US PE Shops Look North for Deals

Hahn, Avital Louria
January 2006
Investment Dealers' Digest;1/9/2006, Vol. 72 Issue 1, p8
Trade Publication
The article presents information on the increasing interest in business towards Canada by the U.S. equity firms. Some buyout shops are looking to Canada, where deals have been easier to come by. But Canadian private equity firms have been gaining momentum in their own right, and bankers predict that their increased activity soon will make Canada a more competitive market. Some experts believes that the final tally for overall buyouts of Canadian companies by US private equity investors in 2005 may only draw even with the total for 2004, which saw some large deals.


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