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In Connection with NYSE Euronext's Acquisition of the American Stock Exchange, HOLDRS(SM) Trusts to Be Transferred from the American Stock Exchange to NYSE Arca

Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, in its capacity as the initial depositor in each of the issuer trusts set forth in the table below, today announced that, in connection with NYSE Euronexts acquisition of the American Stock Exchange (Amex), the listing of the HOLDRSSM Trusts set forth below (the Securities), which are currently listed on the NYSE Alternext US, LLC (formerly American Stock Exchange), will be transferred to NYSE Arca. The voluntary NYSE Alternext US, LLC delisting of the Securities is occurring in order to transfer the listing of such Securities to NYSE Arca due to the acquisition of the Amex by NYSE Euronext and to comply with NYSE Euronexts plans to consolidate all listed exchange-traded funds and structured products on NYSE Arca.

The transfer in listing of each of the Securities is expected to occur on or about November 24, 2008.

Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated (MLPF&S) is one of the worlds leading broker-dealers. MLPF&S, together with its affiliates (the Company), provides investment, financing, and related services to individuals and institutions on a global basis. Services provided to clients include securities brokerage, trading, and underwriting; investment banking, strategic advisory services, including mergers and acquisitions, and other corporate finance activities; origination, brokerage, dealer and related activities in swaps, options, forwards, exchange-traded futures, other derivatives and foreign exchange products; securities clearance and settlement financing services and investment advisory and related record keeping services. The Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc.

The following Securities will transfer to NYSE Arca:

Issuer TrustsDepositary ReceiptsTicker SymbolCUSIP
Biotech HOLDRSSM Trust Biotech HOLDRSSM BBH 09067D201
Broadband HOLDRSSM Trust Broadband HOLDRSSM BDH 11130P104
B2B Internet HOLDRSSM Trust B2B Internet HOLDRSSM BHH 056033103
Europe 2001 HOLDRSSM Trust Europe 2001 HOLDRSSM EKH 29875G105
Internet HOLDRSSM Trust Internet HOLDRSSM HHH 46059W102
Internet Architecture HOLDRSSM Trust Internet Architecture HOLDRSSM IAH 46060A107
Internet Infrastructure HOLDRSSM Trust Internet Infrastructure HOLDRSSM IIH 46059V104
Market 2000+ HOLDRSSM Trust Market 2000+ HOLDRSSM MKH 57059Y204
Oil Services HOLDRSSM Trust Oil Services HOLDRSSM OIH 678002106
Pharmaceutical HOLDRSSM Trust Pharmaceutical HOLDRSSM PPH 71712A206
Regional Bank HOLDRSSM Trust Regional Bank HOLDRSSM RKH 75902E100
Retail HOLDRSSM Trust Retail HOLDRSSM RTH 76127U101
Semiconductor HOLDRSSM Trust Semiconductor HOLDRSSM SMH 816636203
Telecom HOLDRSSM Trust Telecom HOLDRSSM TTH 87927P200
Utilities HOLDRSSM Trust Utilities HOLDRSSM UTH 918019100
Wireless HOLDRSSM Trust Wireless HOLDRSSM WMH 97653L208

Contacts:

Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc.
Media Relations:
Selena Morris, 212-449-7283
selena_morris@ml.com
or
Investor Relations:
Grace Yoon, 212-449-7119
investor_relations@ml.com

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