Saying “yes” to Toronto’s financial services sector.

Discover why financial services companies continue to choose Toronto for growth and expansion.


As a global leader in risk data management and regulatory reporting solutions for the financial industry, AxiomSL counted several Canadian banks among its customers and so decided they needed to have ‘boots on the ground’ in the business capital of Canada.

Robert Walters

With the opening of their Toronto office in 2016, recruitment consultancy Robert Walters now has a presence in 27 countries. As a growing financial hub, Toronto is an important new market for Robert Walters, offering a highly skilled workforce and a dynamic business environment.

Cohere Communications

With over 50 employees in offices across North America, Cohere has seen the need to maintain a small presence in Toronto for several years.

Ortec Finance

Find out why Ortec Finance chose Toronto has their home base in North America.

Banco BASE

A Mexican bank finds a niche in Canada’s financial marketplace.

Infrasoft Technologies Limited

“Our market in Canada is relationship-oriented,” says Mirjankar, one of the founding Partners of InfrasoftTech. “We need a local operation here. We cannot run it from India. The customers are different. The approach is different. If you try to run it by remote control, it won’t work. We need to be here. We need to be seen working closely with our customers.”


“Toronto won hands down against other North American cities. There’s more P3 activity in Toronto, costs are more reasonable and work permits were easier to arrange.”

DNM Analytics

With 65 employees and with two Canadian clients already using the company's services, DNM expanded its global operations in January of 2014, opening its first North American office in Toronto.

PTS Consulting

It just made sense for us to locate our Canadian office here,” says Ian Oliver, Director at PTS Consulting Canada Limited. “If you’re going to operate in the financial services sector in this country, then you really need to be in Toronto.


Most of Payvision’s current and potential partners are located in Toronto as well, and the city’s location enables clients and personnel to travel between Payvision’s Canadian and U.S. offices in New York in about an hour and a half.

FDM Group

“But in all the locations where we’ve opened an office, I’ve never experienced the welcome that we’ve received in Toronto,” says Sheila Flavell, the company’s Chief Operating Officer.


The availability of high-quality talent with a range of skills and expertise was a crucial factor to helping Excelian make the decision to expand into the Toronto market.

globalVcard Inc.

When CSI Enterprises began planning for expansion into Canada, it didn’t take long to identify Toronto as a prime location for its Canadian office.

Apex Fund Services

Apex Fund Services is expanding its Toronto based Canadian Subsidiary to offer specialized services to Canadian fund managers such as international best practices, real-time middle office administrative services, and operation risk reporting services.

Industrial and Commercial Bank of China

To better serve the fast growing Canada-China trade and investment market, the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited established its Canadian head office in Toronto’s financial district.

Bank of China (Canada) builds on two decades of success in Ontario

After two decades in Ontario, Canada, the Bank of China (Canada) is ready to execute the next phase of its ambitious and unique development strategy. As was the case 20 years ago, location is everything. Ontario's several advantages are a critical piece of the strategy.


Since their inception in Auckland in 2010, Vend has opened offices in Melbourne and San Francisco. To provide superior, round-the-clock global support to retailers, and to better service their client base in the Western Hemisphere, Vend opened their new global support office in downtown Toronto in 2013.

Pershing Securities Canada Limited

Pershing LLC, a BNY Mellon Company, has been working with the Canadian financial community for more than 35 years. With the recent launch of their Pershing Canadian affiliate, they will be offering a full array of custody, clearing and execution services to the Canadian investment community.

China Investment Corporation

China Investment Corporation (CIC) has chosen Toronto for its first overseas representative office. Toronto was selected over a number of other international financial centres who lobbied to host the new office, including New York City and London.

Goldman Sachs

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., one of the world’s leading investment-banking, asset-management and securities firms has chosen Toronto to grow and diversify its hedge-fund administration business. They have opened their newest Goldman Sachs Administration Services (GSAS) office in Toronto hoping to expand their footprint in Canada.

Hedge Fund Hotel

Sarah Barham and William Woods, co-founders of Ontario’s Toronto-based Hedge Fund Hotel, saw an opportunity to create a successful business offering a unique range of services for one of the fastest growing and most profitable segments of the financial services world: hedge funds.


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