.2BNY Mellon shareholders' equity to total assets ratio (c)10.110.710.3BNY Mellon common shareholders' equity to total assets ratio (c)9.910.310.3Tangible BNY Mellon common shareholders' equity to tangible assets of operations ratio ? Non-GAAP (c)6.46.36.4(a)Preliminary.(b)The estimated Basel III Tier 1 common equity ratio at Dec. 31, 2012 and Sept. 30, 2012 is based on the Notices of Proposed Rulemaking ("NPRs") and final market risk rule initially released on June 7, 2012 and published in the Federal Register on Aug. 30, 2012. The estimated Basel III Tier 1 common equity ratio of 7.1% at Dec. 31, 2011 is based on prior Basel III guidance and the proposed market risk rule.(c)See "Supplemental information ? Explanation of Non-GAAP financial measures" beginning on page 10 for a calculation of these ratios.N/A? Not applicable. We generated $687 million of gross Basel I Tier 1 common equity in the fourth quarter of 2012.  Our estimated Basel III Tier 1 common equity ratio was 9.8% at Dec. 31, 2012 compared with 9.3% at Sept. 30, 2012.  The increase was primarily due to lower risk-weighted assets.Dividends (common) ? On Jan. 16, 2013, The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation declared a quarterly common stock dividend of $0.13 per common share. This cash dividend is payable on Feb. 5, 2013 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on Jan. 28, 2013.  Dividends (preferred) ? On Jan. 16, 2013, The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation also declared dividends for the dividend period ending in March 2013 of $1,000.00 per share on the Series A Noncumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock, liquidation preference $100,000 per share (the "Series A Preferred Stock") (equivalent to approximately $10.00 per Normal Preferred Capital Security of Mellon Capital IV, referred to below, each representing 1/100th interest in a share of Series A Preferred Stock), and $1,300.00 per share on the Series C Noncumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock, liquidation preference $100,000 per share (the "Series C Preferred Stock") (equivalent to approximately $0.33 per depositary share, each representing a 1/4,000th interest in a share of the Series C Preferred Stock (the "Depositary Shares")), payable on March 20, 2013 to holders of record as of the close of business on March 5, 2013.  All of the outstanding shares of the Series A Preferred Stock are owned by Mellon Capital IV, which will pass through the March dividend on the Series A Preferred Stock on a proportionate basis to the holders of record, as of the close of business on March 5, 2013, of its Normal Preferred Capital Securities.  All of the outstanding shares of the Series C Preferred Stock are held by the depositary of the Depositary Shares, which will pass through the March dividend on the Series C Preferred Stock on a proportionate basis to the holders of record, as of the close of business on March 5, 2013, of the Depositary Shares.BNY Mellon is a global financial services company focused on helping clients manage and service their financial assets, operating in 36 countries and serving more than 100 markets.  BNY Mellon is a leading provider of financial services for institutions, corporations and high-net-worth individuals, offering superior investment management and investment services through a worldwide client-focused team.  It has $26.7 trillion in assets under custody/administration and $1.4 trillion in assets under management, services $11.4 trillion in outstanding debt and processes global payments averaging $1.5 trillion per day.  BNY Mellon is the corporate brand of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation.  Additional information is available on www.bnymellon.com or follow us on Twitter @BNYMellon.Supplemental Financial InformationThe Quarterly Earnings Review and Supplemental Financial Trends for The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation have been updated through Dec. 31, 2012 and are available at www.bnymellon.com (Investor Relations - Financial Reports).Conference Call DataGerald L. Hassell, chairman and chief executive officer and Thomas P. Gibbons, vice chairman and chief financial officer, along with other members of executive management from BNY Mellon, will host a conference call and simultaneous live audio webcast at 8:00 a.m. EST on Jan. 16, 2013.  This conference call and audio webcast will include forward-looking statements and may include other material information.  Persons wishing to access the conference call and audio webcast may do so by dialing (888) 677-5383 (U.S.) and (773) 799-3611 (International), and using the passcode: Earnings, or by logging on to www.bnymellon.com.  The Earnings Release, together with the Quarterly Earnings Review and Supplemental Financial Trends, will be available at www.bnymellon.com beginning at approximately 6:30 a.m. EST on Jan. 16, 2013.  Replays of the conference call and audio webcast will be available beginning Jan. 16, 2013 at approximately 2 p.m. EST through Jan. 30, 2013 by dialing (866) 465-2120 (U.S.) or (203) 369-1437 (International).  The archived version of the conference call and audio webcast will also be available at www.bnymellon.com for the same time period. THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON CORPORATIONFinancial Highlights(dollar amounts in millions, except per common                  Quarter endedYear endedamounts and unless otherwise noted; quarterly                 Dec. 31,Sept. 30,Dec. 31,Dec. 31,Dec. 31,returns are annualized)          20122012201120122011Return on common equity (a)       7.1 %8.3 %5.9 %7.1 %7.5 %    Non-GAAP (a)         8.2 %9.2 %8.0 %8.8 %9.0 %Return on tangible common equity ? Non-GAAP (a)        18.8 %22.1 %17.7 %19.3 %22.6 %    Non-GAAP adjusted (a)                19.7 %22.5 %21.1 %21.8 %24.6 %Fee revenue as a percentage of total revenue   excluding net securities gains (losses)            78 %78 %78%78 %78%Annualized fee revenue per employee   (based on average headcount) (in thousands)        $227$235$223$232$237Percentage of non-U.S. total revenue (b)36 %37 %34 %37 %37 %Pre-tax operating margin (a)       24 %27 %19 %23 %25 %    Non-GAAP (a)27 %29 %28 %29 %30 %Net interest margin (FTE)                                         1.09 %1.20 %1.27 %1.21 %1.36 %Selected average balances:Interest-earning assets              $270,215$255,228$247,724$250,450$222,226Assets of operations       $324,601$307,919$304,235$304,102$277,766Total assets             $335,995$318,914$316,074$315,381$291,145Interest-bearing deposits       $142,719$138,260$130,343$134,259$124,695Noninterest-bearing deposits           $79,987$70,230$76,309$69,951$57,984Preferred stock                  $1,066$611$-$437$-Total The Bank of New York Mellon   Corporation common shareholders' equity                             $34,962$34,522$33,761$34,333$33,519Average common shares and equivalents   outstanding (in thousands):    Basic       1,161,2121,169,6741,204,9941,176,4851,220,804    Diluted                                        1,163,7531,171,5341,205,5861,178,4301,223,026Period-end data:Market value of assets under management (in billions)$1,386$1,359$1,260$1,386$1,260Market value of assets under custody/  administration (in trillions) (c)$26.7$26.6$24.6$26.7$24.6Market value of securities on loan (in billions) (d)          $246$259$269$246$269Full-time employees                                           49,50048,70048,70049,50048,700Book value per common share ? GAAP (a)             $30.39$30.11$27.62$30.39$27.62Tangible book value per common share ? Non-GAAP (a)        $12.82$12.59$10.57$12.82$10.57Cash dividends per common share                              $0.13$0.13$0.13$0.52$0.48Common dividend payout ratio                                                  25 %21 %31 %26 %24 %Closing stock price per common share                      $25.70$22.62$19.91$25.70$19.91Market capitalization$29,902$26,434$24,085$29,902$24,085(a)See "Supplemental information ? Explanation of Non-GAAP financial measures" beginning on page 10 for a calculation of these ratios.(b)Includes fee revenue, net interest revenue and income (loss) from consolidated investment management funds, net of net income (loss) attributable to noncontrolling interests.(c)Preliminary. Prior periods have been restated to reflect a correction of a double-count of a portion of legacy Mellon's assets under custody/administration.(d)Represents the securities on loan managed by the Investment Services business. THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON CORPORATIONCondensed Consolidated Income Statement Quarter endedYear-to-dateDec. 31,Sept. 30,Dec. 31,Dec. 31,Dec. 31,(in millions)20122012201120122011Fee and other revenueInvestment services fees:Asset servicing$  945$  942$  885$  3,780$  3,697Issuer services2153112871,0521,445Clearing services2942872781,1931,159Treasury services141138134549535Total investment services fees1,5951,6781,5846,5746,836Investment management and performance fees8537797303,1743,002Foreign exchange and other trading revenue139182228692848Distribution and servicing524842192187Financing-related fees454638172170Investment and other income116124146427455Total fee revenue2,8002,8572,76811,23111,498Net securities gains (losses)5022(3)16248Total fee and other revenue2,8502,8792,76511,39311,546Operations of consolidated investment management fundsInvestment income137151108593670Interest of investment management fund note holders95104113404470Income (loss) from consolidated investment management funds4247(5)189200Net interest revenueInterest revenue8438779253,5073,588Interest expense118128145534604Net interest revenue7257497802,9732,984Provision for credit losses(61)(5)23(80)1Net interest revenue after provision for credit losses7867547573,0532,983Noninterest expenseStaff1,4571,4361,3825,7615,726Professional, legal and other purchased services3222923221,2221,217Software and equipment233208213855815Net occupancy156149159593624Distribution and servicing10810996421416Business development886075275261Sub-custodian646562269298Other255265237994937Amortization of intangible assets9695106384428Merger and integration, litigation and restructuring charges4626176559390Total noninterest expense2,8252,7052,82811,33311,112IncomeIncome before income taxes8539756893,3023,617Provision for income taxes2072252117791,048Net income6467504782,5232,569Net (income) loss attributable to noncontrolling interests (includes    $(11), $(25), $28, $(76) and $(50) related to consolidated    investment management funds, respectively)(11)(25)27(78)(53)Net income applicable to shareholders of The Bank of New    York Mellon Corporation6357255052,4452,516Preferred stock dividends(13)(5)-(18)-Net income applicable to common shareholders of The Bank of    New York Mellon Corporation$  622$  720$  505$  2,427$  2,516 THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON CORPORATIONCondensed Consolidated Income Statement - continued Reconciliation of net income to the net income applicable to the common shareholders of The Bank of New York Mellon CorporationQuarter endedYear-to-dateDec. 31,Sept. 30,Dec. 31,Dec. 31,Dec. 31,(in millions)20122012201120122011Net income $ 646$ 750$ 478$ 2,523$ 2,569Net (income) loss attributable to noncontrolling interests(11)(25)27(78)(53)Net income applicable to shareholders of The Bank of New    York Mellon Corporation6357255052,4452,516Preferred stock dividends(13)(5)-(18)-Net income applicable to common shareholders of The Bank of    New York Mellon Corporation6227205052,4272,516Less:  Earnings allocated to participating securities91163527Change in the excess of redeemable value over the fair value    of noncontrolling interests--(1)(5)9Net income applicable to the common shareholders of The Bank    of New York Mellon Corporation after required adjustments    for the calculation of basic and diluted earnings per common    share$ 613$ 709$ 500$ 2,397$ 2,480Earnings per share applicable to the common shareholders of The Bank of New York Mellon CorporationQuarter endedYear-to-dateDec. 31,Sept. 30,Dec. 31,Dec. 31,Dec. 31,(in dollars)20122012201120122011Basic$ 0.53$ 0.61$ 0.42$ 2.04$ 2.03Diluted$ 0.53$ 0.61$ 0.42$ 2.03$ 2.03Certain immaterial reclassifications have been made to prior periods to place them on a basis comparable with the current period presentation. THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON CORPORATIONConsolidated Balance Sheet Dec. 31,Sept. 30,Dec. 31,(dollars in millions, except per share amounts)201220122011AssetsCash and due from:Banks$   4,727$   4,991$   4,175Interest-bearing deposits with the Federal Reserve and other central banks90,11073,11890,243Interest-bearing deposits with banks43,91040,57836,321Federal funds sold and securities purchased under resale agreements6,5935,7534,510Securities:Held-to-maturity (fair value of $8,389, $8,893 and $3,540)8,2058,7023,521Available-for-sale92,61995,14878,467Total securities100,824103,85081,988Trading assets9,3789,1907,861Loans46,62945,88943,979Allowance for loan losses(266)(339)(394)Net loans46,36345,55043,585Premises and equipment1,6591,6901,681Accrued interest receivable593545660Goodwill18,07517,98417,904Intangible assets4,8094,8825,152Other assets20,46820,44419,839Subtotal assets of operations347,509328,575313,919Assets of consolidated investment management funds, at fair value:Trading assets10,96110,82110,751Other assets520548596Subtotal assets of consolidated investment management funds, at fair value11,48111,36911,347Total assets$ 358,990$ 339,944$ 325,266LiabilitiesDeposits:Noninterest-bearing (principally U.S. offices)$   93,019$   78,790$   95,335Interest-bearing deposits in U.S. offices53,82644,84341,231Interest-bearing deposits in Non-U.S. offices99,25099,31682,528Total deposits246,095222,949219,094Federal funds purchased and securities sold under repurchase agreements7,42712,4506,267Trading liabilities8,1767,7548,071Payables to customers and broker-dealers16,09513,67512,671Commercial paper3381,27810Other borrowed funds1,3801,1392,174Accrued taxes and other expenses7,3166,5906,235Other liabilities (includes allowance for lending-related commitments of $121, $117 and    $103)6,0107,4086,525Long-term debt18,53019,51619,933Subtotal liabilities of operations311,367292,759280,980Liabilities of consolidated investment management funds, at fair value:Trading liabilities10,15210,01810,053Other liabilities292832Subtotal liabilities of consolidated investment management funds, at fair value10,18110,04610,085Total liabilities321,548302,805291,065Temporary equityRedeemable noncontrolling interests178140114Permanent equityPreferred stock ? par value $0.01 per share; authorized 100,000,000 shares; issued    10,826, 10,501 and - shares1,0681,036-Common stock ? par value $0.01 per share; authorized 3,500,000,000 shares; issued    1,254,182,209, 1,252,278,284 and 1,249,061,305 shares131312Additional paid-in capital23,48523,42923,185Retained earnings14,62214,15312,812Accumulated other comprehensive loss, net of tax(643)(471)(1,627)Less:  Treasury stock of 90,691,868, 83,671,325 and 39,386,698 common shares, at cost(2,114)(1,942)(965)Total The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation shareholders' equity36,43136,21833,417Non-redeemable noncontrolling interests of consolidated investment management funds833781670Total permanent equity37,26436,99934,087Total liabilities, temporary equity and permanent equity$ 358,990$ 339,944$ 325,266 CapitalThe following table presents our Basel I Tier 1 common equity generated.Basel I Tier 1 common equity generation(in millions)4Q123Q124Q11Net income applicable to common shareholders of The Bank of New York   Mellon Corporation ? GAAP$ 622$  720$  505Add:  Amortization of intangible assets, net of tax656066Gross Basel I Tier 1 common equity generated687780571Less capital deployed:Common stock dividends154155159Common stock repurchased17028869Goodwill and intangible assets related to acquisitions/dispositions93-(241)Total capital deployed417443(13)Add:  Other143193(114)Net Basel I Tier 1 common equity generated$  413$  530$  470 Supplemental information ? Explanation of Non-GAAP financial measuresBNY Mellon has included in this Earnings Release certain Non-GAAP financial measures based upon tangible common shareholders' equity.  BNY Mellon believes that the ratio of Tier 1 common equity to risk-weighted assets and the ratio of tangible common shareholders' equity to tangible assets of operations are measures of capital strength that provide additional useful information to investors, supplementing the Tier 1 and Total capital ratios which are utilized by regulatory authorities.  The ratio of Basel I Tier 1 common equity to risk-weighted assets excludes preferred stock, as well as the trust preferred securities which will be phased out of Basel I Tier 1 regulatory capital beginning in 2013.  Unlike the Basel I Tier 1 and Total capital ratios, the tangible common shareholders' equity ratio fully incorporates those changes in investment securities valuations which are reflected in total shareholders' equity.  In addition, this ratio is expressed as a percentage of the actual book value of assets, as opposed to a percentage of a risk-based reduced value established in accordance with regulatory requirements, although BNY Mellon in its calculation has excluded certain assets which are given a zero percent risk-weighting for regulatory purposes.  Further, BNY Mellon believes that the return on tangible common equity measure, which excludes goodwill and intangible assets net of deferred tax liabilities, is a useful additional measure for investors because it presents a measure of BNY Mellon's performance in reference to those assets which are productive in generating income.  BNY Mellon has presented its estimated Basel III Tier 1 common equity ratio on a basis that is representative of how it currently understands the Basel III rules.  Management views the Basel III Tier 1 common equity ratio as a key measure in monitoring BNY Mellon's capital position.  The presentation of the Basel III Tier 1 common equity ratio allows investors to compare BNY Mellon's Basel III Tier 1 common equity ratio with estimates presented by other companies.  Additionally, BNY Mellon has provided a measure of tangible book value per share, which it believes provides additional useful information as to the level of such assets in relation to shares of common stock outstanding.  BNY Mellon has presented revenue measures which exclude the effect of noncontrolling interests related to consolidated investment management funds and other revenue related to the Shareowner Services business, which was sold on Dec. 31, 2011, and expense measures which exclude M&I expenses, litigation charges, restructuring charges, amortization of intangible assets and direct expenses related to the Shareowner Services business.  Return on equity measures and operating margin measures, which exclude some or all of these items, are also presented.  BNY Mellon believes that these measures are useful to investors because they permit a focus on period-to-period comparisons which relate to the ability of BNY Mellon to enhance revenues and limit expenses in circumstances where such matters are within BNY Mellon's control.  The excluded items in general relate to certain ongoing charges as a result of prior transactions or where we have incurred charges.  M&I expenses primarily relate to the acquisitions of Global Investment Servicing on July 1, 2010 and BHF Asset Servicing GmbH on Aug. 2, 2010.  M&I expenses generally continue for approximately three years after the transaction and can vary on a year-to-year basis depending on the stage of the integration.  BNY Mellon believes that the exclusion of M&I expenses provides investors with a focus on BNY Mellon's business as it would appear on a consolidated going-forward basis, after such M&I expenses have ceased.  Future periods will not reflect such M&I expenses, and thus may be more easily compared with our current results if M&I expenses are excluded.  Litigation charges represent accruals for loss contingencies that are both probable and reasonably estimable, but exclude standard business-related legal fees.  Restructuring charges relate to our operational excellence initiatives and migrating positions to global delivery centers.  Excluding these charges permits investors to view expenses on a basis consistent with how management views the business.  BNY Mellon also presents revenue and noninterest expense excluding results relating to the Shareowner Services business so that an investor may compare those results with other periods, which do not include the Shareowner Services business.In this Earnings Release, the net interest margin is presented on an FTE basis.  We believe that this presentation provides comparability of amounts arising from both taxable and tax-exempt sources, and is consistent with industry practice.  The adjustment to an FTE basis has no impact on net income.  Each of these measures as described above is used by management to monitor financial performance, both on a company-wide and business-level basis.The following table presents investment management fees net of performance fees.Investment management and performance fees4Q12 vs.(dollars in millions)4Q123Q124Q114Q113Q12Investment management and performance fees$ 853$ 779$ 73017%9%Less:  Meriten acquisition13N/AN/AN/MN/M     Investment management and performance fees excluding the      Meriten acquisition$ 840$ 779$ 73015%8%N/A ? Not applicable.N/M ? Not meaningful. The following table presents the calculation of the return on common equity and the return on tangible common equity.Return on common equity and tangible common equity(dollars in millions)4Q123Q124Q11YTD12YTD11Net income applicable to common shareholders of The Bank of    New York Mellon Corporation ? GAAP$ 622$ 720$ 505$ 2,427$ 2,516Add: Amortization of intangible assets, net of tax656066247269Net income applicable to common shareholders of The Bank of    New York Mellon Corporation excluding amortization of    intangible assets ? Non-GAAP6877805712,6742,785Add:   M&I, litigation and restructuring charges3118110339240Net income applicable to common shareholders of The Bank of    New York Mellon Corporation excluding amortization of    intangible assets and M&I, litigation and restructuring charges ?    Non-GAAP$ 718$ 798$ 681$ 3,013$ 3,025Average common shareholders' equity$ 34,962$ 34,522$ 33,761$ 34,333$ 33,519Less:  Average goodwill18,04617,91818,04417,96718,129           Average intangible assets4,8604,9265,3334,9825,498Add:   Deferred tax liability ? tax deductible goodwill1,1301,0579671,130967           Deferred tax liability ? non-tax deductible intangible assets1,3101,3391,4591,3101,459Average tangible common shareholders' equity ? Non-GAAP$ 14,496$ 14,074$ 12,810$ 13,824$ 12,318Return on common equity ? GAAP (a)7.1%8.3%5.9%7.1%7.5%Return on common equity excluding amortization of intangible    assets and M&I, litigation and restructuring    charges ? Non-GAAP (a)8.2%9.2%8.0%8.8%9.0%Return on tangible common equity ? Non-GAAP (a)18.8%22.1%17.7%19.3%22.6%Return on tangible common equity excluding M&I, litigation and    restructuring charges ? Non-GAAP (a)19.7%22.5%21.1%21.8%24.6%(a)           Annualized. The following table presents the calculation of the equity to assets ratio and book value per common share.Equity to assets and book value per common shareDec. 31,Sept. 30,Dec. 31,(dollars in millions, unless otherwise noted)201220122011BNY Mellon shareholders' equity at period end ? GAAP$ 36,431$ 36,218$ 33,417Less:  Preferred stock1,0681,036-BNY Mellon common shareholders' equity at period end ? GAAP35,36335,18233,417Less:  Goodwill18,07517,98417,904Intangible assets4,8094,8825,152Add:  Deferred tax liability ? tax deductible goodwill1,1301,057967Deferred tax liability ? non-tax deductible intangible assets1,3101,3391,459Tangible BNY Mellon common shareholders' equity at period end ? Non-GAAP$ 14,919$ 14,712$ 12,787Total assets at period end ? GAAP$ 358,990$ 339,944$ 325,266Less:  Assets of consolidated investment management funds11,48111,36911,347Subtotal assets of operations ? Non-GAAP347,509328,575313,919Less:  Goodwill18,07517,98417,904Intangible assets4,8094,8825,152Cash on deposit with the Federal Reserve and other central banks (a)90,04073,03790,230Tangible total assets of operations at period end ? Non-GAAP$ 234,585$ 232,672$ 200,633BNY Mellon shareholders' equity to total assets ? GAAP10.1%10.7%10.3%BNY Mellon common shareholders' equity to total assets ? GAAP9.9%10.3%10.3%Tangible BNY Mellon common shareholders' equity to tangible assets of    operations ? Non-GAAP6.4%6.3%6.4%Period-end common shares outstanding (in thousands)1,163,4901,168,6071,209,675Book value per common share$ 30.39$ 30.11$ 27.62Tangible book value per common share ? Non-GAAP$ 12.82$ 12.59$ 10.57(a)   Assigned a zero percent risk weighting by the regulators. The following table presents the calculation of the pre-tax operating margin ratio.Pre-tax operating margin (dollars in millions)4Q123Q124Q11YTD12YTD11Income before income taxes ? GAAP$    853$    975$    689$ 3,302$ 3,617Less:  Net income (loss) attributable to noncontrolling interests of               consolidated investment management funds1125(28)7650Add:  Amortization of intangible assets9695106384428M&I, litigation and restructuring charges4626176559390Income before income taxes excluding net income (loss)    attributable to noncontrolling interests of consolidated    investment management funds, amortization of intangible    assets and M&I, litigation and restructuring charges ? Non-   GAAP$ 984$ 1,071$    999$ 4,169$ 4,385Fee and other revenue ? GAAP$ 2,850$ 2,879$ 2,765$ 11,393$ 11,546Income from consolidated investment management funds ? GAAP4247(5)189200Net interest revenue ? GAAP7257497802,9732,984Total revenue ? GAAP3,6173,6753,54014,55514,730Less:  Net income (loss) attributable to noncontrolling interests of               consolidated investment management funds1125(28)7650Total revenue excluding net income (loss) attributable to    noncontrolling interests of consolidated investment management    funds ? Non-GAAP$ 3,606$ 3,650$ 3,568$ 14,479$ 14,680Pre-tax operating margin (a)24%27%19%23%25%Pre-tax operating margin excluding net income (loss) attributable to    noncontrolling interests of consolidated investment management    funds, amortization of intangible assets and M&I, litigation and    restructuring charges ? Non-GAAP (a)27%29%28%29%30%(a)   Income before taxes divided by total revenue. The following table presents the calculation of our Basel I Tier 1 common equity to risk-weighted assets ratio ? Non-GAAP.Calculation of Basel I Tier 1 common equity to risk-weighted    assets ratio ? Non-GAAPDec. 31,Sept. 30,Dec. 31,(dollars in millions)2012(a)20122011Total Tier 1 capital ? Basel I$   16,692$   16,797$  15,389Less:  Trust preferred securities6231,1731,659Preferred stock1,0681,036-Total Tier 1 common equity$   15,001$   14,588$  13,730Total risk-weighted assets ? Basel I$ 110,643$ 109,867$ 102,255Basel I Tier 1 common equity to risk-weighted assets ratio ? Non-GAAP                                           13.6%13.3%13.4%(a)   Preliminary. The following table presents the calculation of our estimated Basel III Tier 1 common equity ratio ? Non-GAAP on a fully-phased in basis.Estimated Basel III Tier 1 common equity ratio ? Non-GAAP (a)Dec. 31,Sept. 30,Dec. 31,(dollars in millions)2012 (b)20122011Total Tier 1 capital ? Basel I$   16,692$   16,797$   15,389Add:   Deferred tax liability - tax deductible intangible assets78N/A   N/A   Less:  Trust preferred securities6231,1731,659Preferred stock1,0681,036-Adjustments related to available-for-sale securities and pension  liabilities included in accumulated other comprehensive income (c)83(124)944Adjustments related to equity method investments (c)                                                                501571555Deferred tax assets4746-Net pension fund assets (c)2494390Other-3(3)Total estimated Basel III Tier 1 common equity$14,199$   14,049$   12,144Total risk-weighted assets ? Basel I$ 110,643$ 109,867$ 102,255Add:  Adjustments (d)33,64141,81667,813Total estimated Basel III risk-weighted assets (e)$ 144,284$ 151,683$ 170,068Estimated Basel III Tier 1 common equity ratio ? Non-GAAP9.8%9.3%7.1%(a)The estimated Basel III Tier 1 common equity ratios at Dec. 31, 2012 and Sept. 30, 2012 were based on the NPRs and final market risk rule initially released on June 7, 2012 and published in the Federal Register on Aug. 30, 2012. The estimated Basel III Tier 1 common equity ratio at Dec. 31, 2011 was based on our interpretation of prior Basel III guidance and the proposed market risk rule.(b)Preliminary. (c)The NPRs and prior Basel III guidance do not add back to capital the adjustment to other comprehensive income that Basel I makes for pension liabilities and available-for-sale securities. Also, under the NPRs and prior Basel III guidance, pension assets recorded on the balance sheet and adjustments related to equity method investments are a deduction from capital.(d)Primary differences between risk-weighted assets determined under Basel I compared with the NPRs and prior Basel III guidance include: the determination of credit risk under Basel I uses predetermined risk weights and asset classes and relies in part on the use of external credit ratings, while the NPRs use, in addition to the broader range of predetermined risk weights and asset classes, certain alternatives to external credit ratings. Securitization exposure receives a higher risk-weighting under the NPRs and prior Basel III guidance than Basel I; also, the NPRs and prior Basel III guidance includes additional adjustments for operational risk, market risk, counterparty credit risk and equity exposures.(e)Calculated on an Advanced Approaches basis, as amended by Basel III.N/A- Not applicable. Cautionary StatementThe information presented in this Earnings Release may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 including our estimated capital ratios and preliminary operating measures and statements made regarding driving our operational excellence initiatives to improve our efficiency and help mitigate impacts on our revenues and the opportunity for us to realize gains in our investment securities portfolio.  These statements, which may be expressed in a variety of ways, include the use of future or present tense language.  These statements and other forward-looking statements contained in other public disclosures of BNY Mellon which make reference to the cautionary factors described in this Earnings Release, are based upon current beliefs and expectations and are subject to significant risks and uncertainties (some of which are beyond BNY Mellon's control).  Factors that could cause BNY Mellon's results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements can be found in the risk factors set forth in BNY Mellon's Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q for the quarters ended June 30, 2012 and Sept. 30, 2012, BNY Mellon's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended Dec. 31, 2011 and its other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.  All forward-looking statements in this Earnings Release speak only as of Jan. 16, 2013 and BNY Mellon undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statement to reflect events or circumstances after that date or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events. SOURCE The Bank of New York Mellon CorporationFor further information: MEDIA: Kevin Heine, +1-212-635-1590; ANALYST: Andy Clark, +1-212-635-1803