BMO Capital Markets

BMO Capital Markets

March 30, 2012 09:00 ET

BMO Capital Markets Announces Appointment of Mathieu L. L'Allier as Managing Director and Head, Investment & Corporate Banking, Quebec

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - March 30, 2012) - BMO Capital Markets, the investment and corporate banking arm of BMO Financial Group, today announced the appointment of Mathieu L. L'Allier as Managing Director and Head, Investment & Corporate Banking, Quebec.

Mr. L'Allier will be responsible for leading BMO Capital Markets' Investment & Corporate Banking activities in Quebec and advising senior executives and boards of directors in a variety of industry sectors. He will report to Peter Myers, Head of Investment & Corporate Banking, Canada.

Mr. L'Allier joined BMO Capital Markets in 1997 in the Mergers & Acquisitions group in Toronto. Subsequently, he served in the Communications & Technology practice within Investment & Corporate Banking. He joined BMO's Montreal office in 2000. During his 15-year career in Investment & Corporate Banking, he has assumed increasing responsibility and has been lead advisor to a diverse set of Quebec-based clients with respect to a broad range of financing and advisory assignments.

"Mathieu has a wealth of experience in the Quebec market and has established deep client relationships over the last decade that, together with his leadership skills, will prove invaluable in his new capacity," said Luc Bachand, Vice-Chairman and Head, BMO Capital Markets, Quebec. "Our Quebec business is an important part of Investment & Corporate Banking and Mathieu has been a key driver in its growth. We look forward to seeing the team continue to grow this business under Mathieu's leadership."

Mr. L'Allier holds a Masters in Business Administration and a Bachelor of Engineering degree from McGill University, studied International Business at the Solvay Business School in Belgium and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Mr. L'Allier serves on the Board of Directors of the Montreal Heart Institute Foundation and is active with organizations such as Tennis Canada, McGill University and United Way. He was a member of the McGill MBA Advisory Board from 2004 to 2008.

About BMO Capital Markets

BMO Capital Markets is a leading, full-service North American financial services provider, with 2,300 employees operating in 17 North American offices and 30 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$537 billion total assets and more than 47,000 employees as at January 31, 2012.

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