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Equity Compensation

Helping you take care of what matters most

Bank of America’s equity compensation services deliver the experience, technology and personal service that can help meet virtually all your stock plan support services’ needs. We help you focus on what’s important.

An innovative approach

As a plan sponsor, you may be looking for:

  • A recordkeeper who understands your plan and provides administrative solutions to fit
    your needs
  • A disciplined plan management process that includes plan and financial reporting and services to support your global needs
  • An executive services experience led by dedicated Merrill advisors specializing in the
    unique needs of your executives

We can support you and your employees with your equity benefit programs, including:

  • Nonqualified and Incentive Stock Options
  • Performance Shares and Units
  • Restricted Stock and Units
  • Dividend Equivalent Units
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plans (ESPPs)
  • Equity and ESPP Financial Reporting Solutions

We help you focus on what’s important, helping employees understand their equity plan benefits.


For you and your company

Committed to working with you today while planning for tomorrow, including:

  • Helping you attract and retain talent
  • Helping you help your employees realize the value of their awards
  • Streamlining tasks with recordkeeping services and technology
  • Working with a team with a trusted resource to help you manage ASC 718 compliance and mitigate risk
  • Navigating the complexities of international awards
  • Continuous information security and data protection protocols

For your employees

To ensure your employees experience the full benefits of your compensation plan, we help them to:

  • Understand their awards
  • Access plan information and assistance via digital and mobile channels
  • Know the actions they need to take
  • Obtain personalized guidance
  • Think and act like owners

Real people for real needs

Our equity professionals are accessible and committed, working one-on-one with you to build a deep understanding of your needs, and helping you to:

  • Complete a comprehensive needs analysis
  • Establish both short- and long-term goals
  • Develop a strategy to pursue your goals
  • Continually measure progress through regular service reviews
  • Evolve with your plan service needs

You can count on our experienced:

  • Certified Equity Professionals (CEPs)
  • AwardChoice Financial Reporting™ specialists
  • Call center service representatives
See how Retirement & Benefit Plan Services can expand the possibilities of your employee benefit solutions.
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