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Proposed sales tax changes to impact LPs and investment plans

Written by Mike Woollatt, CEO Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association The Department of Finance has released a consultation on sales tax changes…

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Planting the Seeds: Quebec Sows a Fertile PE Investment Landscape

By the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association It’s a strategy that’s worked well for Quebec’s culture sector. For many years, the province has… Read More

Cyber Insurance – What Do You Need to Know?

By Imran Ahmad Partner, Miller Thomson LLP Earlier this summer, when the University of Calgary was the victim of a ransomware attack,… Read More

KPMG Canada appoints Elio Luongo as new CEO for five-year term

KPMG LLP has hired Elio Luongo, currently Canadian Managing Partner of the company’s tax practice, as its new Chief Executive Officer beginning in October. Read More

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. Read More

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