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Global Maxfin acquires Octagon Capital’s retail operation


Global Maxfin Capital is expanding it private client division by obtaining the retail operation of Octagon Capital, a full-service investment dealer.

The acquisition will significantly grow the number of accounts for Global. The deal is expected to finalise at the end of January.

"This deal is just part of Global’s efforts to grow the firm both organically and through acquisitions," says Sam Bouji, president and chief executive of Global. "Global plans to continue growing with new branches across Canada."

"As part of one of the largest independent financial firms in Canada, advisers will now have more options to grow," says David Grand, vice-president, head of retail sales, Octagon Capital. "Global is continuing to expand their retail operations and this will help bolster their existing presence."

Global Maxfin Capital is part of the Global family of companies which offers an array of financial solutions, including education savings plans, insurance, mutual funds, stocks, bonds and other investments.

Just recently, Global Maxfin Investment completed its acquisition of the Professional Investment Services (Canada), a subsidiary of Professional Investment Holdings Group.

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