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In mid-August, a single tweet by U.S. president Donald Trump wiped over US$5 billion off Amazon’s stock valuation. “Amazon is doing great damage to tax paying retailers. Towns, cities and states throughout the U.S. are being hurt - many jobs being lost!”...

If you like to pay close attention to what's happening in the Canadian M&A market, you'll find this infographic of interest. Authored by Karen Fisman, Michael Mazza, Gavin Ockrant, Clear Li, Chris Angelatos, and Paris Aden of Valitas Capital Partners, it provides...

Last month, Warren Buffett’s bid for Oncor, a utility company based in Texas, fell through. This marks the second public failure for the Oracle of Omaha in clinching a large deal this year, the first being when the Unilever takeover by...

Meeting clients outside of office hours is a valuable opportunity. Without boardrooms and office social mores, there’s a unique chance to connect and gain a deeper understanding of who your client is and what makes them tick. A fuller picture of...
Valitas Canadian M&A Market Recap

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...

There’s no question breaking into the buy-side of private equity is one of the most lucrative career paths for finance professionals. Out the gate, analysts in private equity make about $114,000 on average in the U.S, similar to junior pay in banking....