Bank of America Awards and Recognition
Merrill Lynch Wealth Management was named Advisory Solutions Firm of the Year at the 2013 Money Management Institute (MMI) Industry Leadership Awards. The award, which was announced during MMI’s annual convention in New York on April 23, 2013, recognized Merrill Lynch Wealth Management as the firm that best exemplified overall excellence, as well as being the most significant contributor to the long-term success and sustainability of the industry over the last year.
- Bank of America Merrill Lynch was recognized as a top affordable housing lender by Affordable Housing Finance magazine in March.
In March, The Asset magazine's Triple-A Transaction Banking Awards gave Bank of America top rankings in the following categories: Best Non-bank Financial Institutions Bank – Asia Pacific; Rising Star Treasury and Working Capital – China; Best in Treasury and Working Capital MNCs/LLCs – Korea; and Rising Star Treasury and Working Capital – Taiwan.
In February, Bank of America Merrill Lynch ranked No. 3 in Institutional Investor magazine’s 2013 All-Europe Research Published Leaders Table, No. 2 for Overall Research, and No. 2 for Pan-European Sectors. The BofA Merrill Lynch Research team ranked No. 2 in Institutional Investor magazine’s 2013 All-Japan Survey, maintaining its position as one of the most respected departments in the region. The ranking reflects the outstanding ability of Sales, Trading and Research to work together as a team.
- In February, U.S. Trust was named Best Private Bank – Client Service at the annual Private Asset Management Awards. U.S. Trust was selected by an independent panel of industry experts, based on key criteria and performance indicators, including financial progress, growth, client satisfaction and product innovation.
- Global Finance magazine listed Bank of America Merrill Lynch among the 2013 World’s Best Investment Banks, naming the company the Best Global Debt Bank (second consecutive year) and Best Investment Bank in Emerging Markets. The magazine also named BofA Merrill as repeat award-winner for Best Bank for Liquidity Management in North America, in addition to Best Treasury Management Systems & Service Provider of Treasury Analytics for CashPro Accelerate® and Best Trade Finance Bank - United States. BofA Merrill has been recognized for the third consecutive year as the Best Overall Bank for Cash Management in North America.
- In January, J.D. Power and Associates recognized Merrill Edge® call centers for customer service excellence for a second consecutive year. Merrill Edge provides mass affluent customers access to professional investment guidance through Merrill Edge Financial Solutions Advisors™ in the Merrill Edge Advisory Center™ or in person at select banking centers and provides an online self-directed investing platform with robust tools and resources to help them make informed investment decisions.