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"It was a rough ride going through the BAC acquisition"

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Former Employee - Managing Director in London, England (UK)
Former Employee - Managing Director in London, England (UK)
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

I worked at Merrill Lynch full-time (More than 5 years)

Pros

Great product depth in capital markets. some good industry and M&A bankers up until the BAC acquisotion but then they started leaving fast

Cons

BAC acquisition killed the culture

Advice to Management

reduce politics. reduce management layers. figure out emerging markets. build loyalty with international customers.

Other Employee Reviews for Merrill Lynch

  1. "was better prior to merger"

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    Former Employee - Vice President
    Former Employee - Vice President
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Merrill Lynch full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    good understanding of multinational diverse culture.

    Cons

    firing employees is the solution for issues. red tape


  2. "Merrill Lynch Experience"

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    Current Contractor - Operations Analyst in Toronto (Australia)
    Current Contractor - Operations Analyst in Toronto (Australia)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Merrill Lynch as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Company is small in Canada, easy to know everyone to network.

    Cons

    Not many opportunities to move up

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