BPC Strategic Alliances
Wealth-X is the leading global wealth information and insight business, partnering with prestige brands across the financial services, luxury, not-for-profit and higher education industries. We have developed the largest collection of hand curated dossiers on ultra high net worth individuals available anywhere in the world today, as well as the world’s foremost high net worth market research team.
At Wealth-X, we believe in the power of applied wealth intelligence to drive success for our clients. Our proprietary data assets and specialised research capabilities help our clients understand and engage their target audience, minimize their risk, and make informed strategic decisions.
Founded in 2010, the Wealth-X team has grown to over 200 staff across North America, Europe and Asia, working with more than 500 clients including:
- A majority of the world’s leading wealth management firms
- More than half of the largest global luxury brands
- Numerous top-ranked higher educational institutions and premier schools
- A diverse cross section of notable not-for-profit organisations
Our team of experts is widely quoted as the global authority on wealth intelligence in top-tier media publications including The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Business Insider, CNN, The New York Times and BBC.
Merrill Lynch Wealth Management is the wealth management division of Bank of America. The firm is headquartered in New York City, and occupies the entire 34 stories of 250 Vesey Street, part of the Brookfield Place complex, in Manhattan. Merrill Lynch employs over 15,000 financial advisors and manages $2.2 trillion in client assets.
The firm has its origins in Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. which, prior to 2009, was publicly owned and traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol MER. Merrill Lynch & Co. agreed to be acquired by Bank of America on September 14, 2008, at the height of the 2008 Financial Crisis. The acquisition was completed in January 2009 and Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. was merged into Bank of America Corporation in October 2013, although certain Bank of America subsidiaries continue to carry the Merrill Lynch name, including the broker-dealer Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith
Bank of America is an American multinational banking and financial services corporation headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina. It is the second largest bank holding company in the United States by assets. As of 2016, Bank of America is the 26th largest company in the United States by total revenue. In 2016, Forbes listed Bank of America as the eleventh largest company in the world.
Bank of America provides its products and services through operating 5,100 banking centers, 16,300 ATMs, call centers, and online and mobile banking platforms. Its Consumer Real Estate Services segment offers consumer real estate products comprising fixed and adjustable-rate first-lien mortgage loans for home purchase and refinancing needs, home equity lines of credit, and home equity loans.
The bank's 2008 acquisition of Merrill Lynch made Bank of America the world's largest wealth management corporation and a major player in the investment banking market. According to the Scorpio Partnership Global Private Banking Benchmark 2014 it had assets under management (AuM) of US$1,866.6 Bn, an increase of 12.5% on 2013
Public Good Relations was founded on our core belief that people and organizations doing good for society deserve all the benefits of positive media attention and consumer goodwill.
This is not just our job, it is our passion. We bring to each client a combination of cutting edge media and public relations skills, cause-based marketing techniques, and an ability to really connect with communities. Whether it is calling contacts at the New York Times, connecting with that perfect blogger, or enlisting the exact right partners in the non-profit world to make your event a runaway success; Public Good Relations will not rest until your story, your product, or your cause are seen by the right people to achieve your goals.
We are successful because our passion fuels us, our expertise guides us, and at the end of the day people want to contribute to good causes. Sometimes it just takes a world class communications team like ours to help them see it.