A wide array of solutions to help you achieve your investment goals.

Create individualized portfolios by drawing on a wide range of potential investments that align with your goals, liquidity needs, risk tolerance and investment timeframe.

Working with your Private Wealth Advisor to build a personalized approach, you will have access to a wide array of investments, customized investment strategies, a team of traders that seek to provide you with the best execution results and solutions that are designed to help you address more complex needs.

Our core investment lineup

Access the investment solutions developed and managed by Merrill and Bank of America experts, as well as a wide range of leading third-party investment managers.

  • Capital Markets
    Institutional trading and origination capabilities across equities, options, fixed income, and foreign exchange, as well as new issue offerings, Market-Linked Investments,1 Closed-End Funds, and Unit Investment Trusts — combined with access to Capital Markets experts who can assist you and your Private Wealth Advisor with implementation guidance, hedging, and tactical market opportunities.
  • Merrill Lynch Investment Advisory Program2
    Customized investment solutions that incorporate your preferences and values alongside strategies grounded in our investment guidance and the best thinking of the Firm. Learn more.
  • Alternative Investments3
    Diversify your portfolio beyond traditional stock and bond strategies to include those with potential to help preserve capital, enhance risk-adjusted returns and hedge against inflation — including exclusive opportunities only available at Merrill and Bank of America. Learn more.
  • Specialty Asset Management4
    Manage nonfinancial assets, such as commercial real estate, timberland, farmland, private business, and oil and gas, in the context of your overall needs and wealth management plan. Learn more.
  • Sustainable & Impact Investing5
    Invest in the momentum of a changing world with investments that incorporate sustainability analysis alongside traditional financial analysis to identify opportunities and potentially mitigate risks. Learn more.
  • Risk Mitigation Strategies
    Seek to mitigate the impact of changes in interest rates with customizable interest rate hedging strategies. You can also manage the inherent risks of holding a large position of a single stock with tax-efficient hedging, monetization and diversification strategies.

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1 Market Linked Investments are for accredited and eligible investors only.

2 The Merrill Lynch Investment Advisory Program is an investment advisory program sponsored by Merrill. Merrill offers a broad range of brokerage, investment advisory and other services. There are important differences between brokerage and investment advisory services, including the type of advice and assistance provided, the fees charged, and the rights and obligations of the parties. It is important to understand the differences, particularly when determining which service or services to select. All recommendations must be considered in the context of an individual investor’s goals, time horizon, liquidity needs and risk tolerance. Not all recommendations will be in the best interest of all investors. For more information about the Merrill Lynch Investment Advisory Program, including our fiduciary responsibilities, you may obtain a copy of the Merrill Lynch Investment Advisory Program Brochure by accessing the SEC website at www.adviserinfo.sec.gov.

3 Alternative investments are intended for qualified investors only. Alternative Investments such as derivatives, hedge funds, private equity funds, and funds of funds can result in higher return potential but also higher loss potential. Changes in economic conditions or other circumstances may adversely affect your investments. Before you invest in alternative investments, you should consider your overall financial situation, how much money you have to invest, your need for liquidity, and your tolerance for risk.

4 The Specialty Asset Management team includes employees of Bank of America, N.A. and its agents.

5 Sustainable and Impact Investing and/or Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) managers may take into consideration factors beyond traditional financial information to select securities, which could result in relative investment performance deviating from other strategies or broad market benchmarks, depending on whether such sectors or investments are in or out of favor in the market. Further, ESG strategies may rely on certain values based criteria to eliminate exposures found in similar strategies or broad market benchmarks, which could also result in relative investment performance deviating.

Options carry a high level of risk and are not suitable for all investors. Certain requirements must be met to trade options. Please read the options disclosure document titled "Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options" before considering any option transaction. A separate client agreement is needed. Please note that you will also need to be pre-approved prior to implementing this strategy. You should consult a qualified tax advisor as to how trading options may affect your tax situation.

Hedging strategies are for eligible investors only (accredited investors, qualified purchasers and/or eligible contract participants, depending on the specific strategy).

Asset allocation, diversification and rebalancing do not ensure a profit or protect against loss in declining markets.

Investing involves risk, including the possible loss of principal. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

Risk management and diversification processes seek to mitigate, but cannot eliminate risk, nor do they imply low risk.

Market-Linked Investments are offered pursuant to a prospectus or offering circular, and may not be in the best interest of all investors. Market-Linked Investments typically do not pay periodic income, and returns (if any) on the investments are paid at maturity, subject to the credit risk of the issuer. Unlike traditional fixed-income securities, Market-Linked Investments are generally not principal protected. As an investor in Market-Linked Investments, you may lose all or portion of your investment.

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