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Bank of America Merrill Lynch Named Institutional Investor Magazine’s “Top Global Research Firm of 2016”

Firm Tops List for Sixth Straight Year

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 3:33 pm EST

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"This outstanding result is a testament to the talent, hard work and dedication of our teams around the world"

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. 

“This outstanding result is a testament to the talent, hard work and dedication of our teams around the world,” said Candace Browning, head of BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research. “The Institutional Investor surveys are important to us as they are a measure of the value of our global research to investors and help us attract and retain top analysts.”

For more information, read the full Institutional Investor story.

 

BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research
The BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research franchise covers almost 3,200 stocks and over 1,100 credits globally and ranks in the top tier in many external surveys. Most recently, the group was named Top Global Research Firm of 2016 by Institutional Investor magazine; No. 1 in the 2016 Institutional Investor All-Europe survey; No. 1 in the Institutional Investor 2016 Emerging EMEA survey; No. 2 in the 2016 All-Europe Fixed Income survey; No. 2 in the 2016 Institutional Investor All-Asia survey; No. 2 in the 2016 Institutional Investor Latin America survey; No. 2 in the 2016 Institutional Investor All-America survey; and No. 2 in the 2016 All-America Fixed Income survey for the fifth consecutive year.

Bank of America
Bank of America is one of the world's leading 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 approximately 47 million consumer and small business relationships with approximately 4,600 retail financial centers, approximately 16,000 ATMs, and award-winning online banking with approximately 34 million active accounts and more than 21 million mobile active users. Bank of America is a global leader in wealth management, corporate and investment banking and trading across a broad range of asset classes, serving corporations, governments, institutions and individuals around the world. Bank of America offers industry-leading support to approximately 3 million small business owners through a suite of innovative, easy-to-use online products and services. The company serves clients through operations in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and more than 35 countries. Bank of America Corporation stock (NYSE: BAC) is listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

“Bank of America Merrill Lynch” is the marketing name for the global banking and global markets businesses of Bank of America Corporation. Lending, derivatives, and other commercial banking activities are performed globally by banking affiliates of Bank of America Corporation, including Bank of America, N.A., member FDIC. Securities, strategic advisory, and other investment banking activities are performed globally by investment banking affiliates of Bank of America Corporation (“Investment Banking Affiliates”), including, in the United States, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated and Merrill Lynch Professional Clearing Corp., both of which are registered broker-dealers and Members of SIPC, and, in other jurisdictions, by locally registered entities. Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated and Merrill Lynch Professional Clearing Corp. are registered as futures commission merchants with the CFTC and are members of the NFA. Investment products offered by Investment Banking Affiliates: Are Not FDIC Insured * May Lose Value * Are Not Bank Guaranteed.

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