MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - April 3, 2012) - National Bank of Canada (TSX:NA) is pleased to invite representatives of the media to its Annual Meeting of Shareholders to be held tomorrow, Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at 9 a.m. at Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montreal.
Journalists who wish to attend are asked to proceed first to the media registration desk before going to the Grand Salon, Level C, where the meeting will take place. Please note that use of photographic, recording or television equipment will not be allowed, except for a five-minute period before the start of the meeting. A live audio feed will allow for the Annual Meeting to be recorded.
To schedule a live or telephone interview with President and Chief Executive Officer Louis Vachon, please contact Joan Beauchamp at 514 394-6500. No interviews will be granted without advance reservation.
A live Webcast of the meeting will be accessible via the Bank's website at www.nbc.ca/investorrelations under "Annual Meeting." An archived version of the Webcast will be available as of April 5, 2012 on the same Website.
|WHAT:||Annual Meeting of Shareholders of National Bank of Canada|
|WHEN:||Wednesday, April 4, 2012, at 9 a.m.|
|WHERE:||Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel|
|900 René-Lévesque West, Montreal|
|Grand Salon, Level C|
About National Bank of Canada
National Bank of Canada is an integrated group that 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. As at January 31, 2012, National Bank has over CDN$175 billion in assets in accordance with IFRS and, together with its subsidiaries, employs 19,785 people. The Bank's securities are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX:NA). For more information, visit the Bank's website at www.nbc.ca . To access National Bank of Canada's financial literacy portal, visit www.clearfacts.ca .
The telephone number provided below is for the exclusive use of journalists and other media representatives.