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Highly Specialized Investment School Program To Prime Next-Gen of VC & PE Pros

Photo: Mark Healy, Executive Director, The Ivey Academy at the Ivey Business School (Left) and Gregory Phipps, Faculty Director, Canadian Private Capital Investment School (Right). It’s getting…

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EnvironeX Group Inc.: Behind The Exit With Persistence Capital Partners

On Oct. 31, Montreal and Toronto-based private equity firm, Persistence Capital Partners announced the acquisition of their portfolio company, EnvironeX Group Inc. by… Read More

How Clairvest Is Making Positive Changes In Canadian Communities

Clairvest Group, Inc., a Toronto-based private equity firm, takes the 2018 CVCA Private Capital Regional Impact Award for its investment partnership with Kitchener-based… Read More

Diversity And Inclusion Evolution: The Limited Partner Perspective

It’s been almost two years since the CVCA formed its Diversity and Inclusion Committee. Since then, we’ve hosted and have engaged in numerous discussions and… Read More

Capturing Deal Value: Enabling Digital Capabilities Through M&A

Since 2016, corporate buyers have increasingly targeted acquisitions of technology/digital companies. According to PwC’s 2018 mid-year deals report – four out of ten acquisitions of… Read More

Q3 2018 VC & PE Activity: CVCA Data Sneak Peek

According to preliminary data (final data is targeted to be published on November 22), VC investment slowed from its record pace last year. $651M… Read More

Behind The Joint Venture With FirePower Capital

On Sept. 28, Toronto-based investment bank and credit investor, FirePower Capital, announced it had entered into a joint venture with New York City-based… Read More

The Newest Face Of Corporate Trust And Responsibility

Ken Ip, Director of Engineering at Hockeystick teamed up with Jason Brenier, Vice President of Strategy at Georgian Partners to analyze the area of… Read More

Case By Case: Tax Deductions In Merger And Acquisition Transactions

As merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions continue to grow in scale and complexity, so have the associated transaction costs. Consequently, it makes the tax treatment… Read More

H1 2018: Third $1B Quarter In Last Twelve Months Propels VC Momentum; All PE Segments Slowing With Overall Activity Eclipsed By Two Mega Deals

VC: Five-year upward trend shows no signs of slowing for the remainder of 2018 Venture capital investment in Canada continued its five-year upward trajectory in… Read More

CVCA Central One-On-One: Q&A With Canada Infrastructure Bank President and CEO, Pierre Lavallée

With the arrival of Canada Infrastructure Bank’s President and CEO, Pierre Lavallée, on June 18, the bank has accelerated operations with Mr. Lavallée actively building… Read More

#IC18 Spotlight: How You Can Champion Diversity And Inclusion In Your Workplace

CVCA’s annual conference, Invest Canada ‘18, held in Calgary on June 5-7, had a strong emphasis on diversity and inclusion, with a half-day event designed… Read More

Meet The Former Executive Leading A Mental Health Movement In Corporate Canada

This article is an exclusive recap of the “Ensuring Mental Resilience for the Relentless Pace” presentation which was covered at the GP-only meeting at #IC18. Read More