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$200M adviser moves to Merrill Lynch

An international adviser who managed $200 million in client assets joined Merrill Lynch, the firm said.

Juliano de Souza previously worked at Brazilian wealth management firm BTG Pactual, where he had been since 2011, according to FINRA BrokerCheck records.

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De Souza is focused on serving the Brazilian market and will collaborate with fellow Merrill Lynch wealth managers Andre Mendes and Pedro Paulo Silva, according to the company. De Souza will work out of Merrill's Miami office, which is overseen by market executive Andres de Corral, according to the firm.

Among Merrill Lynch's other hires, the company picked up an adviser twice featured on On Wall Street's Top 40 Under 40 ranking.

Keith Rowling joined the firm in Birmingham, Michigan. He previously oversaw more than $600 million in client assets at Morgan Stanley, according to Merrill. The wirehouse has more than 14,600 advisers and $2.1 trillion in client balances as of Dec. 31, according to the company.

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