An ADR (American Depositary Receipt) is a negotiable U.S. certificate representing ownership of shares in a non-U.S. corporation. ADRs are quoted and traded in U.S. dollars in the U.S. over-the-counter securities market. Also, the dividends are paid to investor in U.S.dollars. ADRs were specifically designed to facilitate the purchase, holding and sale of non-U.S. securities by U.S. investor, and to provide a corporate finance vehicle for non-U.S. companies.

Is it easy to get information and updates on an ADR company?

ADR issuers generally have full information in English about themselves on their websites, as well as on the main depositary bank websites, and are better tracked by the main U.S. financial websites. The Greencore ADR is not listed on a US exchange, but trades in the over-the-counter market.

Where are Greencore ADRs traded?

The ADRs are traded over-the-counter.

Symbol GNCGY
CUSIP 394181101
DR Exchange OTC
DR ISIN US3941811016
Ratio 0.044444444
Depositary BK (Sponsored)
Effective Date Apr 26, 1999
Underlying ISIN IE0003864109
Underlying SEDOL 386410
Country Ireland
Industry Food Producers

Who is the Greencore depositary for ADRs?

The Bank of New York Mellon (BNYM). The depositary bank plays a key role in the process of issuance and cancellation of ADRs. It also maintains the ADR holder register and distributes the dividends in U.S. dollars. The Bank of New York Mellon is a DTC (Depositary Trust Company) participant as are brokers and dealers, other banks, trust companies and clearinghouses. For additional general information, please visit The Bank of New York Mellon’s website at and search for the Greencore Profile Page. Registered holders wishing to access their account with The Bank of New York Mellon (BNYM acts as both ADR depositary bank and registrar) should contact:

BNY Mellon Depositary Receipts
250 Royall Street
MA 02021
Toll Free Tel # for domestic callers:
+ 1-888-BNY-ADRs [ +1-888-269-2377 ]
International Callers can call:
+ 1 201 680 6825


For the issuance of ADRs please contact:
Mr. Michael Ludwig
Tel: +1 212 815 2213
Fax: +1 212 815 3004

How can I buy ADRs via a US Broker?

You can buy an ADR through a broker, just as you would U.S. securities.

For the issuance/cancellation of ADRs please call BNY Mellon on +1 212 815 2213

For more information about ADRs visit

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