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The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS.TO)

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The Bank of Nova Scotia
1709 Hollis Street
4th Floor
Halifax, NS B3J 1W1
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Phone: 902-420-3700
Fax: 902-422-0664

Index Membership:N/A
Industry:Money Center Banks
Full Time Employees:88,783

Business Summary 

The Bank of Nova Scotia provides various personal, commercial, corporate, and investment banking services in Canada and internationally. It offers financial advice, solutions, and day-to-day banking products, including debit cards, checking accounts, credit cards, investments, mortgages, loans, and related insurance products to individuals and small businesses; and commercial banking solutions comprising lending, deposit, cash management, and trade finance solutions to medium and large businesses comprising automotive dealers and their customers through a network of approximately 1,000 branches, 3,900 automated banking machines (ABMs), and commercial relationship managers. The company also provides a range of financial products, solutions, and advice to retail and commercial customers in Latin America, the Caribbean, Central America, and Asia primarily through a network of approximately 2,000 branches and offices, 4,600 ABMs, in-store banking kiosks, and specialized sales forces. In addition, it offers wealth management services through 100 offices, including asset management and advisory services for retail and institutional investors. Further, the company provides solutions to corporate, government, and institutional clients, which comprise corporate lending; transaction banking, including trade finance and cash management; investment banking, including corporate finance, and mergers and acquisitions; fixed income and equity underwriting, sales, trading, and research; prime finance comprising prime brokerage and stock lending; foreign exchange sales and trading; energy and agricultural commodities trading and hedging; precious and base metals sales, trading, financing, and physical services; and collateral management. It also offers its products through mobile, Internet, and telephone banking. The Bank of Nova Scotia was founded in 1832 and is headquartered in Halifax, Canada.

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Key Executives 
Mr. Brian Johnston Porter B.Com.,A.M.P., 58
Chief Exec. Officer, Pres and Non-Independent Director
Mr. Sean D. McGuckin CPA, CA, 52
Chief Financial Officer and Group Head
Mr. Dieter Werner Jentsch ,
Group Head of Global Banking and Markets
Mr. James P. O'Sullivan ,
Group Head of Canadian Banking
Ms. Deborah M. Alexander ,
Exec. Vice-Pres and Gen. Counsel
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2015 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
Currency in CAD.