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  • The Geek's Reading List: Nov 25

    Posted By: Brian Piccioni

    Highlights from this week's tech report include Tesla, Intel and Silicon Valley. 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 November 25, 2016

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

    Thirty-six Canadian M&A transactions were announced this past week. The TSX rose by 1.4% this past week, with average TEV/EBITDA multiples remaining at 10.2x EBITDA. The Canadian dollar appreciated by 0.6 cents relative to the U.S. dollar.

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  • The Geek's Reading List: Nov 18

    Posted By: Brian Piccioni

    Highlights from this week's tech report include Google, Samsung and IBM. 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 November 18, 2016

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

    Thirty-Three Canadian M&A transactions were announced this past week. The TSX 300 outperformed the S&P 500 by 1.5% on a U.S. dollar basis. The Canadian dollar appreciated relative to the U.S. dollar by 0.14 cents, marking the first increase after four consecutive weeks of decline. The expectation of significant U.S. federal deficits caused U.S. 10-year treasury yields to rise significantly this week to 2.4%.

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  • Canadian M&A Market Recap: October, 2016

    Posted By: Valitas Capital Partners

    Three Private Equity Value Creation Principles that apply for all Business Owners Private Equity (PE) portfolio companies outperform public companies when it comes to creating value. Do the value creation principles employed by PE firms also apply to private company owners? The answer to this question is yes. Supported by findings in a recent McKinsey article, we describe three universal principles relevant for all businesses. Read our article here.

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  • The Geek's Reading List: Nov 11

    Posted By: Brian Piccioni

    Highlights from this week's tech report include CBC, Donald Trump and GoPro. 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 November 11, 2016

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

    Fifty-two Canadian M&A transactions were announced this past week. The TSX 300 underperformed the S&P 500 by 4.4% on a U.S. dollar basis. The Canadian dollar depreciated relative to the U.S. dollar by 0.77 cents, marking a fourth consecutive week of decline. U.S. 10-year treasury yields rose significantly this week to 2.15%. As a result, U.S. middle market yield spread shrank by 35 bps. New issue clearing yields remained relatively flat compared to last week.

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  • The Geek's Reading List: Nov 4

    Posted By: Brian Piccioni

    Highlights from this week's tech report include Uber, the inner life of a Cell and Microsoft. 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 November 4, 2016

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

    Thirty Canadian M&A transactions were announced this past week. The TSX 300 and S&P 500 fell, while the TSX slightly underperformed the S&P 500 by 0.1% on a USD basis. The Canadian dollar depreciated relative to the U.S. dollar by 0.14 cents.

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