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BMO Capital Markets Hosts 11th Annual Back to School Investor Education Conference

  • Media invited to attend annual event showcasing a record number of leading companies in the for-profit education industry.

  • Multiple panel discussions on a number of wide ranging topics including how new regulations will affect business & academic models and partnering with not-for-profit universities

NEW YORK, August 31, 2011 - BMO Capital Markets, the investment and corporate banking arm of BMO Financial Group (NYSE, TSX: BMO), will hold its 11th annual Back to School Investor Education Conference on September 15th at the Grand Hyatt Hotel 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 nearly 60 public and private education 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:

  • Partnering with Not-for-Profit Universities

  • Driving Superior Student Outcomes

  • The Skill-Based Economy

  • The Technology Enabled Classroom

  • School Companies Operating Globally

  • New Regulations on Business & Academic Models

  • Public Funding for K-12

  • Technology on Campuses

  • This forum will showcase a unique line-up of presentations and panels from nearly 60 leading for-profit public and private education companies.

Media interested in attending the conference in person, listing to the live webcast and/or scheduling an interview may call Martha McInnis at (416) 867-4914 or Beja Rodeck at (416) 867-4924.

Presentations of public companies will be webcast live and archived on the conference homepage on the BMO Capital Markets website. Access to private companies and the lunch panel will not be available on the webcast.

About BMO Capital Markets
BMO Capital Markets is a leading, full-service North American financial services provider, with more than 2,000 employees operating in 15 North American offices and 27 worldwide, offering corporate, institutional and government clients access to a complete range of investment and corporate banking products and services. BMO Capital Markets is a part of BMO Financial Group (NYSE, TSX: BMO), one of the largest diversified financial services providers in North America with US$437 billion total assets as of April 30, 2011, and more than 45,000 employees as of July 6, 2011.

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Media Contacts:
Beja Rodeck, Toronto, (416) 867-4924
Martha McInnis, Toronto, (416) 867-4914



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