Aug 22, 2017
TD Securities announces Expansion of Dublin Operations
Following a meeting between Ireland's Prime Minister Leo Varadkar and a TD delegation that included Bharat Masrani, Group President and Chief Executive Officer, Riaz Ahmed, Group Head and Chief Financial Officer, Bob Dorrance, Group Head, Wholesale Banking and Peter Walker, Vice Chair and TD Securities' Head of Europe & Asia-Pacific, TD Securities confirmed that it will be expanding its operations in Ireland and, subject to regulatory approval, plans to establish a bond trading business there. The Dublin expansion is part of its growth strategy in Europe and will afford TD Securities the flexibility to meet the evolving needs of clients and respond to the changing business environment as a result of Brexit.
Speaking at the announcement, Prime Minister Varadkar welcomed the news."TD Securities is a major player in world financial markets and I am particularly pleased that they have decided to expand their existing operations in Ireland."
TD Securities Vice Chair and Regional Head Europe & Asia-Pacific, Peter Walker said "As we continue to grow our business in Europe, we are pleased to announce the expansion of our Dublin office, which will also position us well for all outcomes of Brexit negotiations.TD Securities has a long standing history in Ireland and our fully licensed broker-dealer will continue to benefit from Ireland’s commitment to economic growth."
Read more about the announcement here.
From left to right: Peter Walker, Vice Chair and TD Securities' Head of Europe & Asia-Pacific, Riaz Ahmed, Group Head and Chief Financial Officer, Bob Dorrance, Group Head, Wholesale Banking, Mark O'Brien, VP, International Financial Services, IDA, Irish Prime Minister, Leo Varadkar and Bharat Masrani, Group President and Chief Executive Officer, TD Bank Group.