Bank of America Merrill Lynch: Founding International Sponsor
Bank of America is one of the world’s largest financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small and middle market businesses and large corporations with a full range of banking, investing, asset management and other financial and risk-management products and services. The company provides unmatched convenience in the United States, serving more than 59 million consumer and small business relationships with more than 6,100 retail banking offices, more than 18,000 ATMs and award-winning online banking with more than 25 million active users. Bank of America offers industry leading support to more than 4 million small business owners through a suite of innovative, easy-to-use online products and services. The company serves clients in more than 150 countries and has relationships with 99 percent of the U.S. Fortune 500 companies and 83 percent of the Fortune Global 500. Bank of America Corporation stock (NYSE: BAC) is a component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
Following the combination with Merrill Lynch, Bank of America has become:
- The largest brokerage in the world, with more than 15,000 Financial Advisors and approximately $2.2 trillion in client assets
- A leading provider of global corporate and investment banking services, including commercial lending, global high-yield debt, global equity and global M&A
- A global leader in wealth management, private banking and retail brokerage
- Bank of America owns approximately 34% of the economic interest in BlackRock, an independent, publicly-traded investment management firm
For more information, please check the Merrill Lynch website at http://www.ml.com/