Bank of America in the Middle East

This is where we work. But we live here, too, and are committed to enriching our community. We leverage our on-the-ground knowledge and global resources to help companies and institutions in the Middle East prosper. We work with local non-profit groups to tackle difficult social issues. And we invest in benefits that support the well-being of our employees and their families.

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Let’s build something together

Bank of America has a long history of nearly 52 years in the Middle East North Africa (MENA) region. With significant local experience, expertise, on the ground presence and commitment, we are one of the leading international financial services firms in this fast-growing market.

In the region, we offer our full range of products and services including Corporate and Investment Banking (advisory and capital markets) and Equities (trading and sales), Fixed Income, Currencies, Commodities, Research and Treasury Solutions. Clients are serviced from our MENA regional offices based in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Riyadh and Doha with support from teams in London. BofA is a financial powerhouse in the MENA region delivering its global franchise and cross-platform integrated solutions to cater to the financial needs of key players across the region.

We also believe that the combination of BofA’s track record in executing and advising on landmark MENA transactions, together with the strength of our global franchise, enable us to deliver M&A, Debt and Equity solutions to local clients.

يمارس "بنك أوف أمريكا" أعماله في منطقة الشرق الأوسط وشمال إفريقيا منذ أكثر من 52 عاماً. وقد تمكّن بفضل خبرته المحلية الواسعة وفروعه المنتشرة في أسواق متعددة والتزامه الراسخ تجاه العملاء من احتلال مكانة مرموقة بين شركات

الخدمات المالية الدولية الرائدة في هذا السوق السريع النموّ. يقدّم "بنك أوف أمريكا" في المنطقة مجموعة كاملة من المنتجات والخدمات، بما فيها الخدمات المصرفية والاستثمارية للشركات (خدمات استشارية وأسواق رأس المال) والأسهم (التداول والمبيعات)، والدخل الثابت، والعملات، والسلع الأساسية، والأبحاث، وحلول الخزينة. ويوفر البنك خدماته إلى العملاء من خلال مكاتبه الإقليمية المنتشرة في دبي وأبو ظبي و الرياض والدوحة والتي تتعاون في خدمة العملاء مع فرق العمل في مكتب لندن. يشكل "بنك أوف أمريكا" منصة راسخة لتوفير الخدمات المالية في منطقة الشرق الأوسط وشمال إفريقيا، وهو يسعى من خلال علامته التجارية وحلوله المتكاملة إلى تلبية الاحتي

اجات المالية للجهات الفاعلة في جميع أنحاء المنطقة. ونحن على يقين بأنّ سجل "بنك أوف أمريكا" الحافل بالإنجازات في تنفيذ صفقات رائدة في منطقة الشرق الأوسط وشمال إفريقيا وتقديم المشورة بشأنها، إلى جانب القوة التي تمثّلها علامتنا التجارية، سيتيح لنا تقديم خدمات وحلول متخصصة للعملاء المحليين في مجال الدمج والاستحواذ، وأدوات الدين والأسهم.

Arshad Ghafur | President | Middle East & North Africa

Global reach

We have offices in more than 35 countries and provide access to more than 140 currencies

Global authority

77% of Global Fortune 500 companies partner with us

Global Excellence

Named World’s Best Bank by Euromoney in 2022. And in 2023, World’s Best Bank for Markets as well as Diversity and Inclusion

Community connection

Our philanthropy program across the MENA region is focused on enabling social progress and economic mobility through skills training and job creation

Local recognition

In 2023, we received four awards for the 2023 Banker Deals of the Year and the Asset Triple A Islamic Finance Award for the best in sustainable Sukuk deal

Talent and technology that streamline business across borders

We offer comprehensive advisory and financial solutions to make your company or institution more efficient and prosperous – with a focus on our environmental, social and governance (ESG) leadership.


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Global Banking

Building long-term relationships with financial institutions, multinational and local corporations by delivering integrated advisory services and solutions. Our expertise spans all major industries and includes mergers and acquisitions, corporate banking, risk management, and debt and equity solutions. We manage the end-to-end credit process, and also design and deliver credit and treasury products to our corporate and institutional clients. 

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Global Markets

Offering global sales and trading services to institutional and corporate clients across fixed income, credit, currencies, commodities and equities. We also provide risk management and foreign exchange products to our commercial and corporate clients. 

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BofA Global Research

More than 600 professionals make up our award-winning research organization. From weekly economic and market updates to deep analysis of difficult societal issues and macro business trends, their objective, leading-edge reports enable clients to make smart investment decisions.

Our global presence

As one of the world’s leading financial institutions, we provide access to stocks, options, futures, currencies, bonds and funds in 200 countries and territories. Learn more about the range of solutions and insights we offer institutional clients and companies around the world.

Helping our communities thrive

We partner with local leaders and organizations to help address the issues that matter most.

Join our team

Our multinational Middle East team includes more than 90 members and 20 nationalities, with Middle East nationals making up about half. All team members have opportunities for career development and access to programs that support their physical, emotional and financial wellness.

Where we are

Merrill Lynch International
ICD Brookfield Place, Level 46
Dubai International Financial Centre
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
P.O.Box: 506576
Tel: +971 4 425 8200
Regulated by the Dubai Financial
Services Authority

Bank of America National Association (Representative Office)
Etihad Towers, Tower 3, Level 36,
West Corniche, Abu Dhabi,
United Arab Emirates
P.O. Box 28686
Tel: +971 2 409 3227

Merrill Lynch Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Kingdom Tower, Level 22 | 2239 Al-Orouba Road - Olaya 

Unit No.: 50 |Ar Riyadh 12214 - 9597

P.O. Box  90534 | Riyadh  11623 | Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Tel: +966 11 299 3700

Regulated by the Capital Markets Authority

Merrill Lynch International – QFC Branch
Tornado Tower, Level 22,
West Bay, Doha, Qatar
P.O.Box: 27774
Tel: +974 44292563
Regulated by the Qatar Financial
Centre Regulatory Authority

Beyond the Middle East

Since opening our Middle East office in 1972, we’ve developed successful long-term partnerships throughout the region—and the world. Let us help you make connections.

What should the world expect from a bank?

Economies fluctuate but values don’t. Find the tools and insights you need to succeed. Our only ambition is to help you fulfill yours.