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Bank of America and FleetBoston Financial to Merge

Companies to hold press conference

Live satellite feed available

Following an investor conference call, Bank of America
Corporation and FleetBoston Financial will host a press
conference to discuss details of their merger.

Kenneth D. Lewis, chairman and CEO, Bank of America
Charles K. Gifford, chairman and CEO, FleetBoston

Monday, October 27, 2003
11:00 a.m.

Jade Room
Waldorf Astoria
3rd Floor
New York

785-832-1523, passcode B103

Ku band Satellite: Galaxy 10
Orbital slot: 123 degrees
Transponder: 23K
Downlink freq: 12160
Polarization: Vertical
Audio subcarriers: 6.2 & 6.8 MHz

C band Satellite: Galaxy 11
Orbital slot: 95 degrees
Transponder: 20
Downlink freq: 4100
Polarization: Vertical
Audio subcarriers: 6.2 & 6.8 MHz

The feed will also be available at Waterfront at QLC 1847.

Reporters may contact:
Eloise Hale, Bank of America, 704.387.0013

SOURCE Bank of America
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