BMO CEO Bill Downe to Speak at RBC Capital Markets' Canadian Bank CEO Conference

January 3, 2013

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan 3, 2013) - Bill Downe, President and Chief Executive Officer of BMO Financial Group (BMO.TO)(BMO), will participate in the RBC Capital Markets'' Canadian Bank CEO Conference in Toronto on January 8, 2013, at 9:15 a.m. (EST).

Mr. Downe''s remarks and question and answer session will be broadcast live via webcast at The webcast will be archived for 30 days.

About BMO Financial Group

Established in 1817 as Bank of Montreal, BMO Financial Group is a highly diversified North American financial services organization. With total assets of $525 billion as at October 31, 2012, and more than 46,000 employees, BMO Financial Group provides a broad range of retail banking, wealth management and investment banking products and solutions.