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Canadian M&A Market Recap: June 2017

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Market Update

Two hundred and twenty-two Canadian M&A transactions closed in June. Year to date, M&A closed deal count is 7.8% higher than the comparable period in 2016. The Canadian dollar appreciated relative to the U.S. dollar by 3.27 cents, ending the month at 79 cents. WTI Crude oil prices fell by 4.7% in June, ending the month at $46.29 per barrel.

 

Valitas Insights:  Hiring an M&A Advisor: What’s the Value? Part 1

You’ve spent years, decades even, building your business.  And along the way, you’ve figured things out, learned from your mistakes, and realized success.  Now you’re ready to consider an exit strategy; maybe you’re thinking about selling imminently, or in the next five years.  You have friends and colleagues who have gone through this. Some have hired M&A advisors, while others opted to do it themselves, as they’ve always done, avoiding the advisory success fee in the process. 

What should you do?  Does an M&A advisor create tangible value in a sale of business, or given the associated fees, and the knowledge you have of your industry, does it make more sense to do it yourself?

As an M&A advisory firm, we recognize that our own views on these issues would (rightfully) be perceived as biased, so we sought out independent sources to provide answers. 

Read our full article to learn more…

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