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Written by our deal-makers, entrepreneurs, investors and advisors, it doesn’t get more relevant for you than this. Read past issues and find answers to some of the most strategic challenges you have.

The Path to Exit and Beyond: Entrepreneurs’ Stories, Part II

September 2019

“The sale of a company can mark the beginning of a major time of reinvention and renewal…but It can potentially lead to a difficult time… Read More

The Path to Exit and Beyond: Entrepreneurs’ Stories, Part I

Q2 2019

“The sale of a company can mark the beginning of a major time of reinvention and renewal…but It can potentially lead to a difficult time… Read More

Tapping into Private Debt: Unlocking Opportunity

Q1 2019

It’s tough to find capital to execute on ambitious plans to grow, acquire or turn things around in Canada, particularly if you’re looking for $1… Read More

Flying Under the Radar: The Dividend Recapitalization

Q4 2018

You’re an entrepreneur, and like many business owners, much of your wealth is tied up in your company. You still enjoy running the business, and… Read More

Buyers’ Perspectives in a Competitive M&A Market

Q3 2018

“Beauty is in the eye of the beholder”. It’s an age-old saying, but if you change a couple of words – the first and… Read More

Case Studies

CSR Cosmetic Solutions
The owner of CSR had taken over the business out of bankruptcy. After successfully building it into one of the largest cosmetic contract manufacturers in North America, he was ready for a well-deserved retirement. A previous sale attempt (by a top-tier accounting firm) was unsuccessful in 2015.

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