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Media Advisory - BMO Capital Markets Celebrates 16 Years of the Equity Through Education Trading Day

TORONTO, NEW YORK, and LONDON, Sept. 17, 2020 /CNW/ - BMO Capital Markets will hold its 16th annual Equity Through Education (ETE) Trading day program on September 23, 2020. BMO Capital Markets will donate all European and North American institutional equity commissions earned from this day's trading to underprivileged students through scholarships, bursaries and leadership development, in affiliation with BMO's charitable partners in education.

"We are proud to be able to continue our Equity Through Education program for a 16th year, promoting diversity and inclusion as we partner with charities to offer scholarships, bursaries, mentoring programs, and development opportunities to deserving students," said Dan Barclay, CEO and Group Head, BMO Capital Markets. "ETE allows BMO to grow the good in business and in life by helping promising young scholars pursue post-secondary education ambitions and their career development."

Since its inception in 2005, the program has raised almost $25 million and helped more than 5000 students achieve their academic potential.

For more information about the program and to hear from some of the scholars, visit Our Culture web pages.

About BMO Financial Group 
Serving customers for 200 years and counting, BMO is a highly diversified financial services provider - the 8th largest bank, by assets, in North America. With total assets of $974 billion as of July 31, 2020, and a team of diverse and highly engaged employees, BMO provides a broad range of personal and commercial banking, wealth management and investment banking products and services to more than 12 million customers and conducts business through three operating groups: Personal and Commercial Banking, BMO Wealth Management and BMO Capital Markets

SOURCE BMO Financial Group

For further information: Media Contact: Kelly Hechler, Toronto,, (416) 867-3996