A world leader in mid-market mergers and acquisitions since 1956.

Capital Ideas Newsletter Q2 2015

This issue of Capital Ideas, our quarterly newsletter dedicated to business selling, business buying and financial resources for mid-market companies.


Middle Market Business Insights


Transactional Overview

Capital IQ and other sources show a total of 656 announced M&A deals in Canada for the first quarter of 2015. This number is down 7% from the previous quarter and 15% from the peak of M&A activity in 2014. The total value was $45B in the first quarter, a decrease of 46% from 2014... Read more


Transportation & Logistics Newsletter


The Transportation & Logistics industry had a mixed start to the year. The volume of deals in the first half of 2015 was lower than the second half of 2014, while transaction value was higher. This was caused by a few megadeals taking place, such as Industry Funds Management Australia’s acquisition of ITR Concession Co. for $5.7 billion... Read more

International M&A

If you’re interested in making an international acquisition, let us know! We’ll be at an international conference in Hamburg, Germany in May with our partners. We would love to put you in front of our European partners.




About CFA

Corporate Finance Associates (CFA) is a founding member of ICFG, the 14th largest mid-market M&A firm in the world with over 40 offices in North and South America, Europe, and Asia. Since 1956, CFA has completed more than 5,000 transactions. CFA is ranked among the top ten of mid-market investment banks in North America and top eight in Canada by Thomson Reuters.



CFA is actively seeking experienced M&A advisors with a track record of completed transactions and a passion for excellence to join their outstanding team. If you are interested, please send your resume to info@cfaw.ca.



For additional information contact:

Douglas Nix, CA | Vice Chairman
Corporate Finance Associates | Toronto West | 905-845-4340 x211 | info@cfaw.ca