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  • Canadian M&A Market Recap: Week Ended April 28

    Posted By: Karen Fisman, Yingxi Liao, Louis Goldberg, Clear Li, Miranda Li

    Thirty-three Canadian M&A transactions closed this past week. Year to date, M&A closed deal count is 12.0% higher than the comparable period in 2016. The Canadian dollar depreciated by 0.85 cents, ending the week at 73 cents. The TSX was down 1.3% and underperformed the S&P 500 by 2.8% in U.S. dollar terms.

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  • Canadian M&A Market Recap: April 2017

    Posted By: Valitas Capital Partners

    One hundred and seventy-two Canadian M&A transactions closed in April. Year to date, M&A closed deal count is 8.7% higher than the comparable period in 2016. The Canadian dollar depreciated relative to the U.S. dollar by 2.39 cents, ending the month at 73 cents. WTI Crude Oil prices fell by 3.4% in April, ending the month at US$49.33 per barrel.

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  • The Geek's Reading List: April 28

    Posted By: Brian Piccioni

    Highlights from this week's tech report include AI chips, Robots taking over jobs, and Facebook's attempts to spot fake news. The Geek's Reading List is a weekly publication written by Valitas advisor, Brian Piccioni.

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  • Canadian Market Recap: Week Ended April 21

    Posted By: Paris Aden, Minh Cao, Mirandi Li, Michael Mazza, Chris Angelatos, Karen Fisman

    Forty-seven Canadian M&A transactions closed this past week. Year to date, M&A closed deal count is 12.8% higher than the comparable period in 2016. The Canadian dollar depreciated by 1.11 cents, ending the week at 74 cents. The TSX was up by 0.5%, but underperformed the S&P 500 by 2.2% in U.S. dollar terms.

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  • The Geek's Reading List: April 21

    Posted By: Brian Piccioni

    Highlights from this week's tech report include IBM's sales miss, Toyota's hydrogen trucks, and edible CRISPR antibiotics. The Geek's Reading List is a weekly publication written by Valitas advisor, Brian Piccioni.

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  • The Geek's Reading List: April 14

    Posted By: Brian Piccioni

    Highlights from this week's tech report include a NASA discovery, robot lawn mowers, and an uncertain future for the iPhone. 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 April 14

    Posted By: Karen Fisman, Yingxi Liao, Clear Li, Minh Cao, Michael Mazza and Paris Aden

    Forty-five Canadian M&A transactions closed this past week. Year to date, M&A closed deal count is 5.4% higher than the comparable period in 2016. The Canadian dollar appreciated by 0.43 cents, ending the week at 75 cents. The TSX was largely unchanged and outperformed the S&P 500 by 1.3% in U.S. dollar terms.

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  • The Geek's Reading List: April 7

    Posted By: Brian Piccioni

    Highlights from this week's tech report include Apple's move to develop its own GPU, Intel's argument that Moore's law is still in effect, and the emergence of "Super" Wi-Fi. 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 April 7

    Posted By: Karen Fisman, Louis Goldberg, Yingxi Liao, Chris Angelatos and Paris Aden

    Eighty-six Canadian M&A transactions were announced this past week. Year to date, M&A deal count is 13.3% higher than the comparable period in 2016. The Canadian dollar depreciated by 0.38 cents, ending the week at 75 cents. The TSX rose by 0.3% and outperformed the S&P 500 by 0.6% in U.S. dollar terms.

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