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.
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- One hundred and seventy-six Canadian M&A transactions closed in August.
- Year to date, M&A closed deal count is 3.1% higher than the comparable period in 2016.
- The Canadian dollar appreciated relative to the U.S. dollar by 3.52 cents, ending the month at 82 cents.
- 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.