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Bringing the latest insights and research from
our enterprise

When you work with Bank of America, you benefit from the unique experience and wisdom we've gained from working with millions of businesses and families across the nation. We'll bring all the latest thinking, insights and research from across our enterprise:

Global Institutional Consulting

Global Institutional Consulting (GIC) is a specialized group comprised of experienced credentialed institutional consultants who focus on helping institutional clients meet the investment needs that their unique and often complex situations require. This team supports a broad range of institutional needs, including retirement and benefit planning, consulting services, philanthropic management and investment management and guidance.

Global Banking & Markets

Global Banking & Markets (GBAM) serves mid- to large-sized companies, corporations and institutions. Whether expanding a local business in the US, raising capital in Singapore, or hedging currencies in Frankfurt, we understand the challenges our clients face in the US and around the world. We use the full resources of our company to help you pursue your goals. Our solutions span the broad range of advisory, capital raising, banking, treasury, as well as liquidity, sales and trading, and research capabilities.

Bank of America Private Bank

Significant events happen over time or overnight. By monitoring these developments as they occur, Bank of America Private Bank thought leaders are able to provide timely insights on the kind of opportunities and challenges that are important to you as a high-net-worth individual. Close in on your financial goals and strengthen your philanthropic commitments by reading our latest thinking.

Merrill

People are looking for financial information that's timely, useful, and available virtually whenever and wherever they want. By providing easy access to market knowledge and financial experience, Merrill can help you make decisions that align with your needs and goals. Our education and insights can help you understand what's driving today's markets and tomorrow's global opportunities.

Bank of America is a marketing name used by several Bank of America Corporation (“BofA Corp.”) businesses, including, but not limited to, the Retirement Services business and Global Institutional Consulting, which offers products and services for the benefit of institutional and ultra-high net worth clients.

Global Institutional Consulting is part of the Global Wealth & Investment Management business of BofA Corp. Institutional Investments & Philanthropic Solutions (“II&PS”) is part of Bank of America Private Bank, a division of Bank of America, N.A., Member FDIC, and a wholly owned subsidiary of BofA Corp. Trust and fiduciary services and other banking products are provided by wholly owned banking affiliates of BofA Corp., including Bank of America, N.A. Global Institutional Consultants mentioned herein are registered representatives with Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated (also referred to as “MLPF&S” or “Merrill”) and may assist you with investment products and services. The nature and degree of advice and assistance provided, the fees charged, and clients’ rights and Merrill’s obligations will differ depending upon the products and services actually provided.

Banking activities may be performed by wholly owned banking affiliates of BofA Corp., including Bank of America, N.A., Member FDIC. Brokerage and investment advisory services are provided by wholly owned non-bank affiliates of BofA Corp., including Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated (also referred to as “MLPF&S” or “Merrill”), a dually registered broker-dealer and investment adviser and Member SIPC.

“Bank of America” and “BofA Securities” are the marketing names used by the Global Banking and Global Markets divisions of Bank of America Corporation. Lending, other commercial banking activities, and trading in certain financial instruments are performed globally by banking affiliates of Bank of America Corporation, including Bank of America, N.A., Member FDIC. Trading in securities and financial instruments, and 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, BofA Securities, Inc. 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. BofA Securities, Inc. and Merrill Lynch Professional Clearing Corp. are registered as futures commission merchants with the CFTC and are members of the NFA.

Bank of America Private Bank is a division of Bank of America, N.A., Member FDIC, and a wholly-owned subsidiary of BofA Corp.

Banking products are provided by Bank of America, N.A., and affiliated banks, Members FDIC, and wholly owned subsidiaries of BofA Corp.

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