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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…

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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

Insights from the Coller Capital Global Private Equity Barometer

While the private equity industry is continuing to grow, its shape is starting to become fixed, according to Coller Capital’s latest Global Private Equity… Read More

Hockeystick’s Taxonomy: Leveraging Standardized Data in Canada’s Private Capital Ecosystem

Hockeystick has been supporting financial reporting for private companies for many years. The company’s aim is to provide accurate data by drawing from a… Read More

Broadening the Investment Framework for Canadian Infrastructure

First proposed in the 2016 fall economic statement, Canada’s new infrastructure bank is a tool to help the federal government allocate $35 billion towards… Read More

Benefits of Outsourcing Fund Administration

Written by Justin Krieger, CommonWealth Fund Services Ltd. In the years since the financial market correction, the fund administration industry has experienced great… Read More

A Winning Strategy: Why Revenue Financing is Moneyball for Tech Startups

By Greg Smith, Chief Investment Officer TIMIA Capital I don’t know why I love baseball. Perhaps it’s my optimistic nature that no game is… 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

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

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

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