MISSISSAUGA, ON, Sept. 30, 2014 /CNW/ - Canadians looking to create a sound, financial strategy need look no further than their province, no matter what province they call home. With the official opening of a new office in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Edward Jones now has a presence in every province in Canada.
"This announcement marks an exciting milestone for Edward Jones," said David Lane, managing principal, Edward Jones Canada. "We are proud of the strong presence we've established in Canada, and our entrance into Prince Edward Island strengthens our national position. We look forward to continued success helping Canadians from coast-to-coast meet their long-term financial goals."
The announcement coincides with Edward Jones' 20th anniversary in Canada. Over the past two decades, the firm has grown to over 700 advisors in Canada, and William Stevenson and Daniel Mullin of the new PEI office are pleased to be the most recent additions.
"The firm has experienced exceptional growth since opening its first Canadian office in 1994," added Lane. "Our advisors are committed to serving the serious, long-term individual investor and helping them realize their goals. This was true twenty years ago, and it still holds true today."
About Edward Jones
Edward Jones is a full-service investment dealer with one of the largest branch networks in Canada. It is a member of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada and the Canadian Investor Protection Fund, and a participating organization of the Toronto Stock Exchange. Including its affiliate, Edward Jones serves nearly 7 million individual investors in Canada and the U.S. from more than 11,000 locations.
Edward Jones is a limited partnership in Canada and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Edward D. Jones & Co., LP, a Missouri limited partnership. Edward D. Jones & Co., LP is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Jones Financial Companies, LLLP, a Missouri limited liability limited partnership.
SOURCE: Edward Jones