Mid-Market Companies Weathered the Downturn Well and are Confident about Their Future, says BMO Harris Bank / Forbes Insights Poll
Apr 18, 2012, 10:00 ET
CHICAGO, April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Middle market companies in the US, while not immune from the economic downturn, have fared well over the past few years, and they are confident about their prospects for the future. That is one of the findings from the just-released research published by BMO Harris Bank and Forbes Insights.
Over 300 senior executives from middle market companies across the country provided their feedback on challenges and opportunities related to such critical topics as staying on top of the latest technologies, effectively managing revenue growth, and attracting and retaining top tier employees.
"Mid-market business leaders are optimistic, and a clear majority expects revenue growth in 2012 and 2013, in spite of the current lackluster economy," said Dave Casper, Executive Vice President and Head of Commercial Banking, BMO Harris Bank. "The middle market has largely sidestepped the broader downturn in the economy over the past few years, and they are well positioned for further growth."
To access the findings, simply go to BMO Harris Bank's Commercial Resource Center at: https://resourcecenter.bmoharris.com/content/inspired-growth-lessons-middle-market-companies?free.
About BMO Harris Bank
Based in Chicago, BMO Harris Bank N.A. provides a broad range of personal banking products and solutions through over 650 branches and approximately 1,350 ATMs in Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, Kansas, Missouri, Minnesota, Nevada, Arizona and Florida. BMO Harris Bank's commercial banking team provides a combination of sector expertise, local knowledge and mid-market focus throughout the U.S. Deposit and loan products and services provided by BMO Harris Bank N.A. Member FDIC. BMO Harris Bank(SM) is a trade name used by BMO Harris Bank N.A. BMO Harris Bank is part of BMO Financial Group, a North American financial organization with 1,600 branches, and a retail deposit base of approximately $180 billion.
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