Our History


Independent Trading Group (ITG) was established by a group of Toronto Floor Traders in 1992 with the intent of developing a business where Market Makers could conduct business in a professional manner without conflict or compromise. Recently recapitalized and partnered with DV Group LLC in November of 2016 based in Chicago, IL, ITG can bring significant Financial, Technology and Intellectual resources to our Trading, Marketplace and Issuer stakeholders. 


ITG, a Proprietary Trading and Market Making firm, is a member of IIROC, CIPF, the Toronto Stock Exchange and the Canadian Securities Exchange. ITG provides various services such as Price Discovery and Market Making for Traders, Marketplaces and Issuers.


​Presently, ITG operates out of two offices in the Greater Toronto Area (Ontario, Canada) employing over 20 Capital Markets professionals and its affiliates within DV Group LLC, have offices in New York and Chicago, employing over 200 Trading professionals.


​Who We Are


​Independent Trading Group uniquely intersects between Price Discovery and Shareholder Value.  Proprietary and unconflicted, we are Independent in thinking as well as name. We strive to integrate our financial and technology resources and Independent thinking to create the maximum alignment and wealth for the Professional Traders, Marketplaces and Issuers we Serve.

​As a Trusted Advisor on Price discovery, Market Structure and Financial Engineering matters, we strive to be esteemed by this stakeholder community as the preeminent professional trading firm in Canada. 

Company Values


  • A healthy work/life balance.
  • Trust through integrity in all that we do.
  • Treating all with dignity and mutual respect.
  • Teamwork to achieve individual, team and firm success.
  • Taking personal accountability for high performance and professionalism.​


​Mission Statement


We begin by delivering a place where the entire Trading team are able to fulfill their professional, and personal goals in a positive, transparent and supportive environment.

In this open minded environment, any good idea is valued, from any source. Synthesizing our ideas every day, we seek to make our business better every day in a dynamic industry.

By maintaining incentives that are without conflicts of interest coupled with an Entrepreneurial spirit, we are able and willing to take the risks our stakeholders expect to serve their needs.

“Where Price Discovery Meets Shareowner Value”