Download Bank of Montreal Logo – The Bank of Montreal is a financial institution that was founded in 1817 , making it the bank Canadian older. The Bank’s current name is in English, BMO Bank of Montreal and in French, BMO Bank of Montreal .
The first branch opened its doors on November 3rd of 1817 in Saint-Paul Street in Montreal . It served as Canada’s central bank to the founding of the Bank of Canada in 1935 . Participated in the financing of Canadian transcontinental railroad in the 1880′s .
The bank has 900 branch offices across Canada.Although the headquarters still remains in the Rue Saint-Jacques Montreal, most management activities of the bank are from 1977 , settled in Toronto , in the building First Canadian Place . The reasons cited seem to point to Quebec nationalism .