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9/21/17 3:02 pm EDT

Bank of America been named as a leader in supporting people with disabilities. The company announced today that it scored 100 percent on the 2017 U.S. Business Leadership Network’s (USBLN) Disability Equality Index (DEI), an annual listing of companies that are leading the way in policies, practices and programs that are inclusive of people with disabilities.

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9/7/17 11:45 am EDT

Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofA Merrill) has received top honors from The Banker magazine in its Investment Banking Awards, being named Most Innovative Investment Bank of the Year 2017. The award recognizes the firm for its strategically oriented Corporate and Investment Bank, built on long-term relationships, and its ability to pair advisory and funding capabilities.

This is the second time BofA Merrill has won Most Innovative Investment Bank, having also received The Banker’s top award in more...

9/7/17 10:30 am EDT

Merrill Lynch Wealth Management announced today that 119 of its financial advisors were named to a newly created list of 500 of the nation’s top young wealth advisors compiled by Forbes and SHOOK Research -- topping its nearest competitor by more than 30 advisors.

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8/30/17 9:30 am EDT

Kiplinger’s Personal Finance publication awarded Merrill Edge a No. 1 ranking in its 2017 Best Online Brokers list in a tie with Fidelity. This accolade highlights Merrill Edge’s commitment to supporting and empowering clients throughout their financial lives by delivering extraordinary service and care.

In the ranking, Merrill Edge earned 4.5 stars out of 5 overall. It received 5 out of 5 stars for its tools and research; 4.5 out of 5 for its mobile platform; and 4 out of 5 stars for more...

7/12/17 10:00 am EDT

Once again, Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofA Merrill) saw its commercial card business reach a new benchmark, according to the annual ranking of U.S. purchase volume for the 2016 calendar year recently published in The Nilson Report, a card payments industry publication.

BofA Merrill processed $56.3 billion in U.S. purchases in 2016 across three categories – purchasing cards, corporate cards and prepaid cards, a 9.2 percent increase over 2015. This total enabled BofA Merrill to maintain its more...

7/7/17 4:00 am EDT

Euromoney magazine this week named Bank of America the World’s Best Bank in two key areas: Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Advisory.

Best Bank for CSR: This award goes to the firm that demonstrates excellence in its initiatives, achievements and milestones, and how it has helped clients improve their CSR credentials. Charitable and philanthropic ventures are important, but Euromoney focused its deliberations on those that provide financial or market solutions. more...

3/24/17 9:00 am EDT

Merrill Edge® has again been recognized as one of the top online brokers in several industry-leading reviews and rankings: Barron’s, StockBrokers.com, and the International Service Excellence Award. The recognition highlights Merrill Edge’s excellence in customer service, research and technology, with mobile app function and capabilities commended.

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3/13/17 9:00 am EDT

Merrill Lynch Wealth Management today announced that 305 of its financial advisors were named top advisors in their states on Barron’s 2017 “America’s Top 1,200 Advisors: State-by-State” list, the ninth consecutive year that Merrill Lynch has had the most advisors on the list.

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3/8/17 10:00 am EST

Treasury Management International (TMI), a publication covering the transaction services industry, has named Bank of America Merrill Lynch its 2016 Global Bank of the Year for Payments & Collections. BofA Merrill won seven additional awards, all part of TMI’s annual Awards for Innovation and Excellence.

BofA Merrill was especially strong in the Payments & Collections category, winning three regional or country awards in addition to the global recognition. The full list of BofA Merrill more...

1/23/17 6:00 am EST

Bank of America has once again been named as a global leader in supporting the development and success of women in the workplace. The company announced today that it has been included in the 2017 Bloomberg Financial Services Gender-Equality Index (BFGEI), an annual listing of companies demonstrating leadership in their policies, practices and disclosures in support of gender equality.

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1/12/17 9:00 am EST

Bank of America today announced that Merrill Edge has been designated a top online stock broker for 2017 by NerdWallet, as part of the personal finance site’s 2017 “Best-of Awards” program for investing. The online brokerage was lauded for its stock trading services and ranked as one of two investment firms for the best in the “Research” category.

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1/12/17 9:00 am EST

Bank of America today announced that Merrill Edge online brokerage received two “Gold Monitor Awards” and three “Silver Monitor Awards” in Corporate Insight’s 2016 e-Monitor Awards Report. The recognitions highlight Merrill Edge’s digital offerings, as well as the value and service provided to their customers.

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12/19/16 9:00 am EST

Bank of America Corporation today announced that its Merrill Edge Investment and Advisory contact centers have once again achieved the distinction of J.D. Power Certified Contact Centers, recognizing the streamlined investment service for providing “An Outstanding Customer Service Experience” in the live phone channel for the sixth year in a row.

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12/14/16 3:33 pm EST

For the sixth year running and since the recognition’s inception, Bank of America Merrill Lynch was named Institutional Investor magazine’s “Top Global Research Firm of 2016.” This was achieved by BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research winning 225 total team positions – more than any other firm – in the 11 Institutional Investor research team surveys published this year. 

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9/29/16 9:35 am EDT

Bank of America Merrill Lynch has received three accolades across Foreign Exchange (FX) and Global Transaction Services (GTS) in EMEA Finance magazine’s Treasury Services Awards 2016.

The awards, which were presented during a ceremony at Sibos in Geneva, are:

  • Best Bank for Foreign Exchange Services in EMEA (fifth consecutive year).

  • Best Bank for Foreign Exchange in Europe (fourth consecutive year).

  • Best Bank for Treasury Services in EMEA (second consecutive year).

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7/19/16 9:00 am EDT

Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s commercial card payment solutions have gained in importance to the firm’s clients, as reflected in transaction volume rankings for calendar year 2015 that were recently published in the Nilson Report, which covers card payment systems worldwide.

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7/6/16 6:30 pm EDT

Euromoney this week named Bank of America the World’s Best Bank in two key areas: financing and diversity. This is the inaugural year for both awards, and the wins reflect the bank’s strategy to serve customers, clients and shareholders through the power of its diverse, global workforce.

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6/2/16 9:00 am EDT

Merrill Edge has been recognized in five recent industry reviews, highlighting its excellence in customer service and educational resources, in addition to being named as one of the top online brokers by Barron’s.

“We’re honored to be recognized by these prestigious organizations, and we are proud of our growth in these rankings year-over-year,” said Aron Levine, head of Merrill Edge at Bank of America. “These annual awards are a great indicator of our ability to provide our clients with the more...

5/25/16 9:00 am EDT

Bank of America Merrill Lynch has received recognition from Global Finance magazine in the publication’s program, The Innovators 2016, which recognizes innovations in trade finance, corporate finance, transaction services, and foreign exchange. BofA Merrill was named an innovator for its original products and solutions in three categories:

5/3/16 12:00 pm EDT

The 2016 Bloomberg Financial Services Gender-Equality Index (BFGEI), released today, reinforced Bank of America’s position as a global leader in gender equality and supporting women in the workplace. Among other things, the index highlighted the company’s representation of women at all levels, its leading talent development and benefit programs, gender-conscious product offerings for its clients, and active support and engagement on these issues more...

4/15/16 2:00 pm EDT

Today in New York, Bank of America Merrill Lynch was recognized by Celent as a Model Bank in the Digital Payments and Cards category for its Digital Disbursements payments solution. Celent is a global research and advisory firm for the financial services industry.

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4/7/16 4:00 am EDT

Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofA Merrill), a leader in card services for middle-market, large corporate and public sector clients, has received a Gold accolade for its global product BofA Merrill Travel Pro, which was acknowledged as the best virtual development at the 2016 PYMNTS Innovator Awards.

BofA Merrill was the only global bank recognised in the awards and received the highest number of votes in its category for launching BofA Merrill Travel Pro, an electronic card solution which more...

2/23/16 9:00 am EST

Bank of America Merrill Lynch has been named winner of nine leading industry awards by financial trade publication Treasury Management International (TMI).

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12/22/15 9:00 am EST

Bank of America Corporation today announced that its Merrill Edge Investment and Advisory contact centers have once again achieved the distinction of J.D. Power Certified Contact Centers, recognizing the streamlined investment service for providing “An Outstanding Customer Service Experience” in the live phone channel for the fifth year in a row.

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12/8/15 9:45 am EST

For the fifth year running and since the recognition’s inception, Bank of America Merrill Lynch was named Institutional Investor magazine’s “Top Global Research Firm of 2015.” This was achieved by BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research winning 242 total team positions – more than any other firm – in the 12 Institutional Investor research team surveys published this year.

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