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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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11/18/15 1:15 pm EST

Bank of America has been recognized as a global leader for its actions, support and strategies in response to climate change. Recently three organizations honored the bank for its environmental efforts and programs.

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10/20/15 9:00 am EDT

Bank of America Merrill Lynch was awarded best technology among large firms1 for Merrill Lynch One at the inaugural WealthManagement.com Industry Awards recently held in New York City.

“We’re pleased to be recognized for our innovation in simplifying and improving the client experience,” said Keith Glenfield, managing director and head of Managed Solutions at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. “We remain focused on providing clients more...

10/12/15 9:30 pm EDT

Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofAML) has been recognised by EMEA Finance magazine, a leading industry trade outlet, in its 2015 Treasury Services Awards, winning three accolades for treasury and FX services across the region:

  • Best Treasury Services in EMEA

  • Best FX Services in Europe

  • Best FX Services in EMEA

This is the second consecutive year BofAML has won the treasury services award, and the third and fourth years respectively for the FX services in Europe and EMEA accolades. more...

8/3/15 11:00 am EDT

Commercial card programs offered by Bank of America Merrill Lynch continue to grow in popularity for treasury departments in the United States, according to rankings published in the June 2015 issue of the Nilson Report, a publication covering payments systems worldwide.

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7/10/15 7:00 am EDT

Bank of America Merrill Lynch won the highest number of global awards from Euromoney magazine, being named Best Global Loan House, Best Global Transaction Services House and Best Global Bank for Corporate Social Responsibility in the Euromoney 2015 Awards for Excellence.

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5/19/15 9:12 am EDT

Bank of America Merrill Lynch has been rated the nation’s most successful 401(k) plan provider, according to a study by the National Association of Retirement Plan Participants (NARPP), a nonprofit organization and advocate for individual savers in these plans. Findings from NARPP’s second annual Participant FELT Study™ are based on interviews with more than 4,300 active retirement plan participants.

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4/28/15 1:00 pm EDT

Merrill Lynch was named “Advisory Solutions Sponsor Firm of the Year” by the Money Management Institute (MMI) for Merrill Lynch Investment Advisory program on the Merrill Lynch One® platform. The award category recognizes the sponsor firm that made a meaningful contribution to innovation within the advisory solutions industry and exemplified overall excellence, achievement and growth. more...

4/13/15 9:00 am EDT

Merrill Edge announced today that it has been recognized in five separate industry reviews, including honors for excellence in customer service and educational resources, and as one of the top online brokers by Barron’s magazine.

“We help streamline the financial lives of our clients so they can make more informed investment decisions,” said Aron Levine, head of Preferred Banking and Merrill Edge. “These honors and our growth are a great indicator of how we are delivering on this commitment by more...

3/10/15 10:30 am EDT

Global Finance magazine has named Bank of America Merrill Lynch Best Bank for Cash Management in North America for the fifth consecutive year. The publication also named the firm Best Bank for Liquidity Management in North America for the fourth straight year, and Best Treasury & Cash Management Provider in the United States, an inaugural category. more...

2/24/15 3:34 pm EST

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized Bank of America for exceptional leadership in response to climate change. The announcement was made today at the EPA 2015 Climate Change Leadership Awards.

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2/3/15 9:00 am EST

Bank of America announced today that Merrill Edge Advisory and Investment contact centers have once again received 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 fourth year in a row.

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1/28/15 10:14 am EST

Bank of America Merrill Lynch was recently named winner of eight awards by financial trade publication, “Treasury Management International (TMI),” in its annual Awards for Innovation & Excellence in Treasury.

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12/17/14 8:30 am EST

For the fourth straight year and since the recognition’s inception, Bank of America Merrill Lynch was named Institutional Investor magazine’s “Top Global Research Firm.” BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research won 260 total team positions – more than any other firm and three more than last year – in the 12 Institutional Investor research team surveys published this year.

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11/20/14 6:00 am EST

The 2014 J.D. Power Primary Mortgage Origination Satisfaction StudySM released November 13 ranks Bank of America as second among all major mortgage originators in overall customer satisfaction.

“The study findings demonstrate what customers have already told us,” said D. Steve Boland, Bank of America Home Loans Originations executive. “We know that making every customer connection count, working as a team, and quickly addressing customer issues are characteristics that are highly valued by our more...

11/12/14 10:00 am EST

Bank of America Merrill Lynch Head of Global Wealth and Retirement Solutions Andy Sieg will receive the Chairman’s Award of Distinction from the American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR) this evening at a ceremony in New York City. The award recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding commitment to the field of aging research.

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10/7/14 11:00 am EDT

Bank of America was recognized recently in four prominent sustainability rankings and awards that measure, rank and report on the performance of companies that are considered sustainability leaders:

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10/2/14 8:30 am EDT

Bank of America Merrill Lynch has been honoured by EMEA Finance magazine in their 2014 Treasury Services Awards, winning the accolade for Best Treasury Services in Europe.

This is the first time the company has won the treasury category, which the magazine said is in recognition of “...a proactive and consultative client approach, product enhancements and focus on thought leadership.”

Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s Foreign Exchange team was also recognised in the awards, winning Best FX more...

7/30/14 3:13 pm EDT

Susan G. Komen® honored Bank of America as the 2014 “Rising Star” partner during the annual Susan G. Komen Leadership Conference this week in Fort Worth, Texas. The Rising Star award is presented to a partner who has strengthened its commitment to Komen’s mission by expanding its programs and exploring new ways to engage with Komen.

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7/10/14 6:11 pm EDT

Bank of America Merrill Lynch has received two top honors from Euromoney magazine, being named Best Global Investment Bank and Best Global Transaction Services House in the Euromoney 2014 Awards for Excellence. This is the first time in the history of the Euromoney awards that any firm has simultaneously won both awards.

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6/9/14 9:00 am EDT

This year, the Global Trade and Supply Chain Finance business at Bank of America Merrill Lynch has received a number of awards from readers and editors at key trade publications. The awards reflect the firm’s continued investment in building and innovating trade and supply chain finance solutions for both large corporate and middle-market companies.

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4/17/14 9:00 am EDT

Merrill Lynch was awarded “Advisory Solutions Sponsor Product of the Year” by the Money Management Institute (MMI) for its investment advisory platform, Merrill Lynch One. The award category recognizes the introduction of the year’s most innovative solution and its contribution to the growth of the wealth management industry.

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3/25/14 9:05 am EDT

Merrill Edge announced today that it has been honored in five separate industry reviews, including recognition as a customer service leader, a provider of excellent content for investors and one of the top online brokers by Barron’s. The strength and popularity of the Merrill Edge platform among clients is reflected in its 10 percent year-over-year growth in total Merrill Edge accounts in 2013.

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3/11/14 9:00 am EDT

Bank of America Merrill Lynch has been named by Global Finance magazine as Best Overall Bank for Cash Management in North America for the fourth consecutive year. The publication also named BofA Merrill as North America winner for Best Bank for Liquidity Management for the third straight year and Best Bank for Risk Management.

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2/21/14 11:23 am EST

Bank of America has been named as a leader in climate change performance by the CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project).

The company is featured in CDP’s Supplier Climate Performance Leadership Index (SCPLI). The SCPLI highlights those companies within CDP’s supply chain program that have demonstrated a strong approach to climate strategy and emissions reduction in their CDP responses. This program collects information on behalf of 64 multinational companies with combined annual spend of more...