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BMO Capital Markets trading rooms in Toronto, New York and London are promoting the 18th Annual Trading Day Education Program to provide financial assistance to students

“How can you express how grateful you can be to have the opportunity to go to school and to be able to buy books and to have the chance to excel and get an education? To embody the change we hope to bring about. » – BMO scholarship recipient

MONTREAL, NEW YORK and LONDON, a September 16, 2022 /CNW/ – BMO Capital Markets will host the 18e annual business day of its action learning program on 20 September 2022 at its business premises in Toronto, New York and London. Each year, BMO donates full-day equity trading commissions to institutional investors in North America and Europe charitable organizations that provide scholarships, bursaries and leadership development programs for post-secondary students.

“BMO’s Equity Education Trading Day initiative is an example of our intention to have the courage to make a difference in life, as in businesshe said Dan Barclay, CEO and Director of BMO Capital Markets. For 18 years, we’ve been making a difference to students in need around the world by working with charities to raise funds to deliver financial aid and development programs that support diversity and diversity, inclusion and help promising young people thrive. »

Action-Education’s partners are The Jackie Robinson Foundation, Imperial College London, Indspire, Lime Connect, Loran Scholars Foundation, The Children’s Aid Foundation of Canadathe Women in Capital Markets Return to Bay Street program, and the Financial Women’s Association (FWA), which has been mentoring and training students for 20 years through its FWA/BMO Capital Markets Mentoring Program at Baruch College.

This year, BMO added a new partnership with social mobility charity The Brokerage to provide two students each year with post-secondary scholarships and internships at BMO’s London, UK office. Over the past 25 years, The Brokerage has helped more than 85,000 students, many of whom come from black, Asian or ethnic backgrounds, by providing education, mentoring and other opportunities.

“BMO is committed to helping the next generation realize their full potential,” he said Bill SmithHead, Capital Markets, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia, BMO Financial Group. By partnering with The Brokerage, we can help change the trajectory of young people facing barriers to higher education, while providing work experience and inspiring students from around the world to study and train in the field of their choice. »

Since its inception in 2005, Action-Education has raised more than $28 million and helped more than 5,000 students realize their full educational potential.

To find out more about the program and hear from some fellows, visit Culture.

About BMO Financial Group

For more than 200 years and still there for its customers, BMO is a highly diversified financial services provider – the eighth largest bank by assets in North America. With $1.07 trillion in assets as of July 31, 2022 and an engaged and diverse workforce, BMO offers more than 12 million customers a broad range of personal and business banking, wealth management and commercial banking products and services through three operating groups: Personal and Business Banking, BMO Wealth Management and BMO Capital Markets.

SOURCE BMO Financial Group

Additional information: Media Relations: Marie-Catherine Noël, Montreal, [email protected]514-877-8224

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