National Bank Financial Group

National Bank Financial Group

February 17, 2011 16:26 ET

National Bank Marks Strong Advance Within Quebec's 150 Most Admired Businesses

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Feb. 17, 2011) - National Bank Financial Group (TSX:NA) has scored the most significant advance of all Quebec's major financial institutions, as shown in the list of Quebec's 150 Most Admired Businesses, made public today by Léger Marketing and Journal les Affaires.

This accomplishment reflects the trust of Financial Group's customers and the engagement of its employees, and comes in the wake of several distinctions awarded to National Bank Financial Group recently, including:

  • 50 Best Employers in Canada for 2011 (Hewitt Associates);

  • 10 most admired corporate cultures in Canada for Quebec and Atlantic Canada (Waterstone Human Capital);

  • Best Employers in the Greater Toronto Area 2011 (Hewitt Associates);

  • Canada's Top 100 Employers (Mediacorp Canada).

National Bank Financial Group has been an engine of economic and social development for more than 150 years and intends to continue to be recognized by its partners through sustained and constant contributions within the communities it serves.

About National Bank of Canada

National Bank of Canada is an integrated group that provides comprehensive financial services to consumers, small and medium-sized enterprises and large corporations in its core market, while offering specialized services to its clients elsewhere in the world. National Bank offers a full array of banking services, including retail, corporate and investment banking. It is an active player on international capital markets and, through its subsidiaries, is involved in securities brokerage, insurance and wealth management as well as mutual fund and retirement plan management. National Bank has over $145 billion in assets and, together with its subsidiaries, employs 18,322 people. The Bank's securities are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX:NA). For more information, visit the Bank's website at To access National Bank Financial Group's financial education portal, visit

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Contact Information

  • Joan Beauchamp
    Senior Advisor, Public Relations
    National Bank Financial Group