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World Finance Magazine Selects BMO Harris Private Banking as Best Private Bank in Canada

- 2013 marks the third consecutive year that BMO Harris Private Banking has taken the top honour

- BMO Harris Private Banking's strong client relationships and high-quality wealth management solutions among the factors that set it apart from competitors

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 13, 2013) - For the third consecutive year, BMO Harris Private Banking has been named the Best Private Bank in Canada by World Finance Magazine.

"We are proud and thrilled to be recognized with this prestigious honour once again," said Alex Dousmanis-Curtis, Senior Vice-President and Head of BMO Harris Private Banking. "This acknowledgement is a testament to our entire team's steadfast dedication to delivering superior service, solutions and programs to help meet the unique needs of high-net worth families across Canada."

The 2013 World Finance Banking Awards recognized BMO Harris Private Banking for:

  • Developing strong client relationships
  • Delivering high-quality wealth management solutions
  • Implementing impressive client-focused educational programs
  • Having a powerful brand presence
  • The strength of its management team

The annual World Finance Banking Awards recognize industry leaders, eminent individuals, exemplary teams and distinguished organizations which represent the benchmark of achievement and best practices in a variety of fields. Award winners and nominees are selected by a judging panel with a combined 230 years of financial journalism experience, as well as by readers and subscribers of World Finance Magazine.

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About BMO Harris Private Banking

Backed by the stability and resources of BMO Financial Group, professionals at BMO Harris Private Banking are responsible for the successful management of wealth by providing expert advice and highly personalized services in banking, investment management, estate, trust, succession planning and philanthropic services - all in a coordinated and confident approach. With 35 offices across Canada, including Halifax, Montreal, Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver, BMO Harris Private Banking is able to service clients in a variety of languages.

About World Finance Magazine

World Finance Magazine is a critically acclaimed bi-monthly magazine and website providing in-depth coverage and analysis of the financial industry and global economy. The editorial board combines award-winning reportage from in-house journalists and correspondents with contributions from some of the most influential economic and political thinkers of our time, globally recognized for the part they have played in shaping contemporary thought and the way we look at the financial world.

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