Merrill Lynch & Co., New York,narrowed its $70 million review to D'Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles, Lowe
Group and J. Walter Thompson USA, all New York, said executives close to the review. Incumbent Bozell Worldwide, New York, is not participating. Bismark Corp., Dennis, Mass., is the consultant. Foote, Cone & Belding and Grey Advertising, both contenders in the $40 million Chase Manhattan Corp. revie, were eliminated.
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