This infographic from Valitas Capital Partners provides a snapshot view of M&A activity in the Canadian market for the week ended August 18, 2017.
Thirty-six Canadian M&A transactions closed this past week. Year to date, M&A closed deal count is 2.7% higher than the comparable period in 2016. The Canadian dollar appreciated by 0.64 cents, ending the week at 79 cents relative to the U.S. dollar. The TSX outperformed the S&P 500 by 0.9% in U.S. dollar terms. WTI Crude oil fell by 0.3%, ending the week at $48.66 per barrel.
Head over to the Valitas blog for the full report with summaries of the previous week’s M&A transactions and other timely industry insights.