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Deals driver (February 2019): automotive trends and transactions

Deals driver (February 2019)

Deals driver provides a snapshot of the market forces driving mergers and acquisitions


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Disruption is familiar territory for Canada's auto industry. Yet as new trends, economic shifts, trade issues, and technological advances come into focus, more challenges and opportunities lie ahead.

No doubt, the industry has reached an inflection point. It's a fork in the road formed by both domestic and international factors, not the least of which being General Motor's decision to close its Oshawa plant, cross-border tariffs, customer trends, and trade challenges south of our border. Together, these factors influence how car makers respond to market demands and reshape the roles that both original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and their suppliers play within an ever- evolving supply chain.

Deals driver provides a snapshot of automotive trends and the merger and acquisition activity in the automotive industry, along with current valuations of publicly traded companies.

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