November 26, 2008

Approval of proposal by Bank of America to acquire Merrill Lynch

For immediate release

The Federal Reserve Board on Wednesday announced its approval of the notice of Bank of America Corporation, Charlotte, North Carolina, to acquire Merrill Lynch & Company, Inc., New York, New York, and thereby indirectly acquire Merrill Lynch Bank & Trust Co., FSB, New York, New York; Merrill Lynch Bank USA, Salt Lake City, Utah; and Merrill Lynch Yatirim Bank A.S., Istanbul, Turkey.  

Attached is the Board's Order relating to this action.

Last Update: November 26, 2008