|December 2014||BMO wins U.S. Mid-Market Equity House of the Year Award|
|November 2014||BMO Capital Markets Named Best Bank for the Canadian Dollar by FX Week for Fourth Consecutive Year|
|November 2014||BMO Capital Markets Named a 2014 Greenwich Leader in Canadian Investment Banking & Cash Management|
|August 2014||BMO Capital Markets Structured Product business wins five top awards|
|August 2014||BMO Capital Markets named a Greenwich Leader in Canadian Fixed Income|
|June 2014||BMO Capital Markets Scores Big in Trade Finance Magazine Awards for Excellence|
|June 2014||BMO Capital Markets named as 2014 Greenwich Leaders in Canadian Equities|
|March 2014||Foreign Exchange Wins CFETS Awards Once Again|
|March 2014||BMO Capital Markets selected as a 2014 Greenwich Leader in Global Foreign Exchange Services|
|February 2014||BMO Capital Markets named World's Best Metals & Mining Investment Bank for fifth year running|
|January 2014||BMO Capital Markets named Quality and Share Leader in Canadian Investment Banking|
|November 2013||BMO Capital Markets Named 2013 Best Bank for the Canadian Dollar by FX Week|
|October 2013||BMO Capital Markets Recognized for Three Transactions at Annual Americas M&A Atlas Awards|
|September 2013||BMO Capital Markets Marketing Wins Three Golds at the 2013 Stevie Awards|
|July 2013||BMO Capital Markets earns top awards for its Structured Product business|
|July 2013||BMO Earns Top Marks in Prime Broker Survey|
|June 2013||2013 Greenwich Quality and Share Leader in Canadian Fixed Income and Canadian Equities|
|June 2013||BMO Capital Markets Named Best Trade Bank in Canada Fourth Year in a Row|
|April 2013||Crain's Chicago Business Ranking: BMO Capital Markets Leads the Pack in Chicago|
|March 2013||Public Finance & Infrastructure Team Wins Two Awards from Project Finance magazine|
|March 2013||BMO Capital Markets Foreign Exchange Group Wins Three Awards from the China Foreign Exchange Trade System|
|February 2013||BMO Capital Markets Named Best Canadian Investment Bank, World's Best Metals & Mining Investment Bank|
|December 2012||BMO Capital Markets named Equity House of the Year, Canada|
|October 2012||BMO Capital Markets named M&A Investment Banker of the Year in the Americas|
|October 2012||BMO Capital Markets earns designation in equity lending survey|
|September 2012||Interest Rate Derivatives Team named leader in Greenwich Report|
|August 2012||BMO Capital Markets selected as 2012 Quality & Share Leader in fixed income|
|July 2012||BMO Capital Markets earns top spot and Best in Class recognition for Prime Brokerage capabilities|
|July 2012||BMO Capital Markets named "Best Investment Bank" in Canada|
|June 2012||BMO Capital Markets earns two awards for its Structured Product business|
|June 2012||BMO Capital Markets named "Best Trade Bank in Canada" for third consecutive year|
|June 2012||BMO Capital Markets Global Metals & Mining Conference named "Best Live Event" at the American Business Awards|
|May 2012||BMO Capital Markets wins two "Best" Foreign Exchange awards|
|March 2012||BMO Capital Markets named "Best Foreign Exchange Bank in North America" by Dealmakers Monthly|
|February 2012||BMO Capital Markets earns six Quality Leader designations from Greenwich Associates|
|February 2012||BMO Capital Markets Named "Best Investment Bank, Canada" by Global Finance Magazine|
|February 2012||BMO Capital Markets Named "Best Metals & Mining Investment Bank" by Global Finance Magazine for Third Consecutive Year|
|November 2011||BMO Capital Markets named "2011 Best Bank for the Canadian Dollar" by FX Week Magazine|
|September 2011||BMO Capital Markets earns International M&A Award|
|June 2011||BMO Capital Markets Named the Best Trade Bank in Canada by Trade Finance Magazine for the Second Consecutive Year|
|June 2011||BMO Financial Group Only Canadian Bank Named To Top International Information Technology Awards|
|March 2011||BMO Capital Markets Named World's Best Metals and Mining Investment Bank by Global Finance Magazine|
For the second year in a row, BMO Capital Markets has been named the World's Best Metals and Mining Investment Bank by Global Finance Magazine. Each year Global Finance editors, with input from industry experts, select the best financial institutions around the world. Their awards have become a recognized and trusted standard of excellence. This accolade illustrates our commitment to clients and our ability to assist companies who are looking for new global opportunities. For full details, please see our press release.
|March 2011||BMO Capital Markets Foreign Exchange Group Garners Global Recognition with Three Awards|
BMO Capital Markets has won several awards for its global leadership in foreign exchange. The firm was named the "Best Foreign Exchange (Forex) Provider, North America 2011" by Global Banking & Finance Review. The firm also won the DealMakers Global Award for "Best FX Bank North America, 2011." In addition, the China Foreign Exchange Trade System (CFETS) named BMO Capital Markets one of the "Most Popular Market Makers in China", and the "Best Non-U.S. Dollar Market Maker" for the fourth year in a row. Individual Foreign Exchange team members also received recognition, with Gavin Wang taking the newly introduced "Best Head of Trading Award", and Regine Ou receiving the "Best Trader Award". For full details, please see our press release.
|January 2011||BMO Capital Markets Economics places in Top 10 of Reuters 2010 Foreign Exchange Accuracy Poll|
BMO Capital Markets Economics placed within the Top 10 of global banks and ahead of all other Canadian banks in the 2010 Reuters Foreign Exchange accuracy poll. The annual poll analyzes the accuracy of the contributors based on how closely their one-month forecasts compare with the actual closing rates on the last trading day of each month. BMO moved to 10th place, up from 13th in 2009, out of more than 50 banks in total. This is a significant achievement that reinforces BMO Capital Markets as a trusted and accurate advisor.
|November 2010||FX Group Earns Top 20 Global Ranking from FX Week|
BMO Capital Markets has been ranked among the top 20 FX banks globally in the 2010 FX Week magazine client survey. The rankings were based on more than 7,000 responses from dealers, brokers, investors and corporations. BMO finished 20th overall, which represents the firm's best finish ever in the survey (ranked 25th last year). BMO Capital Markets also ranked first with corporate clients, second for the Canadian dollar, and second with both investor and bank clients. These results are a reflection of the firm's intense client focus and ability to effectively compete on the global stage.
|October 2010||BMO Capital Markets Named Best FX Bank in North America|
European CEO Magazine has named BMO Capital Markets the "Best Foreign Exchange [FX] Bank, Canada & North America" (October/November 2010 issue). The criteria for choosing the winners included transaction volume, market share, scope of global coverage, customer service, competitive pricing and innovative technologies. This award truly underscores BMO's commitment to continued expansion into global FX markets.
|September 2010||BMO Capital Markets Economics Wins Award for Forecasting Accuracy|
Dr. Sherry Cooper and the BMO Capital Markets Economics team have won the Lawrence R. Klein Award for economic forecasting accuracy. The team beat out nearly 50 other top North American economic forecasters for having the most accurate forecasts as part of the Blue Chip Economic Indicators survey from 2006 to 2009. The W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University sponsors and judges the award, which is one of the best-known and longest-standing awards in the profession.
|June 2010||BMO Capital Markets Named Best Trade Bank in Canada|
Trade Finance Magazine has awarded BMO Capital Markets the "Best Trade Bank in Canada" Award for Excellence. The annual awards are based on industry votes and feedback as well as input from the magazine's editorial team. The win recognizes our firm's in-depth knowledge of global markets and the work the Trade Finance team does to deliver effective solutions to our importing and exporting clients.
|May 2010||BMO Capital Markets Wins Top Marks in Foreign Exchange from Euromoney Magazine|
BMO Capital Markets placed first in foreign exchange market share growth in Euromoney Magazine's 2010 annual survey. The report recognized BMO Capital Markets in two categories: "Most Improved Overall Market Share by Volume" and "Most Improved Market Share by Size over US$250 billion." The Euromoney FX survey is the benchmark measure for the FX industry, with results based on qualitative and quantitative responses from thousands of companies around the world.
|March 2010||BMO Capital Markets Continues to Win FX Awards in China|
For the third year in a row, BMO was named one of the Most Popular Market Makers in China for 2009 by the China Foreign Exchange Trade System (CFETS). This award is determined by a popularity vote among market makers. As in previous years, BMO was the only foreign bank to have won this award. BMO was also awarded "Best non-USD Market Maker" for the third year running, and is the only bank to have won this award. In addition, three members of the Guangzhou branch were honoured with "Trader of the Year" awards.
|February 2010||BMO Capital Markets wins 2010 Media Strategy Award for Investment Banking|
BMO Capital Markets was awarded the 2010 Journal of Financial Advertising & Marketing (JFAM) Award for "Best Media Strategy â€“ Investment Banking", in recognition of our 2009 weekly advertising campaign in The Wall Street Journal. This year's JFAM awards received dozens of entries from the world's leading financial services firms, and were judged by a panel of 30 leading experts in financial services marketing.
|November 2009||BMO Capital Markets Named the 2009 Best Bank for the Canadian Dollar by FX Week Magazine|
BMO Capital Markets has been named the Best Bank for the Canadian Dollar by FX Week Magazine. The award is determined by votes from foreign exchange market professionals around the world. The FX Week Best Bank Awards are presented annually in London, U.K. during November.
In this year's survey, nearly 7,000 respondents from banks, corporate treasurers and investors, including fund managers, institutional investors and hedge funds, nominated their preferred banks, brokers and vendors in 39 categories. The BMO Capital Markets FX group holds a dominant position in the Canadian-dollar foreign exchange market and is top-ranked by large hedge funds and pension funds for institutional liquidity and pricing capacity. This accolade further demonstrates the group's ability to help clients turn currency risk into reward.
|September 2009||BMO Capital Markets Named Best Foreign Exchange Bank in Canada|
BMO Capital Markets has been named the best foreign exchange bank in Canada by European CEO Magazine. The European CEO awards panel used a wide range of criteria for voters to consider, such as innovation, originality and quality of products, as well as proof of market development and excellence in client representation.
BMO Capital Markets' Foreign Exchange Group is a team of nearly 100 professionals based in eight cities around the world from Beijing to Chicago. The FX group holds a dominant position in the Canadian-dollar foreign exchange market and is top-ranked by large hedge funds and pension funds for institutional liquidity and pricing capacity.
|June 2009||BMO Capital Markets wins the "Best Live Event" category at the 2009 American Business Awards|
BMO Capital Markets was the winner in the "Best Live Event" category at the 2009 American Business Awards in New York. The firm won the award in recognition of our Global Metals and Mining Conference, which provides an unparalleled client experience for over 1,000 people from 21 countries.
BMO Capital Markets was also a Finalist in three other categories at this year's awards: Best Marketing Department; Best Marketing Brochure (Global Metals & Mining brochure); and Best Corporate Social Responsibility Program (Equity Through Education).
Also known as the "Stevie" awards, the American Business Awards competition is open to companies of all sizes, and in all sectors, across the United States. The 2009 awards drew a total of more than 2,500 entries, with the final winners round being judged by nearly a dozen high-profile business executives.
|May 2009||BMO Capital Markets Wins Five B2B Advertising Awards from the Financial Communications Society (FCS) at its 15th Annual Portfolio Awards Gala|
BMO Capital Markets took home three silver awards for: ROI (Return on Investment); Out of Home, Single; and Interactive Media Campaign categories. We also received two bronze awards for: Multimedia, Campaign; and Print, Campaign categories.
The awards were determined by a panel of 16 judges - all senior executives in Advertising and Financial Services. Over 500 individual pieces of creative work were evaluated from a who's who of financial services companies. Awards for 2008 were handed out in four categories: Corporate Image; Business to Business (B2B); Consumer Retail; and ROI.
|May 2009||BMO Capital Markets and Harris Honored as Top Contributors for Chicago United Way|
Harris and BMO Capital Markets were recognized as a Top Ten contributor for the United Way Metro Chicago 2008 campaign. The firm was also honored with two awards: the Innovative Promotion Materials award which recognized the inventive marketing efforts that were employed to promote LIVE UNITED, and the Volunteerism Pillar award, which recognizes the company that best encourages and supports its employees' involvement through hands-on volunteerism.
|May 2009||BMO Capital Markets analysts recognized in The Wall Street Journal Best on the Street Analyst Survey|
|April 2009||BMO Capital Markets places first for Equity Research in the 2009 Thomson Reuters StarMine Canadian analyst awards|
|March 2009||BMO Capital Markets Wins FX Awards in China|
|February 2009||BMO Capital Markets wins 2008 Media Strategy Award for Investment Banking|