Asia Pacific

Delivering insights, ideas, solutions and access across the Asia Pacific


Over 60 Years of Local Partnership

As one of the world's largest financial institutions, Bank of America Merrill Lynch provides comprehensive market, industry, product and strategic advisory expertise to help our clients succeed in Asia and around the globe.

We deliver a powerhouse of knowledge and capabilities to corporations, institutions, governments and individuals representing a broad array of financial goals. Whether you seek to raise, manage, invest or protect capital, or pursue strategic possibilities, we are a leading global provider of sales and trading, corporate and investment banking, capital markets capabilities, and wealth and investment management services.

Understanding the unique complexities of how and where you do business is what makes us a premier financial advisor. For clients in the Asia Pacific region, we offer world-class solutions with more than 60 years of on-the-ground experience. Our broad network in Asia spans 12 countries and territories, five time zones and more than a dozen languages.

Working seamlessly across regions and disciplines, we are committed to delivering the unmatched power of our global franchise to meet your full range of financial objectives.


Financial Markets Expertise

Bank of America Merrill Lynch provides leading liquidity, pricing and execution to more than 3,000 institutional investors and 10,000 issuer clients across the equity, fixed income, derivatives, interest rate, foreign exchange and commodities markets. Our Global Markets group originates, sells and trades financial assets through established trading hubs, exchange memberships and primary dealerships in all the major financial markets across the region.

In addition, we offer financial structuring services including asset and liability management and hedging solutions to both investor and issuer clients, as well as financing, securities clearing, settlement, custody and other institutional prime brokerage services.

Insightful, Objective Research

Making informed decisions is critical to both institutional and individual investors. With more than 800 analysts focusing on three main disciplines, global equity research, global macro research and global credit research, BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research is one of the most respected research organizations in the world. For clients doing business in Asia, we achieve research excellence through the quality of our regional staff and the breadth and depth of our global resources.

Treasury and Liquidity Management

Ranking among the top five corporate bank in Asia, we provide a broad array of innovative solutions and technology to improve your cash flow and efficiency—from corporate lending and liquidity management to international trade services, commercial card services and leasing.

Our Global Corporate Banking client managers partner with product and industry experts to form dedicated client teams that tailor end-to-end solutions to address your greatest challenges. Through CashPro® Online, our new market-leading client portal, we deliver the data, analytics and execution you need to optimize liquidity with greater visibility, efficiency, speed and control.

Capital Raising and Strategic Opportunities

However complex your financial challenges are, Bank of America Merrill Lynch is at the forefront of transformative public and private deals in Asia and beyond. We help companies grow their business drawing on extensive industry and country experience, as well as specialized product expertise in corporate lending, corporate finance and restructuring, mergers & acquisitions and debt, equity and equity-linked capital markets.

Our Asia-based investment banking origination teams are organized by country and include sector specialists focused on financial institutions, financial sponsors, real estate, industrials, healthcare, consumer & retail, telecommunications, media, technology, and energy & power. Together, our industry, country and product experts provide the most insightful, globally connected solutions and advice in the region to help clients achieve their fullest potential.

Wealth and Investment Management

When it comes to helping you manage, build and protect your personal wealth, Merrill Lynch Global Wealth Management offers one of the largest and the most experienced brokerage forces in the world. Our skilled professionals focus on your unique characteristics and requirements to provide the comprehensive wealth structuring, investment management, credit and banking, and other specialized expertise you need to address immediate and longer-term objectives.

Since opening our first private bank office in Hong Kong in 1960, we have expanded our wealth and investment management operations across 12 countries and territories throughout Asia. Key wealth management hubs include Singapore and Hong Kong, and we continue to expand our wealth management services in China and India.

In Japan, wealth management has been conducted by Mitsubishi UFJ Merrill Lynch PB Securities Co., Ltd., a joint venture with the Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, since May 2006. It provides private banking/wealth management products and services to high net worth individuals and mid-sized institutions.


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