Financial Institutions

Awards & Recognition

  • Best Investment Bank in Colombia
    Euromoney Awards of Excellance, July, 2013
  • Best Investment Bank in Emerging Markets
    FinanceAsia World's Best Investment Banks 2013, February, 2013
  • U.S. Investment Banking Top bank for U.S. IB with 10.3% market share
    2012 Dealogic Achievement Awards, 2012
  • Capital Markets & Investment Banking
    TMI Global Bank of the Year 2012, September, 2012
  • Best M&A House in Turkey, Israel, UAE
    Euromoney Awards of Excellance, July, 2012
  • Best Foreign Investment Bank
    FinanceAsia House of the Year 2012, March, 2012
  • Best M&A House in Central and Eastern Europe
    EMEA Finance Achievement Awards 2012, March, 2012


Bank of America Merrill Lynch's Financial Institutions Group is a leading advisor to financial institutions in a number of different sectors. As an integrated corporate and investment bank, we assist clients in all aspects of their capital raising and M&A advisory needs. Our dedicated specialists understand the complexities of all industry segments and have a proven track record with some of the most prominent companies in the industry.

Areas of Focus

Depository Institutions 

  • Large-cap banks

  • Mid-cap banks

  • Small-cap banks

  • Thrifts and trust banks

  • U.S. Government entities


  • Insurance brokers

  • Life insurance

  • Multi–line insurance

  • Property and casualty insurance

  • Reinsurance

 Asset Managers

  • Both traditional and alternative Asset Managers

 Diversified Finance

  • Auto finance

  • BDC/RICs

  • Commercial finance

  • Credit card

  • Mortgage finance and student loan lenders

  • Specialty REITS

 Financial Technology and Securities

  • Broker/dealer

  • Exchanges

  • Financial technology

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