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November 18, 2019
Across the majority of Europe, cannabis remains illegal, but that hasn't put off investors who see a nascent market and an untapped opportunity.
October 2, 2019
Flutter Entertainment's move to acquire The Stars Group puts the Irish betting giant at the forefront of a transatlantic land grab for the newly regulated US sports-betting market.
July 23, 2019
BC Partners has purchased a 51% stake in private security company Garda World Security from Rhône Capital in a deal that values the Montreal-based business at C$5.2 billion (about $3.96 billion).
March 21, 2019
PitchBook’s Canadian PE & VC FactBook offers a snapshot of the Canadian private equity and venture capital industries, identifying key trends emerging from relevant datasets.
October 18, 2018
With Canada legalising recreational marijuana, the coming year could cement the global emergence of cannabis. We spoke with Bruce Linton, CEO of Canopy Growth, about his industry's future.
August 22, 2018
Air Canada, Toronto-Dominion Bank, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce and Visa Canada have agreed to acquire the Aeroplan loyalty unit of Aimia for C$450 million (about $345 million) in cash. The...
August 8, 2018
ONCAP, the middle-market platform of Canadian investor Onex, has purchased Precision Global (fka Precision Valve) from Peak Rock Capital, which first backed the business in 2015. Precision is a...
July 26, 2018
Air Canada, The Toronto-Dominion Bank, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce and Visa Canada have offered to acquire the Aeroplan loyalty business from Aimia for total consideration of C$2.25 billion...
July 18, 2018
Lundin Mining plans to offer C$4.75 per share in cash for Nevsun Resources, valuing the rival Canadian miner at some C$1.4 billion (about $1.1 billion). The takeover attempt—Lundin's second in...
July 11, 2018
Canopy's $205 million deal for Hiku highlights how rapidly the cannabis sector is consolidating in anticipation of legal recreational marijuana sales in Canada as the Cannabis Act takes effect later this year.
July 10, 2018
The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and TCV have acquired a 35% stake in Swiss sports data specialist Sportradar from EQT at an enterprise value of €2.1 billion (about $2.4 billion), with the...
June 19, 2018
Since 2012, more US investors have invested in Canadian firms than Canadian investors have themselves. Why the sudden interest in the country?
June 13, 2018
In the 1H 2018 Canadian PE & VC FactBook, our research analysts do a deep dive on a wide array of datasets across both the PE and VC landscapes. Key takeaways include: Healthcare services & systems...
June 12, 2018
The 1H 2018 Canadian PE & VC FactBook presents a deep, data-driven review of the latest trends characterizing the Canadian private equity and venture capital landscapes, ranging from dealmaking to fundraising.
May 25, 2018
A Canadian regulator has cited national security concerns to block the proposed acquisition of Aecon by China Communications Construction, an agreement worth C$1.5 billion (about $1.2 billion) that...
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