BMO Capital Markets Reviews

Updated 8 Jul 2020

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3.9
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BMO Capital Markets CEO Patrick Cronin
Patrick Cronin
52 Ratings
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  • "Competing for new business, long hours, depends on group(in 15 reviews)

  • "Poor work life balance, as with all investment banking jobs(in 12 reviews)

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  1. "good"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Finance in London, England

    I have been working at BMO Capital Markets full-time

    Pros

    good investment bank, strong firm

    Cons

    this bank is not a top 5 investment bank

  2. "Not well known outside of Canada"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Vice President 

    I worked at BMO Capital Markets full-time

    Pros

    Rank and file people are very nice and many have been there a long time.

    Cons

    Can easily get pigeon holed into a role. Gets unpleasantly political higher up the hierarchy.

  3. "Vice President"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Vice President - CVA Desk in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BMO Capital Markets full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Culture, projects, flexibility, people, canadian culture

    Cons

    Processes are too cumbersome, too many systems

  4. "BMO Capital Markets Research"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Associate in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BMO Capital Markets full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great culture and leadership throughout the organization.

    Cons

    Not fully global with offices focused in North America.

  5. "Good place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BMO Capital Markets full-time

    Pros

    Great location and office culture. The company is really focused on growth and doing a great job for clients.

    Cons

    I really don't have any significant cons to raise here.

  6. "My 2 years"

    2.0
     

    I worked at BMO Capital Markets

    Pros

    Learn the first 6 months only

    Cons

    Old fashion No challenges Got stuck

  7. "Good company to work for who compensate well"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Assistant in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BMO Capital Markets

    Pros

    Good compensation Support professional courses Professional yet friendly atmosphere

    Cons

    Little progression in this role Rarely had proper reviews

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  8. "Small-office culture"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Investment Banking Analyst in Minneapolis, MN

    I worked at BMO Capital Markets full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Tight-knit culture, solid deal flow, not cutthroat

    Cons

    Small office size, unsure about growth opportunities

  9. "Fun"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Investment Banking Analyst in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BMO Capital Markets full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Fun and great quality work

    Cons

    No cons, super great work

  10. "Great"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Investment Banking Associate in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BMO Capital Markets full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    lifestyle, people, career path, early promotions, development

    Cons

    tough industry, not many exit opportunities, a lot of fluff work, a lot of pitch work

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