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The Bank of Nova Scotia provides various personal, commercial, corporate, and investment banking services in Canada and internationally. It operates in four segments: Canadian Banking, International Banking, Global Wealth & Insurance, and Global Banking & Markets. The Canadian Banking segment provides retail and small business banking products and services, including deposit accounts, investments, mortgages, loans, debit cards, credit cards, and related creditor insurance products to individuals and small businesses; and commercial banking solutions comprising deposit, lending, and cash management solutions to medium and large businesses. This segment offers its products through a network of 1,038 branches and 3,800 automated banking machines, and specialized sales teams, as well as through Internet, mobile, and telephone banking in Canada. The International Banking segment provides retail and commercial banking services to customers located in the Caribbean, Latin America, Central America, and Asia through a network of approximately 3,000 branches and offices, 7,500 automated banking machines, in-store banking kiosks, and specialized sales forces, as well as through mobile, Internet, and telephone banking. The Global Wealth & Insurance segment provides wealth management services, comprising asset management and client-facing services; and insurance products and services, such as creditor, life and health, home, and auto and travel insurance products. The Global Banking & Markets segment offers corporate lending, equity and debt underwriting, and mergers and acquisitions advisory services, as well as fixed income, derivatives, prime brokerage, securitization, foreign exchange, equity sales, trading and research, energy and agricultural commodities, and precious and base metals to corporate, government, and institutional investor clients. The Bank of Nova Scotia was founded in 1832 and is based in Toronto, Canada.

86,949 Employees
Last Reported Date: 08/27/14
Founded in 1832

bank of nova scotia (BNS) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Non-In...
Total Annual Compensation: C$800.0K
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: C$400.0K
Group Head of Global Banking & Markets and Ch...
Total Annual Compensation: C$550.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

bank of nova scotia (BNS) Key Developments

The Bank of Nova Scotia Announces Centre Opening

The Bank of Nova Scotia announced that it will introduce Scotiabank Centre with a ceremonial ribbon cutting before a brief media tour of the rebranded facility.

Bank of Nova Scotia Mulls Acquisitions

The Bank of Nova Scotia (TSX:BNS) is seeking acquisitions. Sean McGuckin, The Bank of Nova Scotia's Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer said, "So again, when we look at acquisitions we've got to make sure first, A, they're on strategy; that's key. We don't want to veer off the strategy. And B, that it meets all our financial hurdles. And we'll have different hurdles, depending on different growth expectations for the investment. So that's some of our thinking around deploying our capital.

Scotiabank Announces Series of Changes in its Wealth, Insurance and Global Transaction Banking Businesses; Announces Executive Changes

Scotiabank announced a series of changes in its wealth, insurance and global transaction banking businesses. Effective November 1, 2014, each of these businesses will be integrated into the Bank's three Business Lines: Canadian Banking, International Banking and Global Banking & Markets. Global Wealth Management will continue to be a key business unit. James O'Sullivan will assume the leadership of Global Asset Management and Global Wealth Distribution as Executive Vice President, Global Wealth Management. He will report jointly to Anatol von Hahn, Group Head, Canadian Banking and Dieter Jentsch, Group Head, International Banking. Alberta Cefis, Executive Vice President and Head, Global Transaction Banking, has also announced her intention to retire from Scotiabank, effective October 31, 2014. Global Transaction Banking will be realigned to Global Banking & Markets and will be led by Marian Lawson in the new role of Executive Vice President, Global Financial Institutions and Transaction Banking. Marian will continue to report to Mike Durland, Group Head and CEO, Global Banking & Markets. Global Transaction Banking will maintain its strong partnerships with Canadian Banking, International Banking and Global Banking & Markets.


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