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How PE Firms Can Effectively Link Talent Acquisition to Strategy

On March 7, the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (CVCA) hosted an event for private equity investors on pre-investment talent assessment, acquiring top…

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2017: Rebound Year for Canadian Private Equity; Increase In Mega Deals Drives Canadian VC

Canadian venture capital investment grew 11% in 2017 with $3.5B invested over 592 deals compared to the $3.2B invested over 534 deals in 2016. This… Read More

AWARD SPOTLIGHT: Novacap Management Winner of CVCA’s 2017 Private Capital Regional Impact Award for Fibrenoire Technologies

(Left To Right: Jean-François Lévesque, formerly CTO & Co-Founder at Fibrenoire, currently CEO & Co-Founder at Obkio; Rémi Fournier, VP Sales & Engineering & Co-Founder… Read More

Creative Energy: Behind the Deal with InstarAGF Asset Management

On Feb. 13, 2018, Vancouver-based Creative Energy announced a new partnership with InstarAGF Asset Management, an independent alternative asset management firm focused on… Read More

Practical Considerations for Raising Capital As A Startup Company

Raising money to get a new business off the ground is one of the most challenging obstacles an entrepreneur must overcome. Generally, initial capital is… Read More

How New IFRS Accounting Rules (IFRS 15) Can Turn A Good Deal Into A Bad One

Changes to the reporting standards for revenue from contracts took effect on Jan. 1, 2018, and they have the potential to change a good acquisition… Read More

2017 Year-in-Review VC & PE Activity: CVCA Data Sneak Peek

Trailblazer Mega-Deals Define 2017 VC Landscape; Phenomenal Year for Canadian PE. The CVCA will be publishing its final 2017 Year-in-Review VC & PE Canadian Market… Read More

CVCA Embarks On VC & PE Diversity & Inclusion Initiatives In Spirit Of IWD 2018

The CVCA is organizing and involved with various industry events around the lead-up for IWD 2018. 2018’s theme for International Women’s Day is #PressForProgress,… Read More

You’re Not Alone

The Mental Health Of Canada’s Entrepreneurs and Funders. Sue Miller has been active in the Canadian and Alberta innovation ecosystem since the early 2000s and… Read More

Seven Key Trends Shaping ESG

From climate change to human rights, PEI’s Graeme Kerr highlights the issues driving the ESG agenda at private equity firms. There is a quiet… Read More

Private Equity’s Sandra Bosela & The Strength Of Influence

“I don’t think I have been held back in any way because I’m a woman. In some ways, I think it helped me.” It was… Read More

SKYTRAC Systems Limited: Behind The Deal With Roynat Equity Partners

On Oct. 24 2017, Roynat Equity Partners announced the sale of its equity ownership interest in SKYTRAC Systems Limited to Drew Marine,… Read More

The Impact of ESG And Stakeholder Engagement in Private Capital Investing

The practice of considering environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues in investing has evolved significantly over the past two decades, reflecting greater public and stakeholder… Read More