Investar Securities Ltd. was founded to broaden access to financial services and invite a wider section of Bahamian society to participate in domestic wealth while contributing to national development and economic democratization. By tapping into latent demand in both the well-served and under-served markets, Investar continuously explores growth investment opportunities aligned with its culture of innovation, openness and trust. The firm’s Directors, CEO and management represent more than 150 years of combined regulatory, accounting, banking and corporate leadership expertise. Investar Securities Ltd. was incorporated in 2017 under The Companies Act 2013 and is regulated by the Securities Commission of The Bahamas.
Investar is licenced under the Financial and Corporate Services Providers Act, 2000, and offers corporate management services to both local and international clients.
For those who prefer to make their own investment decisions, an Investar brokerage account will give you access to a wide range of direct investment opportunities.
Corporate finance is the area of finance dealing with the sources of funding and the capital structure of corporations, the actions that managers take to increase the value of the firm to the shareholders, and the tools and analysis used to allocate financial resources.
A mutual fund is a professionally-managed investment vehicle that pools money from many investors to purchase securities.
The guiding philosophy of Investar is that as stewards of capital, our clients’ interests are paramount. We build long-lasting relationships based on integrity, expertise and a high level of service.
President, CEO and Director
Mr. Watson is President and CEO of Investar Securities Ltd. and has worked previously with Ansbacher, SG Hambros, MeesPierson, and Deloitte in Toronto and The Bahamas over the past 30 years.
Chairman of the Board
Mr. Deveaux is a Consultant at Ministry of Financial Services where he provides technical assistance in international trade and financial services. Prior to this role he served as the Executive Director at the Securities Commission of The Bahamas during two stints between 1997 and 2015.