Mergers & Acquisitions

The Real Reason You Can’t Find Good Managers

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3 Key Charts: where managers come from, millennial do-gooding and the geography of mergers and acquisitions

Lessons 2014: Collaborate and Conquer

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Last year, major companies decided that what they couldn't do well themselves they were better off doing together. A look at some of 2014's biggest partnerships and what you can learn from them.

Lessons in Diversification from Cineplex’s Ellis Jacob

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The entertainment mogul talks about integrating new acquisitions and what he's learned over three decades in the business

Slash Trade Show Costs by Going Virtual

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In this week's Export Wire: How to attend an exhibition from your own office; Canadian exports are still under-performing; and CETA won't mean more M&As

Why Salesforce Loves Buying Canadian Startups

Salesforce COO George Hu speaking at the company’s Dreamforce conference in 2011. (Jakub Mosur/Salesforce)

"There's a crazy amount of innovation happening right now in Canada," says COO

Meet the Halifax Firm Taking on Disney

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In DHX, Michael Donovan has created a media company for the Netflix age. Here's how he built his empire

The potential pitfall of a Tim Hortons-Burger King merger

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A merger between Tim Hortons and Burger King makes sense financially. But merging corporate cultures is far more difficult

The Hidden Cost of M&As

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The company you've just bought might have a very different benefits plan than what you offer. Unless you plan carefully, it could cost you

The Smart Way to Prepare for a Merger

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Deals don't always work out as planned. As one firm has learned the hard way, it's essential to have a Plan B

Why So Many Growth Businesses are Eyeing M&A

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More and more dynamic companies are opting to buy others in their quest for expansion, according to a new report