National Bank Establishes $2.5B Medium Term Notes Program

National Bank of Canada established a $2.5 billion domestic medium term notes program on October 11, 2001. The dealer syndicate for the program, led by National Bank Financial Services Inc., included BMO Nesbitt Burns, Inc., Casgrain & Company Limited, CIBC World Markets, HSBC Securities (Canada), Laurentian Bank Securities Inc., Merrill Lynch Canada Inc., RBC Dominion Securities Inc., Scotia Capital and TD Securities Inc.

Representing National Bank were in-house counsel Andrée Grimard and Joanne Seto, assisted by Daniel Bénay (securities/banking) and Bruno Caron (business) of McCarthy Tétrault LLP. Lucie Roy and Valérie Douville (securities/M&A) of Desjardins Ducharme Stein Monast acted on behalf of the dealers.


Daniel Bénay Stacy McLean Bruno Caron Valérie Douville