Explaining ICP Securities Inc.’s Market Making

  • David Campbell

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Market making is an essential part of trading for a small-cap company, as it provides a smaller spread, more liquidity, and makes the stock more attractive to investors. ICP Securities Inc. does this and more, as we partner with our parent company, Insight Capital Partners, to provide a host of benefits that traditional market makers do not, which we will explain below.


ICP Securities Inc. isn’t just a traditional market maker, through partnering with Insight Capital Partners, we are able to unlock all of the anonymous trading data on your stock, along with our access to the Bay Street ecosystem, we can provide true, plain, unbiased intelligence and communication about your stock. By providing liquidity and our expertise in facilitation trading, ICP Securities Inc. is able to more effectively clear blocks in the market, allowing your stock to properly reflect your business success. Our team includes members with unparalleled experience in their respective areas.

Ian Clark, CFA
Ian has fifteen years of buy-side experience in trading, research, and portfolio management. He has established a broad understanding of the various market participant's behavior and an in-depth understanding of the markets. He has established a broad reach of relationships across all of the buy and sell side trading desks. This experience, in addition to a high level of education, including being a CFA Charter holder, earning an Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree, and completing a number of Canadian Securities Institute courses (CCO, CPH, PDO, CSC), all contributes to his broad equity capital markets expertise.

David Campbell, CFA, MBA
David has over twenty-five years of capital markets experience in executive management, trading, private equity, and portfolio management. Along with extensive sell-side experience in sales and trading coverage and facilitation management, David has led large sell-side institutional trading desks for both independent and US-based broker-dealers as Head of Trading in both traditional and electronic verticals. David is a CFA Charterholder, a graduate of the Richard Ivey School of Business at Western University, and holds an MBA from the YaleUniversity School of Management.

Greg Davies, CPA, CA - Chief Financial Officer
Greg has nearly forty years in the securities industry, primarily as a Chief Financial Officer, at both large and small investment dealers as well as specialized investment funds where several public offerings and private placements were completed. He is a Chartered professional accountant (CPA), holds a Bachelor of Commerce (B.Comm.) degree from McMaster University and is a past Chair of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC), Ontario District Council.

Tomas Seto
Tomas brings with him over twenty-five years of experience in financial services, including trading, supervision, Canadian and U.S. regulatory compliance for broker-dealers, exempt market securities, and anti-money laundering. Tomas’s previous experiences include being Chief Anti-Money Laundering Officer at Canaccord Genuity and Chief Compliance Officer at Salman Partners. Prior to that, he was responsible for trading supervision at Scotia Capital. Tomas was a member of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organizations of Canada (IIROC) Compliance and Legal Section (CLS) and was also an elected member of the IIROC CLS Executive Committee. 


We have a team of highly experienced professionals who can provide you with unbiased and accurate information so that you can understand and navigate the complex world of the stock market. If you’re looking for a consulting firm that is highly focused on helping small and midcap companies bridge the gap between catalyst events, consider reaching out to Insight Capital Partners. With over eighty-plus years of capital market experience, we offer a team of two partners and three senior capital markets professionals, extensive buy and sell side institutional experience including equity sales, investment banking, trading, portfolio management, and compliance, relationships with all facets of trading and banking in Canada including large and small investment managers, independent broker-dealers as well as bank trading desks and active investors.

We serve clients across Toronto, Ottawa, Ontario, Vancouver, British Columbia, Calgary, Alberta, and the surrounding areas.

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To learn more about our services, please click here. To get in touch with us, please click here or call us at (647) 873-8519 or email us at ian@icpartners.ca or david@icpartners.ca.