Bank of America Corporation announced today that it will redeem all outstanding shares of its 6.625% Non-Cumulative Preferred Stock, Series W (the Series W Preferred Stock), and the corresponding depositary shares representing fractional interests in the Series W Preferred Stock (the Series W Depositary Shares) on September 9, 2019.
All 44,000,000 Series W Depositary Shares (NYSE: BAC PrW) (CUSIP No. 060505344), each representing a 1/1,000th interest in one share of the Series W Preferred Stock, will be redeemed on the dividend payment date on September 9, 2019 simultaneously with the redemption of the Series W Preferred Stock at a redemption price of $25 per depositary share.
Declared dividends of $0.4140625 per depositary share on the outstanding Series W Depositary Shares for the full current quarterly dividend period will be paid separately on September 9, 2019 to holders of record on August 15, 2019, in the customary manner. Accordingly, the redemption price of $25 per depositary share does not include any accrued and unpaid dividends, and dividends on the redeemed depositary shares will cease to accrue on the redemption date.
The Series W Depositary Shares are held through The Depository Trust Company (DTC) and will be redeemed in accordance with the procedures of DTC. Payment to DTC for the Series W Depositary Shares will be made by Computershare Inc. and Computershare Trust Company, N.A., collectively, as redemption agent, in accordance with the Deposit Agreement governing the Series W Depositary Shares. The address for the redemption agent is as follows:
Computershare Trust Company, N.A.
Attn: Corporate Actions
150 Royall St.
Canton, MA 02021
Bank of America has received all necessary approvals for this redemption.
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 66 million consumer and small business clients with approximately 4,400 retail financial centers, including approximately 1,800 lending centers, 2,200 financial centers with a Consumer Investment Financial Solutions Advisor, and 1,500 business centers; approximately 16,400 ATMs, and award-winning digital banking with more than 37 million active users, including over 27 million mobile 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 across the United States, its territories and more than 35 countries. Bank of America Corporation stock (NYSE: BAC) is listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
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Investors May Contact:
Lee McEntire, Bank of America
Jonathan Blum, Bank of America (Fixed Income)
Reporters May Contact:
Lawrence Grayson, Bank of America