The Bank of
Nova Scotia (commonly called Scotiabank in English and Banque
Scotia in French) is the third largest bank in Canada by deposits and market capitalization. The bank
was founded in 1832 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and its primary corporate
offices are located in Toronto, Ontario.
Bank activities are organised around three lines: Canadian Banking: retail, wealth management, corporate banking, International Banking: retail banking in the
Caribbean and Central America, Mexico, Latin America and Asia and Global Banking and Markets which provides clients with corporate banking, investment banking and capital markets solutions. GBM's products and services are offered to corporate, government and institutional clients in Canada and in select international countries.
At the end of 2015 Scotiabank controlled assets worth CAD856 billion.
listed on NYSE Euronext, Toronto Stock Exchange, Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange