Mergers & Acquisitions

Why Most Business Transactions Fail

PROFIT Business Cast

Selling a business doesn't always mean happily-ever-after. Here are 3 of the most common things that go wrong

Roger Hardy’s Next Big Thing


The founder explains his next ecommerce play: the acquisition of online shoe retailer

How Canada Became an Acquisitions Powerhouse


In the past 10 years, more Canadian companies have purchased foreign firms than vice versa. Find out who's buying what

Lessons from a Surprising Growth Sector

PROFIT Business Cast

In the age of Skype, Brian Robertson's business-travel firm is booming. Here's what he's learned about staying ahead

Why Today’s Startups Aim to Sell

For sale

Forget the long haul: a new survey shows the majority of emerging Canadian companies hope to be acquired within three years

One Proven Way to Increase Your Company’s Sale Price


Thinking of selling your business? Prepare and refine your corporate profile to make the process much faster, easier and more lucrative

Do Government Grants Actually Help Small Businesses?

Giving grant

Research says startups that get funding from the feds face some disadvantages. But the pros outweigh the cons

What Really Happens When You Sell Your Business


One retired business owner shares how he scored a happy exit—and what you can do to do the same

Buy Your Way to Innovation


Trying to spark innovation at your business? Check out that other company...

French Firm To Acquire Coastal Contacts


Vancouver-based eyewear firm behind to be bought for $430 million