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Industry Financial
Founded June 27,  2001 (2001-June-27)
Headquarters Toronto, Ontario, Canada and Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Key people
Jayson Horner (Co-Founder, President & CEO)
Owner Bank of Montreal
Bank of Nova Scotia
National Bank of Canada
Royal Bank of Canada
TMX Group
Toronto-Dominion Bank
Number of employees

CanDeal is a Canadian online exchange for Canadian dollar debt securities. It provides institutional investors access to liquidity for Canadian Government Bonds and money market instruments. CanDeal has offices in Toronto and Montreal and is owned by Canada’s Six Major Banks and TMX Group.

CanDeal became a member of the Investment Dealers Association of Canada, and was granted alternative trading system status by the Ontario Securities Commission on July 2, 2002.


  • June 27, 2001 – CanDeal is created by founding shareholders BMO Nesbitt Burns, Basis100 inc., CIBC World Markets Inc., MoneyLine Network Inc., National Bank Financial Inc., RBC Dominion Securities Inc., Scotia Capital Inc. and TD Securities Inc.[1]
  • July 8, 2002 – TMX Group acquires a 40% stake in CanDeal.[2]
  • September 10, 2002 – CanDeal executes its first trade.
  • January 1, 2003 - CanDeal’s founder Jayson Horner leaves TD Securities to become full-time President and CEO of CanDeal.
  • February 11, 2003 – CanDeal purchases Basis100’s equity interest along with the rights to BasisXchange in Canada.[3]
  • September 9, 2003 – CanDeal adds Provincial Bond issues to its marketplace.
  • August 18, 2004 – Aggregate volume traded on CanDeal surpasses $100 billion.[4]
  • October 19, 2004 – CanDeal announces its single day trading volume surpasses C$1 billion.
  • December 1, 2004 – CanDeal trades $10 billion in a single month.
  • November 1, 2005 – CanDeal launches a new division, Revolution Trading, an electronic inter-dealer trading network.[5]
  • October 11, 2006 – CanDeal surpasses One-half Trillion in aggregate volume traded.
  • August 8, 2007 – CanDeal announces that it has surpassed One Trillion Dollars in aggregate volume traded since inception.[6]
  • June 1, 2009 - CanDeal introduces butterfly trading to its marketplace.
  • February 24, 2010 - CanDeal launches mobile fixed income pricing application for institutional professionals.[7]
  • July 7, 2010 - CanDeal Traded Volume Surpass $3 Trillion[8]
  • April 13, 2011 - CanDeal Volumes Surpass $4 Trillion; New Record Month and Quarter Set.[9]


CanDeal provides institutional investors with online access to liquidity for Canadian debt securities as well as access to global marketplaces in the United States and Europe operated by Tradeweb. CanDeal utilizes the “Request for Quote” (RFQ) trading protocol to trade the most active government securities and a commingled “Inventory” based trading protocol for less active money market instruments. CanDeal created a multi-dealer Limit Order protocol for trading fixed income securities.[citation needed]


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