Merrill Lynch & Co

Partial Repurchase

Merrill Lynch & Co
                  

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                              Merrill Lynch and Co. Inc
                     GBP 21,450,000 Zero Coupon Notes due 2006
                                   XS0104813331

Please be advised that the Issuer has repurchased GBP 100,000 of the above issue with value 03.10.2006.
The new outstanding is GBP 19,950,00.
Please arrange for this to be reflected in your records.
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