Funds

PFM Capital holds $80M initial close for Apex III Investment Fund

PFM Capital Inc. held $80 million close for Apex III Investment Fund Limited Partnership

Integrated Private Debt Fund VI closes at $843M

IAM Private Debt Group, the private debt unit of Integrated Asset Management Corp. (TSX: IAM), closed Integrated Private Debt Fund VI, its largest at $843M

Eclipse Fund III closes at US $500M

Eclipse Ventures held an initial and final close for Eclipse Fund III with US $500 million in capital commitments

Regimen Equity Partners final closes inaugural fund with over $60M

Regimen Equity Partners closed long-life private equity fund, Regimen Equity Partners Limited Partnership and Regimen Equity Partners Parallel Limited Partnership, with over $60 million in committed capital

People

CDPQ hires Martin Coiteux as Chief Economist, Charles Émond as EVP, Québec and Global Strategic Planning.

Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) added Martin Coiteux, as Chief Economist, Charles Émond, as EVP, Québec and Global Strategic Planning, to its executive committee

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Richard Remillard – Mental Health and Lost Productivity: A Perfect Storm?

Public and private resources have been mobilized in the battle against mental illness with the express purpose, amongst others, of improving productivity but with less than entirely clear results so far.

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Analysis

Last business day before Christmas, the busiest financing closing day

The last business day before Christmas was the busiest financing closing day with the closing of 53, 86 and 75 financings respectively in 2016, 2017 and 2018.

US VCs, International Corporate VCs primary backers of Canadian startups

US VCs invested $439M, 2.7 times of the $162M invested by Canadian VCs. International CVCs invested $120M, ranking 3rd behind US VCs and Canadian VCs.

Foreign investors play ever important role in Canadian VC ecosystem

Every VC dollar raised by Canadian companies, 55 cents from foreign sources with almost 40 cents from USA alone, only 45 cents from Canadian sources.

Canadian Venture Capital 2017 First Half Report

CPE Media released its inaugural and ground-breaking report into venture capital (VC) activity in Canada for first half (H1) of 2017.