Firms Smell Blood in Trust Waters

Macfadyen, Ken
November 2006
Investment Dealers' Digest;11/20/2006, Vol. 72 Issue 44, p4
Trade Publication
The article reports on the business opportunities brought about by the collapse of the income trust market in Canada for private equity investments. The country's private equity market has long endured the second spot after income trust markets because companies that need capital resorted almost for income-trust investments. However, after Canadian Finance Minister Jim Flaherty's action of pulling out from the tax loophole for the income trust market, private equity now becomes an alternative.


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