Merrill’s Grand Opening


By Alan Bright

By the end of this year, 1,500 traders will move into the two largest trading floors in Europe. Merrill also built in scalability: there’s room for another 700 positions. The build caps a five-year effort to handle Merrill’s rapidly growing headcount in Europe--from fewer than 3,000 in 1994 to more than 10,000.

Merrill Lynch is putting the finishing touches on the largest trading room in Europe. Two of them.

By the end of this year, the Merrill Lynch Financial Centre on King Edward

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