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National Bank presents the line-up of its retirement savings products

Montreal, 5 February 2008 -

National Bank and its subsidiaries are proud to offer a full selection of products to help clients save for their retirement. All the products below are RRSP-eligible and are adapted to suit a wide range of clients’ needs.

This table provides a brief overview of the main products offered by National Bank and four of its subsidiaries: National Bank Securities, National Bank Financial, National Bank Trust and Altamira Investment Services.

National Bank 

National Bank Elite GIC
National Bank Advantage 8 GIC
Advantage 8 Plus GIC
National Bank S&P/TSX 60 Index-linked GIC
National Bank Active Management GIC
Escalarater GIC
Evoluterm GIC
2-in-1 GIC
Non-redeemable GIC
TermNote Plus GIC

National Bank Securities

Global Blue Chip II Note
Canadian Blue Chip III Note
Money market funds
Institutional funds
Income funds
Monthly income portfolios
Diversified funds
Canadian equity funds
International equity funds
Specialized funds
OmegaTM Funds
National Bank/Fidelity Funds
Strategic Portfolios

National Bank Financial 

PIMCO Canadian CorePLUS Bond Note
Globe-Trotter Deposit Note with Low PointTM
Maximizer Deposit Note
3-year Global Yield Deposit Note

National Bank Trust

Private Investment Management

Altamira Investment Services

Altamira Stable Income Portfolio
Altamira Income Portfolio
Altamira Income and Growth Portfolio
Altamira Balanced Portfolio
Altamira Growth and Income Portfolio
Altamira Growth Portfolio
Altamira Maximum Growth Portfolio
Altamira High-Interest CashPerformerTM
Canadian money market funds
Canadian/global income funds
Canadian income and growth funds
Global income and growth funds
Canadian equity funds
Global equity funds
Precision index-linked funds
Sector equity funds

These investment products are available through advisors at the subsidiaries in question.

National Bank and National Bank Securities
All National Bank GICs and Mutual Funds can be purchased through National Bank branch advisors, by calling TelNat telephone banking services (1-888-4TelNat), online via our Internet Banking Solutions platform ( or through National Bank Direct Brokerage ( or 1-800-293-6637).

National Bank Financial
All National Bank Financial products can be purchased by contacting an NBF advisor at 1-800-361-8838 or 514-879-2222, or from any investment advisor or financial planner in Canada. Additional information is available at

National Bank Trust
Private Investment Management is a comprehensive discretionary investment management service for clients with a minimum of $150,000. This service is offered through National Bank advisors or by calling National Bank Trust Client services (1 877 350-2287). Informations are available at

Altamira Investment Services
Altamira funds are available online at, via National Bank Direct Brokerage at or by calling Altamira at 1-888-ALTAMIRA or NBDB at 1-800-293-6637.

* National Bank Direct Brokerage offers all the products listed above, including linked notes issued by NBF’s Financial Product Solutions Group, except for Altamira managed portfolios.

** Journalists interested in further information on the products offered by National Bank and its subsidiaries can contact the undersigned.  Interviews with personal finance and retirement planning specialists are also available.

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 more than $113 billion in assets and, together with its subsidiaries, employs 16,863 people. The Bank’s securities are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (NA:TSX). For more information, visit the Bank’s website at

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

Denis Dubé
Director, Public Relations Department
National Bank of Canada
Tel.: 514-394-8644