Bank of Montreal
Bank of Montreal operates as a national commercial bank in Canada. It provides banking and financial services to individuals and institutions. The company offers personal banking products and services, including deposit and investment services, mortgages, consumer credit, business lending, credit cards and other banking services to individuals and small and mid-sized businesses; and commercial banking products and services comprising lending, deposits, treasury management, and risk management services to small business, medium-sized enterprise and mid-market banking clients. The Personal and Commercial Banking segment is comprised of two operating segments: Personal and Commercial Banking Canada and Personal and Commercial Banking U.S. The Personal and Commercial Banking Canada segment offers a full range of consumer and business products and services. It provides financial solutions for everyday banking, financing, investing, credit cards and creditor insurance, as well as a variety of commercial products and financial advisory services. The Personal and Commercial Banking U.S. segment offers a full range of products and services to individuals and small and mid-sized business customers. The company delivers services through its network of BMO Harris Bank branches, contact centre, online and mobile banking platforms. The Private Client Group segment provides wealth management business services and serves a full range of client segments, from mainstream to ultra-high net worth, as well as select institutional markets, with a broad offering of wealth management products and solutions. The BMO Capital Markets segment combines all of its businesses serving corporate, institutional and government clients. In Canada and the United States, these clients span a broad range of industry sectors. BMO Capital Markets also serves clients in the United Kingdom, Europe, Asia and Australia. It offers clients complete financial solutions, including equity and debt underwriting, corporate lending and project financing, mergers and acquisitions, advisory services, merchant banking, securitization, treasury and market risk management, debt and equity research and institutional sales and trading. The Corporate Services segment includes the corporate units that provide expertise and governance support in areas such as technology and operations, strategic planning, law, finance, internal audit, risk management, corporate communications, economics, corporate marketing, human resources and learning equity research and institutional sales and trading. The company was founded by Robert Armour, John C. Bush, Austin Cuvillier, George Garden, Horatio Gates, James Leslie, George Moffatt, John Richardson and Thomas A. Turner on June 23, 1817 and is headquartered in Montreal, Canada.