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National Bank Financial Group’s is celebrating its 150th birthday

Montreal, 4 May 2009 -

To celebrate National Bank Financial Group’s 150th birthday, Louis Vachon, President and Chief Executive Officer, visited many branches today and met with clients and employees to thank them for their support. A number of different activities and promotions throughout the year will take place to recognize this important milestone.

A picture taken at the event is available via Marketwire on the picture wire of The Canadian Press. For a copy of the photo, go to Pictured, (Louis Vachon with National Bank Financial Group's clients and employees).

About National Bank of Canada
National Bank of Canada, which is celebrating its 150th anniversary in 2009, 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. The 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 $137 billion in assets and, together with its subsidiaries, employs 17,199 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
Senior Manager, Public Relations
National Bank Financial Group
Tel.: 514-394-8644