Scotiabank is unique in our ability to provide equity and underwriting services across the entire NAFTA region.
In Canada, we are a leading underwriter of equity securities. Whether it is common equity, income trusts, preferred shares or structured products, we can assist our clients in meeting their financial objectives.
In the United States, Scotia Capital (USA) Inc., a fully registered broker-dealer, offers equity underwriting services of common equity, convertible bonds and other equity and equity-linked securities, as well as share repurchase services, for U.S. corporations.
The energy industry is a core focus for Scotiabank globally and we provide U.S. energy equity underwriting services through Howard Weil, our U.S.-based energy investment bank and also a registered broker-dealer. Howard Weil’s leading energy equity sales distribution platform delivers premier institutional primary placement capabilities. In concert with Scotia Waterous’ market leading technical and corporate finance advisory services, we deliver unmatched energy capital markets intelligence to our corporate and institutional clients.
In Mexico, we provide full-service equity underwriting capabilities both to domestic corporate and government clients, as well as to Mexican subsidiaries of global corporations.
Global Distribution Capabilities
With a network of offices worldwide, we have strong global distribution capabilities with institutional investors around the world and consistently rank among the top three block traders of equities in Canada. The wealth-management operations of Scotiabank in Canada and in Mexico also provide a strong platform for the distribution of securities to individual investors.