The Toronto-Dominion Bank (French: Banque Toronto-Dominion), is the second-largest bank in Canada by market capitalization and based on assets. It is also the sixth largest bank branch network in North America. Commonly known as TD and operating as TD Bank Group (French: Groupe Banque TD), the bank was created in 1955 through the merger of the Bank of Toronto and the Dominion Bank, which were founded in 1855 and 1869, respectively. TD's Institution Number (or bank number) is 004. The bank and its subsidiaries have over 79,000 employees and over 19 million clients worldwide. In Canada, the bank operates as TD Canada Trust and serves more than 11 million customers at over 1,100 branches. In the United States, the company operates as TD Bank (the initials are used officially for all U.S. operations). The U.S. subsidiary was created through the merger of TD Banknorth and Commerce Bank, and serves more than 6.
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