Winnipeg is home to a highly diverse financial services sector, including firms that are leaders in property and casualty insurance, life insurance, mutual funds, wealth management and equipment leasing. The sector is supported by a highly-skilled workforce and world-class systems for information, communications technology.
The city’s financial services sector employs an estimated 21,000 people and in 2010 there were more than 3,500 financial services establishments active in Winnipeg. Some of the biggest names in the business are headquartered here, including Investors Group, Wawanesa Mututal Insurance Company, National Leasing and Great-West Life.
As one of North America’s most cost-effective cities for financial services operations, Winnipeg is an ideal location for financial services firms looking for a location from which to serve the world.
Find out more about Winnipeg’s financial services sector:
Financial Services Sector Information
National Leasing - Company Profile
Financial Services Sector Brief
Winnipeg Financial Services
Winnipeg’s financial services sector is one of the largest in the country. It employs an estimated 21,000 people and contributes $5 billion annually to the provincial GDP. Winnipeg’s financial services sector is comprised of banks, trust and loan companies, credit unions, life and health insurance companies, property and casualty (P&C) insurance companies, securities dealers and exchanges, mutual fund companies and distributors, finance and leasing companies, as well as independent financial advisors, pension fund managers and independent insurance agents and brokers.