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Global Banking and Finance Review Names BMO Harris Private Banking Best Private Bank in Canada

- BMO Harris Private Banking is recognized for the fourth consecutive year

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 03/21/14 -- For the fourth consecutive year, Global Banking and Finance Review has named BMO Harris Private Banking the Best Private Bank in Canada.

Global Banking and Finance Review chose BMO Harris Private Banking as the top private bank in Canada based on the firm's following strengths:

--  An ability to provide excellent wealth management solutions to private
    banking individuals and fund administration services to corporate
--  Strong client relations with personal and client-focused services,
    including highly personalized and innovative products, and investment
    management offerings and impressive educational programs
--  A commitment to providing access to a comprehensive array of investment
    solutions across asset classes, geographies, styles and vehicles

"We're thrilled and honoured to be acknowledged as the top private bank in Canada for the fourth year in a row by Global Banking and Finance Review," said Myra Cridland, Head, BMO Harris Private Banking. "This award validates our ongoing efforts to provide high-quality and innovative wealth management solutions to clients. It reflects the passion and commitment that our team of talented professionals bring to their jobs on a daily basis."

"BMO Harris Private Banking continues to stand out as a leader in the Canadian private banking community by providing integrated and quality services to high-net worth clients and Canadian families," said Wanda Rich, Editor, Global Banking and Finance Review. "With this award, we recognize BMO's expertise and continued efforts to deliver first-class services. We look forward to seeing more from them in the years to come."

The Global Banking and Finance Review Awards honour companies in the banking and finance industry for their achievement, challenge, progress and inspirational change in global finance.

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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 34 offices across the Canada, BMO Harris Private Banking is able to service clients in a variety of languages.

About Global Banking and Finance Review

The Global Banking and Finance Review Awards honour institutions that stand out in their particular area of expertise in the finance industry. They recognize achievement, challenge, progress and inspirational change in finance globally. Global Banking & Finance Review is an online portal which has evolved from the growing need to have a more balanced view for informative and independent news for the global banking and finance industry. It is reflected in the quality and in-depth insight provided by our experienced contributors in a clear and concise way. Global Banking and Finance Review brings together the entire fundamental and growth areas of finance and banking into one easy, informative and all-encompassing publication. We have objective and respected editorial contributions from all major sectors, such as Banking, Technology, FOREX Trading, Asset Management, Corporate Governance, Islamic Finance, Project Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions, Tax and Accounting and Inward Investment; all under one global umbrella.

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Valerie Doucet, Montreal
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