Tag archives: consumer markets

Borrowers, beware: Bank of Canada announces interest rate hike

Recently, Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz announced an increase in the interest rate from 1.25% to 1.5%. The increase comes as the Bank of Canada predicts a continued growth in the Canadian economy from exports and business investments. However, household spending may represent a smaller percentage of future economic growth due to the effects … Continue reading

M&A trends for 2016

The last 18 months has seen a rebirth in M&A. For the first time since the 2008 financial crisis, deal activity has reached pre-recession levels. This has been fueled by low interest rates, high equity prices and capital availability. CDI Global’s Managing director, Jeff Schmidt, has gone on the record stating that while it’s hard … Continue reading

What deal makers are saying: consumer markets M&A continues to outperform other sectors

A recent study published by Mergermarket indicates that on a global basis, consumer markets M&A has outperformed other industry sectors in the past year and is predicted to continue performing well in the next year. This has implications for many industries, as ‘consumer markets’ is a broad grouping that generally covers most industries that primarily … Continue reading
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