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Specialty Asset Management for Individuals & Families

Diversifying Your Wealth with Nonfinancial Assets

Farms, timberland and other nonfinancial specialty assets may offer financial benefits, while helping to diversify your overall portfolio.

Our Approach

Our Specialty Asset Management group has extensive experience managing timber, farm and ranch land, oil, gas and mineral interests, real estate and private businesses. We can help you integrate these nonfinancial assets into your overall wealth management plan.

Our team can help you realize your objectives with assets you already own or seek to acquire, and can provide a wide range of services in managing these complex assets.    

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Investing in Real Assets


Please read important information at the end of this program.

How do you take advantage of the land of opportunity that lies beyond the financial markets? Investing in real assets might well be the answer. Our specialty asset management team has deep experience managing real assets like timberland,

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Timberland farm and ranch land,

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Farm and Ranch Land oil and gas,

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Oil & Gas and real estate.

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Real Estate

Because these assets don't follow the financial market, they can help to diversify and reduce a portfolio's overall volatility.

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Help to diversify and Reduce Volatility

With offices across the country, we have a distinguished history of using a boots on the ground management approach for clients who are interested in adding real assets to their portfolio or who own them today. This includes the identification of investment properties,

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Comprehensive evaluation,

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Price negotiation,

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Price Negotiation Acquisition,

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and ongoing management.

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Our specialized industry knowledge in forestry, agriculture, petroleum engineering, and real estate helps us to effectively manage real assets, which can be an important piece of your overall strategy to grow and preserve wealth for you, your family, and future generations. So when you're ready to think beyond the financial markets, think real assets.

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Certain Bank of America Private Bank associates are registered representatives with Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated (“MLPF&S”) and may assist you with investment products and services provided through MLPF&S and other nonbank investment affiliates. MLPF&S is a registered broker-dealer, Member SIPC and a wholly owned subsidiary of Bank of America Corporation (“BofA Corp.”).

Private Bank operates through Bank of America, N.A., and other subsidiaries of BofA Corp.

Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated (also referred to as “MLPF&S” or “Merrill”) makes available certain investment products sponsored, managed, distributed, or provided by companies that are affiliates of Bank of America (“BofA Corp.”) MLPF&S is a registered broker-dealer, Member SIPC, and a wholly owned subsidiary of BofA Corp.

Merrill Private Wealth Management is a division of MLPF&S that offers a broad array of personalized wealth management products and services. Both brokerage and investment advisory services (including financial planning) are offered by the Private Wealth Advisors through MLPF&S. The nature and degree of advice and assistance provided, the fees charged, and client rights and Merrill’s obligations will differ among these services. The banking, credit and trust services sold by the Private Wealth Advisors are offered by licensed banks and trust companies, including Bank of America, N.A., Member FDIC, and other affiliated banks.

Investing involves risk, including the possible loss of principal.


Diversification does not ensure a profit or protect against loss in declining markets.

There are special risks associated with an investment in commodities, real estate or certain industry sectors, including market price fluctuations, regulatory changes, interest rate changes, credit risk, economic changes, climate change, the impact of adverse political or financial factors or lack of diversification.


Nonfinancial assets, such as closely-held businesses, real estate, oil, gas and mineral properties, and timber, farm and ranch land, are complex in nature and involve risks including total loss of value. Special risk considerations include natural events (for example, earthquakes or fires), complex tax considerations, and lack of liquidity. Nonfinancial assets are not suitable for all investors. Always consult with your independent attorney, tax advisor, investment manager, and insurance agent for final recommendations and before changing or implementing any financial, tax, or estate planning strategy.

Investment products:


Are Not FDIC Insured


Are Not Bank Guaranteed


May Lose Value

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Farm and Ranch Services

Bank of America Private Bank professionals directly coordinate the management of farm and ranch land with a goal of enhancing its value. Additionally, Bank of America Private Bank can help you acquire and manage your agricultural investment.

Real Estate

Specialized investment and property management services can help meet your objectives for properties or development acreage you hold directly or in trust. 

Timberland Services

Professional forestry solutions as well as services for timberland investments – customized to help you meet your goals.

Private Business

We offer strategic evaluation and support for owners and heirs in managing closely held business interests. 

Oil, Gas and Mineral Interests

Benefit from management services for all types of oil, gas and mineral interests held in trusts or investment management accounts focused on optimizing their value.

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