Abbe Barg, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch

Abbe L. Barg is a third year Associate at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in the Financial Institutions Group within the Investment Bank; she focuses on transactions for large Insurance clients, including mergers, acquisitions, and capital raisings of debt and equity. Based in New York, Ms. Barg has worked on both domestic and cross-border deals involving Asia and Latin America. Her responsibilities include pitching and executing transactions, creating detailed financial models and analysis, and building client relationships. Ms. Barg got her start working with financial institutions clients at Deloitte Consulting in the Strategy & Operations and Outsourcing Advisory practices as a Business Analyst and Consultant for three years, spending most of her time working on-site with bank clients in London, Brussels and New York. Ms. Barg graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a B.A. in Economics, cum laude, in 2003; during her studies, she worked as a Consultant at the Wharton Small Business Development Center and served on the Board of Directors of the entirely student-run University of Pennsylvania Student Federal Credit Union. Ms. Barg graduated in 2008 with an MBA from Harvard Business School, where she was an inaugural member of both the first HBS China and India Immersion Experiences. Ms. Barg grew up in Lexington, MA.