Europe, Middle East and Africa

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Awards & Recognition

  • Winner - Best MME/SME Treasury Solution - Vertu
    Treasury Today, 2013
  • Greenwich Associates, 2012
    2012

Overview

Bank of America Merrill Lynch's Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) footprint is comprised of 32 cities across 23 countries on three continents. The company is a long-established participant in the European markets, with a presence since 1922. Currently over 14,000 associates are based in EMEA.

Globally, Bank of America Merrill Lynch serves clients and customers in more than 150 countries and has relationships with 99 percent of the U.S. Fortune 500, nearly 96 percent of the Fortune Global 500 and 33 percent of the FTSE 100.

Today, the company offers an integrated and comprehensive set of products and services across all businesses, serving the needs of individual, corporate, institutional and government clients, by combining the best of local knowledge and international expertise. Bank of America Merrill Lynch has a strategic and measured approach to its international development and is strengthening its business and infrastructure to create sustainable,
long-term growth.

Capabilities

Bank of America's Europe Card Services business has been operating in EMEA since 1993 with offices in Ireland, Spain and the United Kingdom. With over five million customers, the business is the largest credit card lender in the region.

Global Banking & Markets includes corporate banking, investment banking and sales trading. The group provides services to middle-market and large corporations, government entities and institutional investors. These services include mergers and acquisition advice, equity and debt capital raising, corporate lending, sales and trading in fixed income, commodities, currency and equities, risk management, research, and liquidity and payments management.

Global Wealth and Investment Management is one of the largest wealth management businesses in the world with $1.9 trillion in total client assets. The business provides comprehensive wealth management to affluent and high net worth clients, as well as retirement and benefit plan services, philanthropic management and asset management to individuals and institutions.

Media

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Media Contacts

John McIvor
Head of International Communications +44.0.20.7995.8347

John Greaves
Europe Card Services
+44.0.1244.574.404

Victoria Garrod
Investment Banking and Capital Markets
+44.0.20.7995.4437

Sara-Louise Boyes
Wealth Management
+44.0.20.7996.3557

 

Liz Wood
Global Corporate Banking and Corporate Social Responsibility
+44.0.20.7995.7731

Andrew Todd
Global Markets
+44.0.20.7995.4265

Tomos Rhys Edwards
Research
+44.0.20.7995.2763

 

Our media managers are only able to respond to enquiries from the press.

Treasury Today

Treasury Today Interview with Paul Taylor

Paul Taylor provides his insights on the challenges faced by treasurers, including upcoming regulatory changes, SEPA and standardisation.

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The Treasurer

Guardians of Growth

Treasury can play a crucial role in managing counterparty risk during global expansion, say Matt hew Da vies and Irfan Butt.

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Webcast

Treasury without Borders: Unlocking the Potential of Germany

Germany's powerful economy, advanced infrastructure, and geographic location have made it a popular hub for organizations as they expand into and across Europe.

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Webcast

Elevating Fraud Prevention in Your Business. Is There a Silver Bullet?

Although overall fraud has declined with the growing shift from paper to electronic, organizations are still learning that the single end user can be the weakest link and first point of attack for fraudsters. The need for security models and tighter controls that create another layer of protection for your organization is the key to your success.

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The Treasurer

Revolution in Risk

Treasurers can help their organisat ions to plan not only for cata strophes, but also for commonplace hazards, say Mike Edwards and Bruce Meuli.

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FX-MM

The World of Receivables within Shared Service Centres

Bruce Meuli and Ad Van der Poel, examine the benefits of receivables centralisation and the impact that SEPA is having on the receivables landscape.

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The Evolution of Shared Service Centres

Shared service centres (SSCs) have steadily expanded beyond their original basic remit of assisting cost efficiency, financial and risk management. This article examines the growing number of functions that they perform for treasury and suggests how developments such as the single euro payments area (SEPA) is likely to further expand their range.

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