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FINANCIAL, INSURANCE & ACCOUNTING SERVICES

Why York Region for your financial & business services company?

There are many reasons why your financial, insurance, or business services company can be successful in York Region including that we have the second largest industry cluster in Ontario. But what is most important to us is connecting your business and personal needs with a community where you and your employees are happy to live and work.

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FINANCE, INSURANCE & ACCOUNTING FIRMS IN YORK REGION

…means you don’t have to look far for key business partners or support services.

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FINANCE & BUSINESS SERVICES EMPLOYEES

…means top financial, insurance, and real estate talent wants to work in York Region, a benefit to your business.

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REAL ESTATE RELATED COMPANIES

…Makes it the largest sector of the 905 area surrounding Greater Toronto and indicative of strong region growth.

Major financial and insurance companies that chose Toronto Area's York Region, is your business next?
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HOW CAN WE HELP YOU?
Gordon Scheel, Senior Business Development Advisor
Gordon Scheel Senior Business Development Advisor
Richard Franklin, Senior Business Development Advisor
Richard Franklin Senior Business Development Advisor
Robert Unterman, Manager - Investment & Marketing
Robert Unterman Manager, Investment & Marketing

Our team has tremendous exposure to best practices in use across all industries. York Link Business Advisors provide assistance or guidance with:

  • Talent recruitment focused on technology positions
  • Office location selection in one of our nine cities and towns
  • Federal & Provincial government financial incentive programs
  • Strategic connections with relevant industry partners and businesses
York Region Financial & Business Services Community NewsVIEW ALL
Snapsheet Brings Virtual Claims Technology to Canada Partnering With Markham Headquartered Aviva Canada

MARKHAMAviva Canada partners with snapsheetMarch 1, 2018 /CNW/ – Snapsheet, the industry-leading provider of virtual claims technology for the personal and commercial insurance marketplace, expanded its North American presence to Canada by partnering with Aviva Canada, a property and casualty insurance group.

Full Article: www.newswire.ca

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Vaughan Headquartered Kontrol Energy enters into Agreement to Acquire Strategic Blockchain Software Firm, Enters IOTA Cryptocurrency Sector and Announces $10 Million Financing

Feb. 2, 2018 /CNW/ – Kontrol Energy Corp. (“Kontrol”, or the “Company”) (CSE: KNR, FSE: 1K8) announces that it has entered into a binding Letter of Intent (“LOI”) on January 31, 2018 to acquire a profitable and fast growing Blockchain software development firm (the “Target”) operating a successful Software-as-a-Service (“SaaS”) business that has demonstrated 100% recurring revenue (the “Acquisition”).

Full Article: www.newswire.ca

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Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension Reduces Gridlock And Commute Times

PM Trudeau and other politicians in Subway in York RegionTORONTO & VAUGHANDec. 15, 2017 /CNW/ – Easy access to public transit means Canadians spend less time commuting and more time doing the things they love. A well-functioning transit system supports middle class jobs, grows the economy, reduces air pollution, and creates inclusive communities. That is why the governments of CanadaOntarioToronto, and York Region are investing in modern, green public transit infrastructure.

Full Article: pm.gc.ca

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York Region: Highest Number of Finance & Insurance Companies in the Greater Toronto 905 Area

Source: Canadian Business Count, Dec 2015

Ranking of Census Division of Ontario by # of Companies in the FIRE Cluster
1 City of Toronto
2 York Region
3 Peel Region
4 Ottawa Region
 5 Halton Region
Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Business Count | DEC 2015
Greater Toronto Area is North America's third largest and fastest growing financial centre

Global Financial Centres Index

York Region: Highest Number of Finance & Insurance Companies per 1,000 Residents in Key Canadian Hubs
90% of Foreign Financial Institutions in Canada have their head office in the Greater Toronto Area

ADDITIONAL FINANCIAL SERVICES SECTOR INFORMATION
  • Home to the headquarters of 10 domestic banks including the 5 largest banks in Canada and 3 of world’s top 25
  • The Toronto Stock Exchange is the third largest in North America after New York and Chicago; seventh largest in the world by market cap and second globally in number of listings
  • Operations of 7 of the top 10 largest hedge fund administrators in the world
  • Home to 129 securities firms
  • Headquarters for 60 Life Insurance companies (2 of global top 10) and 130 P&C insurers (3 of Canada’s top 5)
  • Home to the headquarters of 4 of the 5 largest domestic investment management firms
  • 58 Pension Funds of which 5 with combined assets of over $300 billion are in Toronto; 4 rank among world’s top 100
  • Toronto’s global assets under management ranks amongst the top 5 in the world
LOCATIONS

The Regional Municipality of York
Economic Strategy Office
17250 Yonge Street
Newmarket, Ontario, Canada
L3Y 6Z1

York Link
169 Enterprise Boulevard
Markham, Ontario, Canada
L6G 1B3

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