BMO Capital Markets

BMO Capital Markets

September 06, 2011 12:15 ET

Ian de Verteuil Rejoining BMO Capital Markets as Global Head of Research

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 6, 2011) - BMO Capital Markets, the investment and corporate banking arm of BMO Financial Group (NYSE:BMO)(TSX:BMO), today announced that highly regarded analyst, Ian de Verteuil, is rejoining BMO as Global Head of Research.

Mr. de Verteuil will have oversight for all BMO Capital Markets research products; he will report to Mike Miller, Executive Managing Director and Head of Equity Products. Jack Blackstock and Paul Campbell, co-Heads of Equity Research, will report to Mr. de Verteuil.

"We're delighted to have Ian back at BMO Capital Markets," said Mr. Miller. "Ian has had a truly outstanding career as a top-ranked equity research analyst. In his new role, Ian will be responsible for enhancing a consistent and unified approach to all of our research products and their delivery to clients of both BMO Capital Markets and BMO Nesbitt Burns."

Mr. de Verteuil joined BMO Capital Markets' predecessor firm Burns Fry in 1987. Over his career as an analyst, he achieved top rankings in three sectors: consumer products, insurance and banks. He left BMO in 2009 to join the Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board as Head of Fundamental Research, which included responsibility for some of the fund's active investments in public companies around the world. Mr. de Verteuil holds a Bachelor of Science in chemistry from McGill University and an MBA from the University of Western Ontario.

BMO Capital Markets' Equity Research team includes 80 analysts who cover 950 companies.

About BMO Capital Markets

BMO Capital Markets is a leading, full-service North American financial services provider, with nearly 2,200 employees operating in 15 North American offices and 27 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$499 billion total assets and more than 47,000 employees as at July 31, 2011.

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