March 2018 Archives

Mergers and acquisitions: Looking golden on the mining front

It seems silver is being turned into gold. Junior gold mines are heating up the mergers and acquisitions world in Canada as of late and investors who usually line their pockets with silver are taking a golden chance, which is revving up a sluggish market. In fact, one of the most prolific deals announced in Canada recently is of a more than 100-year-old mining company based stateside looking to acquire a Nevada-based mining company to the tune of US$462 million.

Mergers and acquisitions are on the rise for software companies

The computer software industry is seeing increased business activity as of late. In fact, mergers and acquisitions in this sector in Canada is definitely on the upswing. Larger corporations are grabbing up smaller ones to become more well-rounded in the service sector with the main targets being computing businesses and enterprise software vendors.

Business and commercial: Toy company fights to stay afloat

Reports of liquidation regarding Toys R Us in the United States hasn't affected cross border transactions much. In the business and commercial world in Canada, it seems to be business as usual for the toy company -- at least for now. The company filed for protection against its creditors last year and reports indicate it could shut the doors on all of its 880 U.S. locations.

Mergers and acquisitions: How they affect the technological world

Experts expect the technological sector to make great inroads in the business world this year. Even though natural resource companies still lead the way in mergers and acquisitions deals, technology is primed to see some increased action this year, so says a recent study. Many of Canada's mergers and acquisitions top deal makers say they expect business to increase by more than 75 and 74 per cent in 2018 in volume and value, respectively.

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