The award recognizes the firm for its strategically oriented Corporate and Investment Bank, built on long-term relationships, and its ability to pair advisory and funding capabilities.
This is the second time BofA Merrill has won Most Innovative Investment Bank, having also received The Banker’s top award in 2013.
In addition to Most Innovative Investment Bank, the firm received the following three accolades:
- Most Innovative Investment Bank of the Year from North America
- Most Innovative Investment Bank for Financial Institutions Group
- Most Innovative Investment Bank for Syndicated Loans
Christian Meissner, head of Global Corporate and Investment Banking, noted, “To win this top award for the second time is a great achievement and underscores the strength of our integrated universal banking business model, our endless commitment to clients, and our continued ability to attract and maintain highly talented teams. We look forward to continuing to build on this success and further strengthening our leading global franchise.”