Canadian M&A Insights Report - Winter 2018

Canadian M&A activity remained strong in 2017 with a 3.9% increase from 2016 in the number of companies sold, with a disclosed enterprise value totaling $88 billion. Canadian transactions were predominately domestic, with approximately 72% of deals completed by Canadian firms. For the coming year, low financing costs, cash-rich strategic buyers and a continued private equity overhang suggest that the strong M&A environment will likely endure. Read the report for more detail on trends, valuation multiples and deal activity.

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