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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...

With 185 IPOs already announced, 2014 in on track to become another record-breaking year. Here's a look back at some of the biggest IPOs of 2014, and what's still to come!
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Master limited partnerships are popular in the oil & gas industry. But Kinder Morgan's move away from the MLP structure, coupled with closer scrutiny by the US government, calls into question their future.
Industry Overhaul for Investment Banking Analysts

Following the death of 21-year-old Moritz Erhardt, the investment banking analyst who died last year nearing the end of a gruelling 7-week summer internship, banks are working to reform their policies related to the commonly exhaustive working habits of their employees. The...

Most companies follow a predictive lifecycle, moving from start-up, to growth, and exit in just a few short years. For Fortune 500 companies that lifespan is a little longer, hovering around 40-50 years. A lucky few, however, continue on way past...

With all the recent Olympic hype, Firmex decided to take a closer look at the cost of hosting the Olympic games. Decide for yourself if you think its worth it.
Spear Phishing: Warning To Law Firms

As a lawyer, if you're not concerned about online security, or don't think a security breach could happen to you, then our latest Infographic might change your mind.

On March 5th, the PDAC convention in Toronto hosted a session on Financing in a Volatile Market, chaired by Daryl Hodges, President of Jennings Capital, and Marc Mills, VP of Investment Banking for National Bank Financial. Here are three lessons that...

The reputation of the private equity industry is one that has undergone significant transformation in its relatively short history. Corporate raiders, vultures and job killers are all terms to have haunted the industry, but was this ever a fair or accurate depiction?...

We often highlight articles that would be interesting and relevant to the Firmex community. We hope you enjoy this in-depth report by Ernst & Young on global M&A activity in Q4, 2012. Global deal volume and value of announced M&A rose by...