National Bank Financial - Wealth Management: proud partner of the Squash Open

MONTREAL, Sept. 26, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - National Bank Financial - Wealth Management and Saputo are proud to sponsor the prestigious National Bank Financial Squash Open which will be held from October 1st to 6 at the Montreal Forum. An all glass court will be set up in the atrium on the old famous centre ice. 

The 5th edition of the tournament will feature 28 of the best professional players in the world competing for a purse of US $35,000. Many competitors will be making their first appearance at the event. The first seed Spaniard Borja Golan will face fierce competition from players from 11 different countries. Notables are England's Daryl Selby, member of the winning team at the 2013 World Championships and India's #1 Saurav Ghosal. Three members of the Canadian team will also participate including the #1 Canadian montrealer, Shawn DeLierre.

Every year, through its donations and sponsorships program and the initiatives of its employees, National Bank supports hundreds of organizations across Canada. It is particularly committed to supporting health, education, arts and culture, and community outreach, with the goal of generating positive benefits for communities. To learn more, visit commitment.nationalbank.ca.

About National Bank of Canada
With $187 billion in assets as at July 31, 2013, National Bank of Canada (www.nbc.ca), together with its subsidiaries, forms one of Canada's leading integrated financial groups, and was named among the 20 strongest banks in the world by Bloomberg Markets magazine. The Bank has close to 20,000 employees and is widely recognized as a top employer. Its securities are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: NA). Follow the Bank's activities via social media and learn more about its extensive community involvement at clearfacts.ca and commitment.nationalbank.ca.

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Jean-François Lauzon
Advisor, Public Affairs
National Bank
Tel.: 514-394-6097