Merrill Lynch and Capgemini release third annual Asia-Pacific Wealth Report

| Press release
Driven by economic growth and stock market returns, the wealth of Asia-Pacific’s high net worth individuals (HNWIs) increased 12.5 percent in 2007 to US$9.5 trillion, according to the third annual Asia Pacific Wealth Report released today by Merrill Lynch (NYSE: MER) and Capgemini.