Our Services

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.

Our Team

Mr. Ansel A. Watson,

Investar | President & CEO


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.

Mr. Hillary Deveaux

Investar | Chairman


Mr. Deveaux is a former Consultant at Ministry of Financial Services where he provided 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.