National Bank Insurance signs an agreement with Vengo

Montreal, 12 February 2009 - 

National Bank Insurance is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement with Vengo (trademark of AXA Assistance Canada) giving its clients access to a wide range of roadside assistance packages.

All National Bank Insurance clients with car insurance who are interested in obtaining a roadside assistance product may be referred to a Vengo representative, who will be able to offer them personalized services at preferential rates.

Vengo offers roadside assistance services such as towing, battery boost, fuel delivery if the insured’s car runs out of gas, vehicle unlock, flat tire change and pull-out winch.

In addition to roadside assistance services, Vengo clients can also benefit from legal assistance services and a Privileges option. The legal assistance services give clients access to lawyers who can inform them about current laws, advise them on the steps to take in problem situations, and provide them with useful websites and the names and contact information of organizations or appropriate resource people. The Privileges option provides access to personalized services such as trip planning as well as hotel and camping reservations.

About National Bank of Canada
National Bank of Canada is an integrated group which provides comprehensive financial services to consumers, small and medium-sized enterprises and large corporations in its core market, while offering specialized services to its clients elsewhere in the world. National Bank offers a full array of banking services, including retail, corporate and investment banking. It is an active player on international capital markets and, through its subsidiaries, is involved in securities brokerage, insurance and wealth management as well as mutual fund and retirement plan management. National Bank has close to $129 billion in assets and, together with its subsidiaries, employs 17,146 people. The Bank’s securities are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (NA:TSX). For more information, visit the Bank’s website at www.nbc.ca.

Information
(The telephone number provided below is for the exclusive use of journalists and other media representatives.):

Denis Dubé
Senior Manager – Public Relations
National Bank Financial Group
514-394-8644