Did You Know?
Here are some facts and statistics underscoring the investment industry’s contributions to individual Canadians and the Canadian economy as a whole.
Last year, Canada’s investment industry raised $32 billion in equity capital to finance corporations and, in turn, delivered more products and services to Canadians.
Canada’s investment industry helped 609 companies become public in the last three years, raising $15 billion.
Canada’s investment industry manages $272 billion in RRSP investments for more than 6 million Canadians preparing for retirement.
Last year, Canada’s investment industry helped the federal and provincial governments raise $161 billion to build infrastructure and provide services to Canadians.
Canada’s finance and insurance sectors account for 6.5% of Canada’s GDP.