BMO Capital Markets to Host 9th Annual Equity Through Education Trading Day

BMO Capital Markets to Host 9th Annual Equity Through Education Trading Day 
- BMO will donate one day's worth of institutional equity trading
commissions to eight North American Charities  
- More than $12.3 million has been raised through the program since
TORONTO, ONTARIO and NEW YORK, NEW YORK -- (Marketwired) -- 09/23/13
-- BMO Capital Markets, the investment & corporate banking arm of BMO
Financial Group (TSX:BMO)(NYSE:BMO), will once again be hosting its
Equity Through Education trading day on September 25, 2013.  
For the ninth consecutive year, BMO Capital Markets will donate the
institutional equity trading commissions earned in the U.S. and
Canada on that day to eight charitable organizations that work to
improve access to education for less advantaged youth through
scholarships, bursaries and other programs.  
"BMO's Equity Through Education program ensures that scholarships and
bursaries go to young, promising individuals," said Eric Tripp,
President, BMO Capital Markets. "The program's focus on diversity is
important to us as we strive to ensure that BMO's workforce is
representative of the society in which we work and live."  
The program is supported by BMO employees and clients and has raised
more than $12.3 (CAD) million (U.S. $11.7 million) since it was
established in 2005, assisting more than 2,500 individuals. 
This year, the proceeds from the BMO Capital Markets Equity Through
Education trading day will go to the following North American
- Canadian Merit Scholarship Foundation  
- The Financial Women's Association  
- The Jackie Robinson Foundation  
- Foundation for the Advancement of Aboriginal Youth  
- Indspire  
- Lime Connect  
- Pathways to Education Canada  
- Women in Capital Markets  
To learn more about Equity Through Education visit 
About BMO Capital Markets 
BMO Capital Markets is a leading, full-service North American
financial services provider, with more than 2,200 employees operating
in 16 North American offices and 29 worldwide, offering corporate,
institutional and government clients access to a complete range of
investment and corporate banking products and services. BMO Capital
Markets is a member of BMO Financial Group (NYSE:BMO)(TSX:BMO), one
of the largest diversified financial services providers in North
America with US$549 billion total assets and more than 46,000
employees as at July 31, 2013.
Media Contacts:
Pav Jordan, Toronto
(416) 867-7645 
Martha McInnis, New York
(212) 702-1992
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