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Ready To Seize The Impact Investing Opportunity?

Impact investing is on the rise, as more and more private equity (PE) investors look to achieve solid financial returns while also helping to solve…

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Canadian Business Growth Fund: Closing The Gap

Why don’t more Canadian companies grow to become global industry leaders? How did we go from being home to 18 such companies in 1990, compared… Read More

Private Equity Investment: Ownership Transitions Fuel Opportunities For Smaller Deals

A surging tide of ownership transitions represents a major growth opportunity for Canadian private equity investors, especially at the lower end of the market. While… Read More

Balancing Equality In Canadian Private Capital – My Thoughts For IWD

As we got closer to International Women’s Day, I was asked to give some thought as to where I stood on a number of the… Read More

ESG: What Do LPs Want From Their GPs?

Diversity and climate change are two of the issues that investors are most likely to focus on when scrutinizing a fund’s responsibility record, writes Victoria… Read More

Forget About The Health of Your Portfolios For A Minute

Instead of talking about the health of our investments, let’s talk about the health of our entrepreneurs and colleagues. As investors, we are continually checking… Read More

Don’t Acquire The Threat: Cyber Due Diligence For Private Equity

Don’t Acquire The Threat: Cyber Due Diligence For Private Equity is a contribution to CVCA Central from CVCA member RSM Canada. In today’s ever-evolving… Read More

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… 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

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

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

How Ireland Can Help Canadian Companies Go Global

If there’s one word that captures the aims of ambitious high-tech companies, it’s scale. It’s about hitting big numbers—whether that’s customers, ARR or valuation—fast. Scale… Read More