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National Bank International Junior Tennis Open: National Bank strengthens its position as Quebec’s major tennis partner!

Montreal, 9 August 2005 -

National Bank is excited to announce that it will be the title sponsor of the International Junior Tennis Open, to be held in Repentigny, Quebec from August 27 to September 3, 2005.

One of the most important junior tennis tournaments in the world,the National Bank International Junior Tennis Open, which as a Grade 1 event enjoys the highest junior classification, will bring together the world’s junior tennis elite. With this prestigious tournament celebrating its 20th anniversary, the Bank could not have picked a better time to become a sponsor. Beyond ensuring the success of this event, the Bank is overjoyed to be able to support the development of tomorrow’s professionals and foster the sport of tennis in Quebec.

This new partnership with the International Junior Tennis Open in Repentigny reinforces National Bank’s presence on the Quebec tennis scene. Through its role as presenting sponsor of the Montreal edition of the Rogers Cup and sponsor of seven new tournaments organized by Tennis Canada, the Bank is affirming its status as a major tennis partner.

Tennis is on the upswing in Quebec and National Bank is proud to be a part of the action!

About National Bank
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 customers elsewhere in the world. National Bank offers a full array of banking services, including 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 nearly $100 billion in assets and, together with its subsidiaries, employs close to 17,000 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 and e-mail address provided below are for the exclusive use of journalists and other media representatives):

Denis Dubé
Director – Public Relations
National Bank of Canada
Tel.: (514) 394-8644