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  • The Geek's Reading List: March 31

    Posted By: Brian Piccioni

    Highlights from this week's tech report include Uber's suspension of its self-driving car program, the world's first instance of a paralyzed man moving his hand with only his thoughts, and speck-sized computers. 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 March 31

    Posted By: Karen Fisman, Miranda Li, Michael Mazza, Paris Aden, Chris Angelatos, and Yingxi Liao

    Thirty-five Canadian M&A transactions were announced this past week. Year to date, M&A deal count is 19.0% higher than the comparable period in 2016. The Canadian dollar appreciated by 0.23 cents, ending the week at 75 cents. The TSX gained 0.7% and outperformed the S&P 500 by 0.2% in U.S. dollar terms.

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  • Canadian M&A Market Recap: March 2017

    Posted By: Valitas Capital Partners

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  • The Geek's Reading List: March 24

    Posted By: Brian Piccioni

    “Highlights from this week's tech report include Intel's storage speed record, the Wikileaks CIA docs, and IBM's new blockchain service. 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 March 24th

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

    Sixty-four Canadian M&A transactions were announced this past week. Year to date, M&A deal count is 21.0% higher than the comparable period in 2016. The Canadian dollar depreciated by 0.02 cents, ending the week at 75 cents. The TSX fell by 0.3% and outperformed the S&P 500 by 1.1% in U.S. dollar terms.

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  • Canadian M&A Market Recap: Week Ended March 17

    Posted By: Karen Fisman, John Turley-Ewart, Michael Mazza, Yingxi Liao, Chris Angelatos, and Paris Aden

    Forty Canadian M&A transactions were announced this past week. Year to date, M&A deal count is 15.4% higher than the comparable period in 2016. The Canadian dollar appreciated by 0.62 cents, ending the week at 75 cents. The TSX fell by 0.1% and outperformed the S&P 500 by 0.5% in U.S. dollar terms.

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  • The Geek’s Reading List: March 17

    Posted By: Brian Piccioni

    Highlights from this week's tech report include Sony's new charging patent, Uber's difficulties, and iPhone 8 rumors. The Geek's Reading List is a weekly publication written by Valitas advisor, Brian Piccioni.

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  • The Geek’s Reading List: March 10

    Posted By: Brian Piccioni

    Highlights from this week's tech report include WikiLeaks on the CIA, Quantum Computing, and Google's A.I. translation system. 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 March 10

    Posted By: Karen Fisman, John Turley-Ewart, Louis Goldberg, Yingxi Liao, Chris Angelatos, and Paris Aden

    Fourty-eight Canadian M&A transactions were announced this past week. Year to date, M&A deal count is 12.5% higher than the comparable period in 2016. The Canadian dollar depreciated by 0.32 cents, ending the week at 74 cents. WTI Crude Oil fell sharply this week, closing under $50 per barrel, which is 8.6% lower than the previous week.

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  • Canadian M&A Market Recap: Week Ended March 3

    Posted By: Karen Fisman, Michael Mazza, Louis Goldberg, Minh Cao, Daniel Morgan, and Paris Aden

    Sixty Canadian M&A transactions were announced this past week. Year to date, M&A deal count is 18.5% higher than the comparable period in 2016. The Canadian dollar depreciated by 1.82 cents, ending the week at 75 cents. The TSX rose by 0.5% and underperformed the S&P 500 by 2.6% in U.S. dollar terms.

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  • The Geek’s Reading List: March 3

    Posted By: Brian Piccioni

    Highlights from this week's tech report include Uber's fate, Youtube's TV service, and SpaceX's problems. The Geek's Reading List is a weekly publication written by Valitas advisor, Brian Piccioni.

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