Merrill Lynch

Fund Company

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Merrill Lynch – A Global Leader

Merrill Lynch is one of the world’s premier providers of wealth management, securities trading and sales, corporate finance and investment banking services.  Working with their clients as strategic partners, they create and execute winning solutions, which address their clients’ most pressing strategic, financial and investment needs—anywhere in the world.  Merrill Lynch stand apart by building and maintaining solid partnerships with clients. They place their client relationships first and are proud to conduct their business based on five unwavering principles:

  • Client Focus
  • Respect for the Individual
  • Teamwork
  • Responsible Citizenship
  • Integrity.

Trusted Advisors
The world’s leading corporations, financial institutions and governments, as well as the top mutual funds, hedge funds, pensions and endowments, trust Merrill Lynch to help them solve problems and capitalize on opportunities.

Global Partners
More than 60,000 professionals in 40 countries combine local market expertise with Merrill Lynch’s substantial global product resources, technology and capital.

Culture of Innovation
For decades, they have pushed beyond the status quo to design new securities and improve existing structures; create sophisticated analytics and trading systems; structure landmark transactions; and help clients find the right strategies to improve performance.

Superior Execution
Leadership positions in their chosen markets enable them to anticipate market trends, see opportunities as they develop and execute cleanly.

Bank of America is one of the world's largest financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small and middle market businesses and large corporations with a full range of banking, investing, asset management and other financial and risk-management products and services. The company provides unmatched convenience in the United States, serving more than 59 million consumer and small business relationships with more than 6,100 retail banking offices, more than 18,000 ATMs and award-winning online banking with more than 25 million active users. Bank of America offers industry leading support to more than 4 million small business owners through a suite of innovative, easy-to-use online products and services. The company serves clients in more than 150 countries and has relationships with 99 percent of the U.S. Fortune 500 companies and 83 percent of the Fortune Global 500. Bank of America Corporation stock (NYSE: BAC) is a component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

Following the combination with Merrill Lynch, Bank of America has become:

  • The largest brokerage in the world, with more than 15,000 Financial Advisors and approximately $2.2 trillion in client assets
  • A leading provider of global corporate and investment banking services, including commercial lending, global high-yield debt, global equity and global M&A
  • A global leader in wealth management, private banking and retail brokerage
  • Bank of America owns approximately 34% of the economic interest in BlackRock, an independent, publicly-traded investment management firm

Company

Fund Name

ISIN

Currency

Inception Date

Rating

Risk

Profile

Merrill Lynch International

Torrus Return & Income EUR R Dis

LU0197481624

EUR

26/11/2004

NULL

NULL

The investment objective of the Sub-Fund is to provide investors with a return linked to the Reference Asset which is the Return and Income Strategy Index (the “Index”) over a series of five year investment terms running successively after each other.

Merrill Lynch International

Torrus Factor Index EUR R Hedg. Cap

LU0291205952

EUR

03/04/2007

3

Medium

The investment objective of the Sub-Fund is lo provide investment with a return linked to the performance of the Merrill Lynch Factor index.

Merrill Lynch International

Westchester Merger Arbitrage C Cap

LU0620299940

EUR

20/06/2011

NULL

NULL

The Sub-Fund is a merger-arbitrage compartment primarily investing in publicly announced mergers, acquisitions, takeovers and other corporate reorganizations, with the goal of profiting from the timely completion of these transactions. In each case, the Sub-Fund purchases these securities at a discount to their expected value upon completion of the transaction, and employs a variety of hedging strategies to limit market-related risk. The goal of this Sub-Fund is dual: to provide attractive risk-adjusted returns in virtually all market environments while preserving investor capital through the minimization of volatility based risk.

BofAML Invest Funds Plc

C 3 MLCX Commodity Alpha Fund Cap

IE00B52DJR19

EUR

26/01/2011

NULL

NULL

The investment objective of the Sub-Fund is to provide investors with exposure to the Reference Asset which is the Merrill Lynch Commodity Index eXtra Alpha 5 Long Short (the " MLCX 5 ALS Index" or "the Index") together with exposure to a cash rate equivalent to the official three month Unitied States Treasury Bill rate("the Cash Rate").

BofAML Invest Funds Plc

C 3 MLCX Commodity Alpha Fund Cap

IE00B58B5C63

EUR

31/07/2012

NULL

NULL

The investment objective of the Sub-Fund is to provide investors with exposure to the Reference Asset which is the Merrill Lynch Commodity Index eXtra Alpha 5 Long Short (the " MLCX 5 ALS Index" or "the Index") together with exposure to a cash rate equivalent to the official three month Unitied States Treasury Bill rate("the Cash Rate").