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  • The Geek's Reading List: October 30

    Posted By: Brian Piccioni

    Highlights from this week's tech report include Brain Connected Tablet, Telcos, and Windows 10. The Geek's Reading List is a weekly publication written by Valitas advisor, Brian Piccioni.

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  • Canadian Private Market Recap: Oct 23

    Posted By: Anan Sivapalu

    Last week, the S&P 500 Index advanced from the previous week (+2.1%). Strong quarterly performance by Microsoft, Google and Amazon helped push the index higher. Newly planned stimulus by E.U and China reassured the markets. However, future interest rate action by the Federal Reserve, the weakness in Chinese growth and U.S. Government budgetary brinkmanship added to the fear index (+0.2%). While in Canada, the TSX index advanced slightly compared to the previous week (+0.8%); helped by rebounding share price of Valeant Pharmaceutical International (TSX: VRX). The credit markets remained relatively unchanged.

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  • The Geek's Reading List: October 23

    Posted By: Brian Piccioni

    Highlights from this week's tech report include Next-gen cellular networks, Driverless trucks, and Tesla’s autopilot. The Geek's Reading List is a weekly publication written by Valitas advisor, Brian Piccioni.

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  • Canadian Private Market Recap: Oct 16

    Posted By: Anan Sivapalu

    Earlier last week, Labatt purchased Mill Street Brewery for an undisclosed sum. Labatt has committed $10 million to upgrade Mill Street’s Toronto facility to grow its newly acquired craft brewery segment. WSP Global has purchased MMM Group for $425 million; further strengthening its position in Canada. In financing news, Cymax successfully raised $25 million to develop and deploy its analytically-predictive inventory management platform. Here are the major deals of the week.

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  • The Geek's Reading List: October 16

    Posted By: Brian Piccioni

    Highlights from this week's tech report include Oracle, Tesla, and the first 3D printed nozzle ring for quick turbocharger repair. The Geek's Reading List is a weekly publication written by Valitas advisor, Brian Piccioni.

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  • Canadian Private Market Recap: Oct 9

    Posted By: Anan Sivapalu

    Earlier last week, Canadian Solar closed its acquisition of Ontario solar assets from KKR for $270 million. In financing news, Pearl Energy Investments and Natural Gas Partners contributed $123 million in equity to launch Wild Wind Petroleum. Here are the major deals of the week.

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