BMO Capital Markets

BMO Capital Markets

September 13, 2010 10:00 ET

REPEAT-Media Advisory: BMO Capital Markets Hosts 10th Annual Back to School Investor Conference

- Record Number of Attendees Set to Attend Annual Event Showcasing Leading Companies in the For-Profit Education Industry

- Expanded Format This Year Includes More Panels on Topics Ranging From Educational Publishing, Special Needs and Public & Private Partnerships

- Conference to Provide a Regulatory and Legislative Update on the Education Sector

NEW YORK, NEW YORK--(Marketwire - Sept. 13, 2010) - BMO Capital Markets, the investment and corporate banking arm of BMO Financial Group (NYSE:BMO)(TSX:BMO), will hold its 10th annual Back To School Investor Conference on September 16th at the Grand Hyatt in New York City.

Jeffrey Silber, Senior Equity Research Analyst, BMO Capital Markets will host the conference, which is expected to attract the industry's leading institutional investors and specialists. "We have a record number of representatives from around 25 public companies scheduled to present at our conference, which has become a must-attend event for the industry," said Mr. Silber.

Presentations and panel discussions will focus on the following key themes:

  • Assessment and Training in the Workplace
  • Growth of Online Learning
  • International Trends
  • Not-For-Profit - Higher Education
  • Private and Public Partnerships In K-12
  • Publishing
  • Regulatory/Legislative Update
  • Special Needs Learning
  • Student Loans
  • Technology and Performance

This forum will showcase a unique line-up of presentations and panels from more than 45 leading for-profit public and private education companies.

Presentations of public companies will be webcast live and archived on the conference homepage on the BMO Capital Markets website.

An agenda with presentation times for the conference is also available on the conference homepage (agenda subject to change).

Private companies and the lunch panel will not be available on the webcast.

Media interested in attending the conference and/or scheduling an interview may call (416) 867-3996 or toll free at 1-866-298-8385.

For more information about the conference, please visit the conference homepage on the BMO Capital Markets website at www.bmocm.com/conferences/2010backtoschool/

About BMO Capital Markets

BMO Capital Markets is a leading, full-service North American financial services provider offering equity and debt underwriting, corporate lending and project financing, merger and acquisitions advisory services, merchant banking, securitization, treasury management, market risk management, debt and equity research and institutional sales and trading. BMO Capital Markets has over 2,000 employees operating in 26 locations around the world, including 14 in North America.

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$386 billion total assets and 38,000 employees as at July 31, 2010.

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