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Canada’s Tech Sector: An Economic Goliath

A new report by the Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship illustrates the impact and contribution of Canada’s impressive tech sector on the economy and workforce.

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The IPO Drought: What does it mean for private investors?

By Carolyn Goard, Senior Communications Manager, Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association There’s no doubt the private capital industry has witnessed a decrease in… Read More

10 things your boss won’t tell you when you start your new VC/PE gig

By the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association Most of us starting out in private equity and venture capital have never invested in private… Read More

How advances in Data & Analytics are elevating the science of the deal

Article originally published in May 2016 edition of Private Capital Magazine By John Cho (National Practice Leader, Partner, Transaction Services) 
 and Eugene Chan (Data… Read More

CPPIB announces appointments to senior management team

Mark Machin, President & CEO of Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has announced the following appointments: Alain Carrier has been appointed Senior Managing Director,… Read More

Buyer beware: If you underestimate the importance of cybersecurity during due diligence, you will pay the consequences

Article originally published in May 2016 edition of Private Capital Magazine By Imran Ahmad Partner, Cybersecurity Practice, Miller Thomson LLP Imagine the following scenario:… Read More

A look at 4 alternative financing structures & their benefits

There’s no doubt that PE and VC firms are well aware of the various risk factors that come to light when making an investment in… Read More

Roads to riches: A look at alternative financing structures and the implications for raising growth capital

Article originally published in May 2016 edition of Private Capital Magazine By Ben Gibbons Partner, Corporate Finance, Collins Barrow Toronto LLP While private equity… Read More

A protective stance: How to fully realize the benefits of Representations & Warranties Insurance

Article originally published in May 2016 edition of Private Capital Magazine. By Robyn Weber Vice-president, Private Equity Practice Leader, HUB International In the past… Read More

Participate in the 2016 CVCA & McLagan Compensation Benchmark and Pay Practice Survey

Are you rewarding and performing? Attracting, managing and rewarding best-in-class human capital is critical to your firm’s success. That’s why McLagan (an Aon company),… Read More

Investing with heart: Why doing good is good business

Article originally published in May 2016 edition of Private Capital Magazine By Adam Spence Co-founder, MaRS Centre for Impact Investing The Lucky Iron Fish… Read More

The “Achilles Heel” in deal making due diligence

Understanding why the expectations of so many deals are not realized By Jerry Tarasofsky, CEO and Founder of CSI Diagnostics, CVCA Guest Author… Read More

CVCA names venture capital and private equity ‘Deal of the Year’ Award recipients

The Canadian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (CVCA) announced winners of its annual Deal of the Year Awards during its 2016 Annual Conference in… Read More