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BMO Harris Private Banking Named Best Private Bank in Canada by World Finance

- Top honour awarded to BMO Harris Private Banking for the fourth year in a row

- Strong performance and outstanding client service among the key factors that set it apart as a leader in the Canadian private banking sector

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 9, 2014) - BMO Harris Private Banking has been named the Best Private Bank in Canada by World Finance for the fourth consecutive year.

"We're thrilled and honoured to be receiving this award once again. It's a validation of our team's ongoing commitment to build quality relationships and work with Canadian families," said Myra Cridland, Senior Vice-President and Head of BMO Harris Private Banking. "Looking forward, we'll continue to focus on delivering superior customer service and providing quality wealth management solutions."

The World Finance Banking Awards 2014 recognized BMO Harris Private Banking for:

  • Strong performance
  • An in-depth understanding of the needs of clients
  • Exceptional client service
  • Strong community activities and outreach programs that support the local/ regional community

World Finance's annual 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.

About World Finance

World Finance 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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For further information:
BMO Financial Group:
Amanda Robinson, Toronto

Valerie Doucet, Montreal

World Finance Magazine:
Bryan Charles, London UK

William Henry, London UK