This case is aboutÂ CHANGE MANAGEMENT, CURRENCY, FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
PUBLICATION DATE: November 18, 1998
Merrill Lynch’s Acquisition of Mercury Asset ManagementÂ Case Solution
A gamut of opportunities and challenges related to its worldwide asset management business were in front of Merrill Lynch..
The firm had recently finished its $5.3 billion cash acquisition of U.K.-based Mercury Asset Management, a transaction that developed it as worldâ€™s one of the giant asset managing companies.With over $450 billion of assets under management. Merrill Lynch would manage assets across the globe with a balanced combination of retail/institutional accounts, fixed income/equity assets, and national/international exposures.