Industry Trend Analysis - AI And Advanced Computation Will Enhance Cancer Diagnosis - 18 DEC 2017
Corporate Financing week December 2017 / Canada / Industry
The addition of Cadens' AI-based software products will enhance Imagia's imaging platform for oncology. AI and advanced computation will be central to imaging solutions, which overcome the challeng...
Corporate Financing Analysis - Outbound Canadian Acquirers To Continue Spending Big - 24 OCT 2016
Corporate Financing week October 2016 / Canada / Finance
Buoyed by increased ease of access to financing, not to mention growing optimism in equity markets at a time when organic growth is proving harder to come by, the Canadian merger and acquisition (M&A) market is breaking new ground. As Canadian boardrooms become more accustomed with the 'new norm' of slow economic growth and more impatient with their own growth prospects, acquisitive...
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Corporate Financing Analysis - Canadian M&A Ramping Up In 2016 - 30 MAY 2016
Corporate Financing week May 2016 / Canada / Finance
Not since the onset of the global financial crisis has Canadian M&A activity been so hot as it has been in the 2016 y-t-d period, and despite the weakness of the local currency and a...
Industry Trend Analysis - Suncor Acquisition Offers Sign Of Things To Come - 01 FEB 2016
Corporate Financing week January 2016 / Canada / Industry
The announced acquisition of Canadian Oil Sands by Suncor will increase efficiencies at the company's Syncrude joint venture. Consolidation among larger producers supports our view that continued...
Industry Trend Analysis - Shaw/WIND To Have Limited Impact On Market Structure - 11 JAN 2016
Corporate Financing week January 2016 / Canada / Companies
Acquiring WIND Mobile will be Shaw's most cost-effective route to maintaining parity with its peers in Canada's mobile-first converged services market. However, by emphasising the value-add to its...
Company Trend Analysis - Consolidation And Specialisation Driving Telecoms Market - 30 NOV 2015
Corporate Financing week November 2015 / Canada / Industry
Zayo's acquisition of Allstream makes it a major player in the Canadian market overnight. This fits with its strategy focusing on acquisitions to gain scale, and become a major player in the worldw...
Corporate Financing Analysis - PrairieSky Fuels Canadian Follow-On Charge - 29 SEPT 2014
Corporate Financing week September 2014 / Canada / Finance
Canadian royalty-focused oil and gas firm PrairieSky Royalty has been a regular fixture in the local equity capital market (ecm) in 2014. On September 8 the firm returned to tap ecm investors for...
Corporate Financing Analysis - Valeant Bids To Acquire Allergan - 05 MAY 2014
Corporate Financing week May 2014 / Canada / Finance
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, a Canada-based multinational, has announced the proposed acquisition of Allergan, which is best known for its anti-wrinkle treatment Botox (onabotulinumtoxinA...
Corporate Financing Analysis - WIND-Mobilicity Could Become A Niche Data Player - 13 JAN 2014
Corporate Financing week January 2014 / Canada / Finance
Canada's fourth largest mobile operator, WIND Mobile, has submitted a bid for Mobilicity, believed to be about half of the CAD380mn (US$357mn) offer made by Telus in May 2013. Telus' bid was subseq...
Corporate Financing Analysis - Verizon Considers Alternatives For Mobile Market Launch - 02 SEPT 2013
Corporate Financing week August 2013 / Canada / Finance
US mobile operator Verizon Communications is considering alternative ways of entering the Canadian mobile market, having been linked to the acquisition of new players Mobilicity and Wind Mobile. Ca...