Financial Services

Mississauga’s financial services sector is home to the world’s leading companies including major foreign banks in Canada. With Canada’s largest airport located within our boundaries, Mississauga’s financial services sector is globally connected to major financial centres worldwide.  The financial services sector benefits from the synergies that arise within our strong and diverse domestic and international business community. Mississauga’s financial services include: finance and insurance sub-sectors and related associations.

 

2nd Largest financial services sector in North America (as part of the Greater Toronto Area)
615+ financial service companies
33K employees
15 universities and 17 colleges within a 1-hour drive

Overview

Financial Services

Mississauga’s financial services sector is home to many of the world’s leading companies including major foreign banks in Canada and offers an abundance of location advantages for your business.

  • As part of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), Mississauga is a key part of the financial capital of Canada and the 2nd largest financial services centre in North America
  • The World Economic Forum has consecutively identified Canada’s banking system as the soundest globally over the past seven years
  • Operating a financial services firm in the GTA is significantly less expensive than other global major financial centres, including New York, Chicago, London and Tokyo
  • Mississauga financial technology companies can benefit from Canada’s financial services sector’s spending of over $10 billion in IT in 2015
  • Home to Pearson International Airport, Canada’s largest airport and North America’s 2nd busiest airport, serving over 44 million passengers annually
  • Mississauga’s business costs ranks among the lowest of the major cities in Canada

“SOTI is proud to call Mississauga home. It’s in this city that we have found top talent to fuel our company’s global growth. It’s in Mississauga that we draw people from around the world to come and be part of something big. In Mississauga we can achieve endless possibilities.” Carl Rodrigues, President & CEO, SOTI Inc.