Infographic: Canadian M&A Market Recap for August 2017

Infographic: Canadian M&A Market Recap for August 2017

In a new regular feature on the DealRoom, we're pleased to share a monthly recap of M&A activity in the Canadian market by our friends at Valitas Capital Partners.

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 a quick snapshot of merger and acquisition activity in the Canadian market for the previous month.

Valitas Capital Monthy M&A Report_August 2017

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Key Highlights:

  1. One hundred and seventy-six Canadian M&A transactions closed in August.
  2. Year to date, M&A closed deal count is 3.1% higher than the comparable period in 2016.
  3. The Canadian dollar appreciated relative to the U.S. dollar by 3.52 cents, ending the month at 82 cents.
  4. WTI Crude oil prices fell by 3.2% in August, ending the month at $48.56 per barrel.

Head over to the Valitas Capital blog for the full report as well as insights on how to prepare your supply chain for a very different NAFTA with input from Flavio Volpe, President of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association.