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BMO Financial Group
BMO Global Asset Management

BMO Global Asset Management

December 17, 2015 04:00 ET

BMO Financial Group Opens London Stock Exchange to Mark Recent Launch of ETFs in Europe

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM and TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Dec. 17, 2015) -

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Senior officers of BMO Financial Group opened the LSE yesterday - marking the recent launch of nine BMO Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) in Europe and becoming the first Canadian bank to introduce ETFs in the region.

From L to R: Nikhil Rathi, Chief Executive Officer, London Stock Exchange plc & Director of International Development; Gilles Ouellette, Group Head, BMO Wealth Management; Rajiv Silgardo, co-CEO, BMO Global Asset Management; Barry McInerney, co-CEO, BMO Global Asset Management and Richard Wilson, CEO, BMO Global Asset Management (EMEA).

About BMO Global Asset Management

BMO Global Asset Management is a global investment manager delivering service excellence from 27 offices in 17 countries to clients across five continents. Including discretionary and nondiscretionary assets, BMO Global Asset Management had more than C$310 billion in assets under management, as of October 31, 2015.

Our four major investment centres in Toronto, Chicago, London and Hong Kong are complemented by a network of world-class boutique managers strategically located across the globe: BMO Real Estate Partners, LGM Investments, Monegy, Inc., Pyrford International Ltd., and Taplin, Canida & Habacht, LLC.

With operations throughout North America and Europe, and in Abu Dhabi, Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Melbourne and Sydney, BMO Global Asset Management has been recognized by Pension & Investments as one of the world's largest 100 asset managers based on combined assets under management as of December 31, 2014 and is a signatory of the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment initiative (UNPRI).

BMO Global Asset Management is a part of BMO Financial Group (NYSE:BMO), a fully diversified financial services organization with approximately C$642 billion in total assets as of October 31, 2015, and close to 47,000 employees.

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