The World Finance Awards recognize industry leaders, eminent individuals, exemplary teams and distinguished organizations which represent the benchmark of achievement and best practice in a variety of fields.
'Whether it is M&A advisory or capital raising, our goal at BMO Capital Markets is to go above and beyond in providing these services. Our wealth of expertise and network of contacts give us deep knowledge of the trends and issues affecting our clients', said Peter Myers, Head of Investment & Corporate Banking, Canada, BMO Capital Markets. 'Our capabilities continue to draw attention here in Canada and abroad and this recognition solidifies BMO’s reputation as a leading investment bank'.
'Although the competition was fierce, recognising BMO Capital Markets as the best investment bank in Canada was not a difficult decision', said Alexander Redcliffe, Editor of World Finance and head of the judging panel. 'The bank presents an excellent level of service to its clients, and has continued to build a platform for sustained growth'.
In addition, BMO Harris Private Banking was named the Best Private Bank in Canada. BMO Financial Group was the only Canadian bank to win two awards in the 2012 World Finance Banking Awards.