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In this interview series, we profile trailblazing women working in M&A, private capital and finance who are driving deals. We highlight their experiences and achievements, and share their insights on what the industry can do to ensure that we see more...

In the world of mergers and acquisitions, few issues are more vexing than valuation. M&A professionals know all too well that valuing an asset is one of the most common obstacles in negotiating an M&A deal. It’s a topic that Firmex,...

The Proust Questionnaire was a parlor game popularized by French writer Marcel Proust. He believed that, by answering a few provocative questions, a person would reveal his or her true nature. In this series, we’ve asked a who’s who of M&A,...

It is a vital part of the M&A process that confidential documents remain that way, and that sensitive documents are treated carefully. Mishaps, regardless of severity, can lead to delays, deal derailments, or potentially even lawsuits. Sellers and their advisors need to...

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Market Update One hundred and eighty-seven Canadian M&A transactions closed in December. Year to date, M&A closed deal count is 3.4% higher than the comparable period in 2016. The Canadian dollar depreciated relative to the U.S. dollar by 2.21 cents, ending the...

Like a lost tribe severed from the rest of the world, investment banking has developed its own seemingly indecipherable language. We’re not talking “shorting” and “IPOs” and “EBITDA” – we’re talking “Tom Hanks racing around the world, wondering what the hell...

The due diligence process is complex and highly structured. If diligence isn’t conducted properly, it can cause an enormous amount of stress for everyone involved. This is where the virtual data room comes in. If you’re new to M&A, think of...

This quarter has been abuzz with activity for the Canadian cannabis sector.  The provinces continue to roll out their distribution plans, and in November, Health Canada tabled its proposed regulatory framework.  In the private sector, Aurora Cannabis launched a hostile takeover...

Market Update: One hundred and eighty-two Canadian M&A transactions closed in October. Year to date, M&A closed deal count is 3.4% higher than the comparable period in 2016. The Canadian dollar depreciated relative to the U.S. dollar by 1.17 cents, ending the month...