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  • The Geek's Reading List: Sept 30

    Posted By: Brian Piccioni

    Highlights from this week's tech report include self driving mining trucks and IoT DDoS. The Geek's Reading List is a weekly publication written by Valitas advisor, Brian Piccioni.

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  • Canadian M&A Market Recap: Week Ended Sept 30, 2016

    Posted By: Louis Goldberg, Miranda Li, Michael Mazza and Paris Aden

    U.S. stocks rose this week, posting the best quarter of the year after the banking sector has started to recover. Investor confidence has risen despite lingering concerns over the Fed rate, Deutsche Bank fines, the Wells Fargo sales scandal and sluggish earnings.

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  • Canadian M&A Market Recap: September, 2016

    Posted By: Valitas Capital Partners

    Do 89% of Canadian Business Owners Lack Courage? Is Corporate Canada sitting on mountains of “dead money” rather than investing it productively? Mark Carney, former Bank of Canada governor, famously stated so back in 2012, suggesting a level of caution amongst business leaders that “could be regarded as excessive”. Carney worried that this excessive caution, or lack of courage, would limit Canada’s ability to compete in the global economy.

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  • The Geek's Reading List: Sept 23

    Posted By: Brian Piccioni

    Highlights from this week's tech report include Netflix, 3-D Printing and iPhone 7. The Geek's Reading List is a weekly publication written by Valitas advisor, Brian Piccioni.

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  • Canadian M&A Market Recap: Week Ended Sept 23, 2016

    Posted By: Louis Goldberg, Miranda Li, Michael Mazza and Paris Aden

    Major North American equity indices rose last week as global central banks appeased investor fears about the possible end to accommodative monetary policy. The OECD recently lowered its global growth forecast by 0.1 point for both this year and next to 2.9% and 3.2% respectively.

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  • The Geek's Reading List: Sept 16

    Posted By: Brian Piccioni

    Highlights from this week's tech report include Netflix, 3-D Printing and iPhone 7. The Geek's Reading List is a weekly publication written by Valitas advisor, Brian Piccioni.

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  • Canadian M&A Market Recap: Week Ended Sept 16, 2016

    Posted By: Louis Goldberg, Miranda Li, Michael Mazza and Paris Aden

    U.S stocks fell amid a turbulent week across markets as investors are reassessing central-bank policies after the European Central Bank chose to forgo additional stimulus measures. According to a TransUnion study, 718,000 Canadians would be unable to have enough cash flow to cover their debt if a 25-basis point interest rate increase were to happen.

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  • The Geek's Reading List: Sept 9

    Posted By: Brian Piccioni

    Highlights from this week's tech report include Google, Apple and VW. The Geek's Reading List is a weekly publication written by Valitas advisor, Brian Piccioni.

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  • Canadian M&A Market Recap: Week Ended Sept 9, 2016

    Posted By: Louis Goldberg, Miranda Li, Michael Mazza and Paris Aden

    Major U.S. and Canadian indices fell on Friday, as the Fed weighs its decision on interest rates. Volatility was remarkably high as evidenced by a greater than 50% surge in the VIX this past week.

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  • The Geek's Reading List: Sept 2

    Posted By: Brian Piccioni

    Highlights from this week's tech report include Google, 3D Printing aircraft and smart phones. The Geek's Reading List is a weekly publication written by Valitas advisor, Brian Piccioni.

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  • Canadian M&A Market Recap: Week Ended Sept 2, 2016

    Posted By: Louis Goldberg, Miranda Li, Michael Mazza and Paris Aden

    US stocks rose this week amid a neutral US employment report that will likely keep the Fed on the cautious side when they meet later this month. Canada reported its worst quarterly performance since the global financial crisis as Real GDP fell at an annualized rate of 1.6% during the second quarter.

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