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BMO Introduces a Two Per Cent Discount for Shares Issued Under its Dividend Reinvestment Plan

TORONTO, Jan. 10, 2022 /CNW/ - Bank of Montreal (TSX: BMO) (NYSE: BMO) today announced that it is offering a two per cent discount on its common shares issued from treasury under the dividend reinvestment feature of its Shareholder Dividend Reinvestment and Share Purchase Plan (the "Plan"). Under the Plan, shareholders may elect to have dividends on common shares reinvested in additional common shares of the Bank. 

Commencing with the common share dividend declared for the first quarter of fiscal 2022 ("Q1 2022 Dividend"), and subsequently until further notice, common shares under the Plan will be issued by the Bank from treasury with a two percent discount, calculated in accordance with the terms of the Plan. As previously announced on December 3, 2021, the Q1 2022 Dividend is payable on February 28, 2022 to shareholders of record on February 1, 2022. The discount will not apply to common shares purchased under the "Optional Cash Payment" feature of the Plan.

For existing members of the Plan, the discount will automatically be applied to the

reinvestment of the Q1 2022 Dividend. For registered shareholders who wish to participate in the Plan, Enrolment Forms must be received by the Bank's transfer agent, Computershare Trust Company of Canada (Tel: 1-800-340-5021 from Canada and US; 514-982-7800 from all other countries), by the close of business on February 3, 2022. Beneficial or non-registered holders must contact their financial institution or broker well in advance of the above date for instructions on how to participate.

More information about the Plan and how to enroll can be found at:

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 $988 billion as of October 31, 2021, 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.

Internet: Twitter: @BMOmedia

SOURCE BMO Financial Group

For further information: For News Media Enquiries: Paul Gammal, Toronto,, (416) 867-3996; For Investor Relations Enquiries: Bill Anderson, Toronto,, (416) 867-7834; For Bank Transfer Agent Enquiries: Computershare Trust Company of Canada, 100 University Avenue, 8th Floor, Toronto, ON M5J 2Y1, Tel: 1-800-340-5021 (Canada and U.S.), 514-982-7800 (All other countries)