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Global Banking and Finance Review Awards BMO With Best Wealth Management in Canada 2015

BMO Wealth Management lines of business recognized for their solutions, global and local expertise, financial planning and client service in Canada and Asia



TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - April 2, 2015) - Global Banking and Finance Review has announced it has honoured BMO Wealth Management with the award for Best Wealth Management in Canada 2015.

Global Banking and Finance Review recognized BMO Wealth Management for its many strengths, including comprehensive and personalized wealth management solutions, global reach and local expertise, strength in financial planning and ongoing commitment to providing an exceptional client experience.

BMO Wealth Management's full-service investment and private banking businesses were also awarded top honours in the following categories:

  • Best Private Bank in Canada 2015 to BMO Private Banking
  • Best Full Service Investment Advisory in Canada 2015 to BMO Nesbitt Burns
  • Best Integrated Investment Advisor Digital Platform in Canada 2015 to BMO Nesbitt Burns
  • Best Private Bank for Discretionary & Advisory Services in Hong Kong 2015 to BMO Private Bank
  • Best Private Bank for Discretionary & Advisory Services in Singapore 2015 to BMO Private Bank

This is the second year in a row BMO Wealth Management has been honoured as Best Wealth Management in Canada, the second year in a row BMO Nesbitt Burns has been named Best Full Service Investment Advisory in Canada and the fifth year in a row BMO Private Banking has won the award for Best Private Bank in Canada.

"It is an honour for BMO Wealth Management to be recognized by the banking and finance community with these awards," said Gilles Ouellette, Head of Wealth Management, BMO Financial Group. "They are a testament to the quality of our wealth management solutions and the dedication of our talented team, which remain consistent across our different lines of business, providing personalized and professional services to a full range of clients across the globe."

"It is no small achievement for BMO Wealth Management to be honoured for multiple categories in two different geographies. They continue to capture our attention and lead the industry with the outstanding service and innovative solutions they deliver to their clients," said Wanda Rich, Editor, Global Banking and Finance Review. "We congratulate them and are excited to see more from them in the future."

The Global Banking and Finance Review Awards honour companies in the banking and finance industry for their achievement, challenge, progress and inspirational change in global finance.

For more information on BMO Wealth Management, please visit http://www.bmo.com/main/wealth-management.

For more information on the Global Banking & Finance Review awards, please visit www.globalbankingandfinance.com.

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About BMO Financial Group

Established in 1817 as Bank of Montreal, BMO Financial Group is a highly diversified financial services organization based in North America. The bank offers a broad range of retail banking, wealth management and investment banking products and services to more than 12 million customers. BMO Financial Group had total assets of approximately $672 billion and more than 47,000 employees at January 31, 2015.

About Global Banking and Finance Review

The Global Banking and Finance Review Awards honour institutions that stand out in their particular area of expertise in the finance industry. They recognize achievement, challenge, progress and inspirational change in finance globally. Global Banking & Finance Review is an online portal which has evolved from the growing need to have a more balanced view for informative and independent news for the global banking and finance industry. It is reflected in the quality and in-depth insight provided by our experienced contributors in a clear and concise way. Global Banking and Finance Review brings together the entire fundamental and growth areas of finance and banking into one easy, informative and all-encompassing publication. We have objective and respected editorial contributions from all major sectors, such as Banking, Technology, FOREX Trading, Asset Management, Corporate Governance, Islamic Finance, Project Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions, Tax and Accounting and Inward Investment; all under one global umbrella.

Media contacts:
Amanda Robinson, Toronto
416-867-3996
amanda.robinson@bmo.com

Valerie Doucet, Montreal
514-877-8224
valerie.doucet@bmo.com