The Canadian FS M&A Newsletter provides a market update and summary of key trends from the insurance, asset & wealth management, and banking sectors.
This Deal Advisory quarterly update focuses on the Canadian financial services M&A market. Each publication will provide a quarterly summary of the trends and highlights from the insurance, asset & wealth management, and banking/FinTech sectors.
Our opening newsletter launches against a backdrop of North American megadeals in the first quarter of 2019. The Canadian financial services sector has also enjoyed a strong start to 2019 in both deal volume and value. The industry is reporting the second highest deal volume in the any quarter since 2016. There were 36 transactions in Canadian financial services in the first quarter of 2019 which was up 33 percent over Q4 2018. By deal value, this represented CAD 6.8 billion of transactions, up significantly over previous quarters.
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