Corporate & Finance X Industry Trends
Debbie Stephenson November 29, 2013
To celebrate the retail madness of Black Friday, we thought it might be fun to highlight some of the biggest tech deals to ever be made. Our list of “Huge Discounts in Tech Deal History” show that it’s not only people...
Legal X Security
Debbie Stephenson November 19, 2013
Last month, Firmex spoke to an association of legal representatives on the issue of document security within law firms. The presentation, usually delivered to practicing lawyers, was met with great enthusiasm from the legal admin and IT professionals present. The …...
Industry Trends X M&A Transactions X Mining & Resources
Debbie Stephenson November 5, 2013
We often highlight articles that would be interesting and relevant to the Firmex community. In this article from Business Excellence, Partner and Global Head of Metals and Mining at KPMG, Rama Ayman, shares some of his personal insights into the M&A market for mining, and …...
Corporate & Finance X Industry Trends X M&A Transactions
Debbie Stephenson September 5, 2013
Excel is one of the most common software tools used by investment bankers, accountants, and finance professionals, and at the core of many critical financial operations.
While an astute attention to detail is essential for the job, most finance professionals, like...
Mining & Resources
Debbie Stephenson August 20, 2013
While we may not often think about it, the practice of mining affects all of our daily lives. From the cars we drive, to the cell phones we use, the utensils we eat with, and the money we spend – …...
Corporate & Finance
Debbie Stephenson July 26, 2013
This month, the trial of former Goldman Sachs trader Fabrice Tourre got underway in New York. Tourre is accused of constructing a 2007 debt investment that ultimately failed, costing investors more than $1 billion. The civil case, being brought by the...
Industry Trends X SaaS
Debbie Stephenson July 18, 2013
Did you know that Ontario is home to Canada’s largest Information and Communications (ICT) cluster? It’s true. The “Ontario Technology Corridor,” which comprises of the Greater Toronto Area, Waterloo Region, City of London, Niagara Region and Ottawa Region, boasts 18,000 ICT...
Corporate & Finance
Debbie Stephenson July 15, 2013
Coins, notes, plastic cards, electronic transfers - our society has come a long way in how we pay for goods and services.
No matter how it's exchanged, money plays a massive role in all our lives. It can dictate everything from...
Industry Trends X Mining & Resources
Debbie Stephenson July 9, 2013
According to a new report by international law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, African inward investment has tripled in the last 10 years, reaching more than $182 billion. Deal volume has also doubled, now standing at 2,417.
Britain leads the way as top...