5 mining IPOs on Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE) prevented total collapse of Canadian IPO market in Q4 2022. 2022: CSE led with 26 IPOs or 62% of non-CPC/SPAC IPOs; 31 mining IPOs accounted for 74% of non-CPC/SPAC IPOs. Continue Reading

Bain Capital held initial (or final) close for its fifth Asia focused buyout fund. Canadian investors, including British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (BCI) and CPP Investments, committed US $377M as part of the close. Stikeman Elliott LLP acted as Canadian legal counsel to Bain Capital. Continue Reading

Canadian Financings DOTW: Inter Pipeline Ltd. (TSX: IPL) closed All-Canadian private placement of $1.25B of Senior Unsecured Notes led by CIBC World Markets Inc., National Bank Financial Inc., RBC Dominion Securities Inc. Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP acted as legal counsel to Inter Pipeline. Continue Reading

Many questions about Canada Growth Fund (CGF) which will likely to further exacerbate existing government dominance by SDTC (Sustainable Development Technology Canada) and BDC, be short of it being able to attract a robust cohort of private sector investors to invest alongside it. Continue Reading