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 at 79 cents. WTI Crude oil prices rose by 7.1% in October, ending the month at $55.64 per barrel.
Over at their blog, the Valitas team provides a case study and practical insights for sellers into how to make sense of private market M&A advisory fees.