Treasury Management Internation Logo

Bank of America Merrill Lynch Makes Euromoney Awards History – Firm Awarded Two Top Global Awards


LONDON – Bank of America Merrill Lynch has received two top honors from Euromoney magazine, being named Best Global Investment Bank and Best Global Transaction Services House in the Euromoney 2014 Awards for Excellence.This is the first time in the history of the Euromoney awards that any firm has simultaneously won both awards.

In the publication’s write-up about the investment banking honor, Euromoney wrote: “Bank of America Merrill Lynch has come a long way in a short space of time. It is clearly one of the go-to firms today, harnessing the strength of its overall business and balance sheet to complement its growing capabilities in providing financing and smart solutions to corporate and institutional clients.”

“This is a notable milestone for us and a tremendous achievement by everyone in Global Banking and Markets,” said Christian Meissner, head of Global Corporate and Investment Banking. “The fact that we are recognized as bothBest Global Investment Bank and Best Global Transaction Services House highlights the power of our fully integrated business, the strength of our global platform and the commitment of our team.”

For transaction services, the publication said: “An energized, collaborative and solutions-driven approach targeting global companies is proving to be a winning formula for Bank of America Merrill Lynch in its transaction services business. [The company]… has built an impressive range of strategic local and regional partnerships, while investing heavily in technology to ensure that its targeted clients get the transparency and liquidity that they need, wherever they need it.”

Paul Simpson, head of Global Transaction Services, added, “As our global franchise continues to grow in stature, we are confident that we will continue to deliver first-class service to all our clients and consolidate our position as one of the best banks in the world.”

The firm also received the following five accolades from Euromoney:

  • Best Investment Bank in North America/U.S.
  • Best Debt House in North America
  • Best Transaction Services House in North America
  • Best Equity House in the United Kingdom
  • Best Equity House in Turkey

The Euromoney Awards for Excellence were established in 1992 and are the global benchmark for the banking industry. These annual awards cover more than 20 global product categories, best-in-class awards in all regions and the best banks in close to 100 countries around the world.

Most recent episodes

HSBC’s Sibos Spotlight: Investing in the Future – from Diversity to Green Deposits

In the final instalment of HSBC’s Sibos Spotlight, Eleanor Hill (TMI) invites Nadine Lagarmitte and Suraj Kalati (HSBC) to consider how corporates’ attitudes to...


HSBC’s Sibos Spotlight: The ESG Landscape – what every treasurer needs to know

In the third edition of HSBC’s Sibos Spotlight Podcast series, TMI’s Eleanor Hill invites Farnam Bidgoli (HSBC) to provide an in-depth overview of the current ESG...


The Path to Transformational Global Cash Visibility

Davina Bradley (CEVA Logistics) and Conor Deegan (CashAnalytics) join TMI’s Eleanor Hill to explore how treasurers can transform their cash visibility and forecasting within their business in a matter of weeks using a...


HSBC’s Sibos Spotlight: Embedding ESG in Trade and Supply Chains

In the second podcast from HSBC’s Sibos Spotlight series, TMI’s Eleanor Hill speaks to Surath Sengupta (HSBC) about embedding ESG into trade and supply chains....


Lost in Transaction: Overcoming Payments Pitfalls

From simple errors to duplicates, fraud and sanctions violations, there are a number of areas where payments can go wrong – especially in the real-time environment. In this podcast, TMI speaks to Andrew Ferrao...


HSBC's Sibos Spotlight: Central Bank Digital Currencies

The first edition of HSBC’s Sibos Spotlight series sees TMI’s Eleanor Hill joined by Mark Williamson and James Pomeroy (HSBC) to discuss the hot topic of Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs). Our guests discuss...


Payments Vision 2025: The Inside Track

Wim Grosemans, Steven Lenaerts (BNP Paribas) and Wim Raymaekers (SWIFT) join TMI’s Eleanor Hill to outline their vision for the payments landscape in 2025. Our guests consider how recent developments such as instant...


Stepping Out from the Shadows

“Treasurers needs to step out of the shadows and into the sunshine in terms of their strategic contribution.” claims Zitah McMillan, Co-Founder and CEO, Predictive Black. In this podcast, hosted by TMI’s Eleanor Hill, our guest declares that the...


Why the ‘One Size Fits All’ Approach is Outdated - A Cash Segmentation Treasury Masterclass

With the ongoing low interest-rate environment and increasing regulatory change, it’s more important than ever for treasurers...


Instant Payments: Instant Rewards

TMI’s Eleanor Hill sits down in the virtual TreasuryCast studio with J.P. Morgan’s Global Head of Real-Time Payments, Cyrus Bhathawalla, to discuss how treasurers can capitalise on the evolving nature of real-time payments. Our guest contemplates the elements...