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In the new world of protectionism, where will M&A stand in Canada?

Canada’s stance on protectionism Repeated headlines in the past year related to President Trump and his “America First” strategy and the struggles faced by British Prime Minister Theresa May as she leads Britain post-Brexit have convinced many that protectionism now pervades the new world order. Not only are restrictions on physical borders imposed, the flow … Continue reading

Social media and online deal sourcing:  the new tool for your M&A toolbox

Intralinks’ article, Social media is changing M&A, discusses how social media platforms are surpassing their purpose as an easy way to keep in touch to become useful tools in deal-making strategies. Social media can provide an online network for deal sourcing which plays matchmaker between buyers and sellers to improve efficiency, communication, and secure information sharing. … Continue reading

Early-stage deal activity indicates modest growth for global M&A in Q1 2016

Looking ahead to 2016, Intralinks recently published its Deal Flow Predictor report (the Report) for Q1 2016, which tracks global, early-stage M&A activity in order to predict M&A deal volume in the coming quarter. Based on early-stage deal activity moving into 2016, the Report forecasts modest, positive momentum for M&A activity in Q1 2016, but such activity is … Continue reading

Early-stage deal activity points to a healthy global climate for M&A

Earlier this month, Intralinks published the latest edition of its Deal Flow Predictor report (the Report), which tracks global, early-stage M&A activity in order to predict M&A deal volume in the coming quarters. According to the Report, early-stage M&A activity points to a healthy climate for global M&A through Q4 2015. The Report’s midpoint forecast … Continue reading

Early-stage deals signal growth in global M&A for 2014

Intralinks publishes a Deal Flow Indicator (“DFI”) report on a quarterly basis with a view to predicting global M&A trends based on comprehensive tracking of early-stage M&A deals across the world. According to its recently released Q2 2014 DFI report, Intralinks predicts that 2014 is poised to end on a strong note for M&A activity. … Continue reading

M&A transactions on the rise in 2014

A review of recent M&A transactions throughout North America and within Canada suggests that the M&A market is rebounding following a sluggish 2013. Q1-2014 trends have set a positive tone for the remainder of 2014. Q1-2014 transactions build a strong foundation In North America, four large deals in the Telecommunications, Media and Technology, Pharma, Medical … Continue reading

M&A 2013 trend report: into Q1 2014 like a lamb

2013 started off slowly with a downturn in Q1, and Q4 brought the year to a close with mixed results. M&A activity in Canada resulted in 567 deals valued at US $71.8 billion. The year was the slowest by deal value since 2004 (US $42.3 billion); by contrast, deal count was the highest it has … Continue reading
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