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Private Banking 1859 increases presence in Western Canada with first British Columbia location in Vancouver

Vancouver, 9 June 2016 -

Private Banking 1859, a division of National Bank of Canada, continues expansion across Western Canada with their first British Columbia opening in downtown Vancouver today. This new office follows the successful launch of its Calgary site in January, and marks an important milestone in National Bank’s strategy to offer best-in-class private wealth management to the West Coast. 

“Our desire is to offer Canadians the best possible financial solutions, all the while delivering unparalleled service,” said Meghan Meger, President of Private Banking 1859 – Western Canada. “Vancouver is known for its entrepreneurial culture, and social and economic vitality. We’re proud that, as of today, British Columbians will now have access to Private Banking 1859’s team of professionals dedicated to their clients’ success. As our expansion continues, we look forward to offering innovative, integrated financial solutions accompanied by exceptional service to high-net-worth clients in search of personalized wealth management.” 

Already with a long-standing, solid reputation in Eastern Canada, establishing operations in Vancouver was the logical next step for Private Banking 1859 in their quest to offering exemplary wealth management services to affluent clients right across the country.

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About National Bank of Canada
With $221 billion in assets as at April 30, 2016, National Bank of Canada, together with its subsidiaries, forms one of Canada’s leading integrated financial groups. The Bank has close to 20,000 employees and is widely recognized as a top employer. The Bank's securities are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: NA). Follow the Bank’s activities at or via social media such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter

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Jean-François Cadieux
Manager, Public Affairs
National Bank
Tel. : 514-394-6500