Brandywine Selects Eagle's Investment Management Suite

By Eagle Investment Systems Llc, PRNE
Tuesday, March 15, 2011

BOSTON, March 16, 2011 - Eagle Investment Systems LLC, a leading provider of financial services
technology and a subsidiary of BNY Mellon, today announced that Brandywine
Global Investment Management LLC (Brandywine Global), which has $32 billion
in assets under management, will deploy its hosted service, Eagle ACCESS(SM)
for data management, investment accounting and performance measurement

Investment managers continue to struggle with managing new complex
investments, and as a result are looking at solutions that can automate the
process and provide future support. Brandywine Global deployed Eagle's data
management solution in 2006. In 2010, Brandywine Global conducted a search
for an investment accounting and performance measurement system and selected
Eagle's hosted investment management suite to replace its existing installed

"Eagle's ability to manage complex securities and calculate sophisticated
performance analysis were key factors for selecting Eagle," said Mark
, chief administration officer at Brandywine Global Investment
Management. "Eagle's model encompasses full services and support as well as
continued commitment to innovation through its rigorous release schedule.
Eagle ACCESS will maintain the platform and provide additional assistance to
help create operational efficiencies across our back office within a short
deployment timeframe."

"Brandywine Global required a strategic solution that could offer the
technology and software to streamline the management of its global and
alternative investments, with the ability to be implemented quickly and
provide immediate cost benefits," said John Lehner, president and chief
executive officer of Eagle. "Eagle ACCESS provides the complete solution,
delivering the functionality, expertise and future support that Brandywine
Global requires."

Founded in 1986, Brandywine Global Investment Management, LLC, offers an
array of fixed income, equity, and balanced portfolios that invest in U.S.,
international, and global markets. As of 12/31/2010 , Brandywine Global
manages $32 billion in assets. The firm is a wholly owned, independently
operated subsidiary of Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE: LM), and is headquartered in
Philadelphia with an office in San Francisco. Brandywine Global also operates
two affiliated companies with offices in Singapore and London.

Eagle Investment Systems LLC, a subsidiary of BNY Mellon, provides global
financial companies with technology and services for data management,
investment accounting and performance measurement. Eagle's investment
management suite is hosted via Eagle ACCESS(SM), the firm's ASP or installed
locally. Additional information is available at

BNY Mellon Asset Servicing offers clients worldwide a broad spectrum of
specialized asset servicing capabilities, including custody and fund
services, securities lending, performance and analytics, and execution

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, providing superior asset management and wealth management, asset
servicing, issuer services, clearing services and treasury services through a
worldwide client-focused team. It has $25.0 trillion in assets under custody
and administration and $1.17 trillion in assets under management, services
$12.0 trillion in outstanding debt and processes global payments averaging
$1.6 trillion per day. BNY Mellon is the corporate brand of The Bank of New
York Mellon Corporation (NYSE: BK). Additional information is available at

Kendra Ahern, Eagle Investment Systems LLC, +1-617-219-0209, kahern at

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