Merrill Lynch & Co. selected five finalists as it reviews its $70 million account. Executives close to the review said D'Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles; Foote, Cone & Belding; Grey Advertising; Lowe
& Partners/SMS; and J. Walter Thompson USA remain in the review. Incumbent Bozell Worldwide declined to participate. Bismark Corp., Dennis, Mass., is handling.
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