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FINANCIAL, INSURANCE, AND ACCOUNTING SERVICES

WHY YORK REGION FOR YOUR FINANCIAL SERVICES BUSINESS?

There are many reasons why your tech business can be successful in York Region, 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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90% of Foreign Financial Institutions in Canada have their head office in the Greater Toronto Area

THE TORONTO REGION FINANCIAL SERVICES SECTOR AT A GLANCE:

  • The Toronto Stock Exchange is the third largest in North America; 7th largest in the world by market cap
  • Operations of 7 of the top 10 largest hedge fund administrators in the world
  • Home to 129 securities firms

THE TORONTO REGION – WHICH INCLUDES YORK REGION – IS HOME TO THE HEADQUARTERS OF:

  • 10 domestic banks including the 5 largest banks in Canada; 3 of world’s top 25
  • 60 Life Insurance companies (2 of global top 10) & 130 P&C insurers (3 of Canada’s top 5)
  • 4 of the 5 largest domestic investment management firms
Major financial and insurance companies that chose Toronto Area's York Region, is your business next?
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York Region: Highest Number of Finance & Insurance Companies per 1,000 Residents in Key Canadian Hubs

Source: Canadian Business Count, Dec 2015

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 4 Ottawa Region
2 York Region 5 Halton Region
3 Peel Region Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Business Count | DEC 2015

FINANCIAL & BUSINESS SERVICES NEWS

Sunova Credit Union Chooses Markham Headquartered Doxim to Unify Commercial and Retail Lending Processes

Doxim Account OpeningDoxim, the leading customer engagement technology and document solutions provider for financial services, is proud to announce that Sunova Credit Union has selected Doxim Loan Origination to support its commercial and retail lending business.

Full Article: newswire.ca

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Self-Driving Finance May Change How We Do Business

FinTech Summit in York RegionSoon, the days of entering your local financial institution and speaking to a bank teller will be gone. New evolutions and innovations in finance are changing the way we do everyday banking. On Thursday, November 8, The Regional Municipality of York hosted The 2018 FinTech Summit. The summit highlighted the increasing need for insights into automated money management.

Full Article: york.ca

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Tequity Advised Apps on Tap and Paradigm Network Solutions on their Strategic Acquisition by Markham-Based F12.net

Tequity Inc Companies in DealTORONTO & MARKHAM, Aug. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Apps on Tap Inc. and Paradigm Network Solutions Inc., two IT service providers located in North York, Ontario, have been acquired by F12.net (F12). Tequity Inc. acted as the exclusive financial advisor to the companies, which are branded separately but operate as one business. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Full Article: prnewswire.com

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Trio of Cranes Making Transit City a Reality in Vaughan Centre

Transit City Under Construction in Vaughan, York RegionThe ambitious plans to construct a new downtown in Vaughan around a new terminus for the University subway line seemed a bit farfetched when the extension was announced in 2009. Nine years later, the subway station’s opening and frenzied construction of new office and condominium developments are silencing doubters as cranes now dot the nascent Vaughan Metropolitan Centre skyline.

Full Article: urbantoronto.ca

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CONNECT WITH AN EXPERIENCED BUSINESS ADVISOR

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

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
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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