CONSENT OF INDEPENDENT REGISTERED PUBLIC ACCOUNTING FIRM
We hereby consent to the incorporation by reference in this Registration Statement on Form S-8 of our report dated February 23, 2012 relating to the financial statements, and the effectiveness of internal control over financial reporting, which appears in Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc.s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2011.
/s/ PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
New York, New York
November 13, 2012