Corporate & Finance x Industry Trends
Debbie Stephenson April 24, 2014
Ideally, an initial public offering marks the beginning of expanding earnings for a company. It’s often referred to as “The Exit,” separating start-ups from a mature company. But not every story has a happy ending, or at least not yet. …...
Industry Trends x M&A Transactions
Debbie Stephenson April 22, 2014
Following the death of 21-year-old Moritz Erhardt, the investment banking analyst who died last year nearing the end of a gruelling 7-week summer internship, banks are working to reform their policies related to the commonly exhaustive working habits of their …...
Cloud Computing x Security
Debbie Stephenson April 15, 2014
The Heartbleed Bug is a serious vulnerability in the popular OpenSSL cryptographic software library. This vulnerability means that a third party could potentially intercept information protected, under normal conditions, by SSL encryption; things like user passwords, account information and credit …...
M&A Transactions x Private equity
Debbie Stephenson April 10, 2014
Dealmakers must make data driven decisions everyday. And in this day and age, that data can be sourced from a variety of places, including your smartphone. Here are 7 must-have mobile apps for every business professional in the deal-making space: …...
Maria Khan March 27, 2014
It’s 5:30pm on a Thursday, and your VP just said he needs that presentation done by 9am tomorrow. Awesome. It’s gonna be another all-nighter… But have no fear! Firmex has got you covered with some irresistible jams. Whether you’re a …...
Mining & Resources x Private equity
Virginia Heffernan March 18, 2014
The unprecedented number of private equity firms represented at the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada’s (PDAC) convention in Toronto earlier this month confirmed how quickly this “alternative” source of mine financing is going mainstream. The growth is exemplified by …...