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Schwartz and Reisman propose to take Indigo Books & Music private for $25.6M

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Gerald W. Schwartz, controlling shareholder of Indigo, along with spouse Heather M. Reisman proposed to take Indigo Books & Music private for $25.6M to minority shareholders.

Wealthsimple raises $163M for 2 private funds

Ted Liu

Wealthsimple Financial wholly owned subsidiary Wealthsimple Investments Inc. raised $162.63M in aggregated fundraising for two private funds, Wealthsimple Venture Fund I and Wealthsimple Private Credit Fund 1 Trust.

Morgan Stanley backed Alliance Technical Group acquires ORTECH Consulting

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Morgan Stanley Capital Partners backed Alliance Technical Group acquired ORTECH Consulting Inc. from principals Scott Manser, Steve Thorndyke, and Chris Belore.

Wisedocs secures US $9.5M Series A

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Connor Atchison and Jenna Earnshaw founded Wisedocs secures US $9.5M Series A funding led by Information Venture Partners, with participation of Thomson Reuters Ventures and ManchesterStory.

HarbourVest Partners secures $189.7M for Canada Growth Fund III

Ted Liu

Harbourvest Partners raised $189.7M for third Venture Capital Catalyst Initiative (VCCI) backed fund of funds, HarbourVest Canada Growth Fund III L.P

CBIV final closes Women’s and Children’s Health Technology Fund at US $90M+

Ted Liu

Dr. Annie Thériault and Donna Parr led Cross-Border Impact Ventures held final close for its inaugural women's and children's health technology family of funds with US $90M+.

Spellbook completes US $20M Series A

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Spellbook closes its tranched US $20M Series A funding led by Inovia Capital with participation of Thomson Reuters Ventures, The Legaltech Fund, Bling Capital, Moxxie Ventures, Concrete Ventures, Path Ventures, N49P and Good News Ventures.

Objectway acquires National Bank backed Nest Wealth

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Objectway SpA acquired Nest Wealth Asset Management Inc. from founder Randy Cass, National Bank of Canada, and other shareholders.

Brookfield’s DexKo Global acquires Cerka Industries

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Brookfield Business Partners' DexKo Global Inc. acquired Cerka Industries Ltd. from Leigh-Ann Morris and Cerka family.

Kohlberg & Company backed Myers EPS acquires Storage Power Solutions

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Kohlberg & Company and Graham Partners backed Myers Emergency Power Systems (Myers EPS) acquired Storage Power Solutions from founders Laszlo Lakatos-Hayward and Mike Oreskovic

Bow River Capital backed One10 acquires First Lorandus Global

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Bow River Capital backed One10 acquired First Lorandus Global from founder Stephen Cook for undisclosed amount.

Thomson Reuters acquires World Business Media (WBM)

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Thomson Reuters acquired World Business Media Limited (WBM) from Peter S. Hastie, Timothy Riddell, and others. WBM business will join Reuters News division of Thomson Reuters.

Springdel secures $5M Series A led by Carbide Ventures

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Calvin Chung and Dr. Afzal Mawji founded Springdel Technologies Incorporated secured $5M Series A funding led by Carbide Ventures with participation of Beyond Ventures.

KPMG Private Enterprise acquires Ruby Stein Wagner

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KPMG Private Enterprise acquired accounting and advisory firm Ruby Stein Wagner from partners Hachem Halabi, Joseph Havas, Kyriakos Linardakis, and Peter Linardakis.

AGF to acquire majority of Kensington Capital Partners

Ted Liu

AGF Private Capital, AGF Management Limited's private markets business, to acquire majority of Kensington Capital Partners Limited. Kensington’s senior managing directors, Tom Kennedy, Richard Nathan and Eamonn McConnell, will continue to manage Kensington, working closely with Ash Lawrence, Head of AGF Private Capital.

ArenaX Labs secures US $6M seed financing

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Brandon Da Silva, Wei Xie, and Dylan Pereira founded ArenaX Labs secured US $6M seed funding led by Framework Ventures with participation of SevenX Ventures, FunPlus, Xterio and Moore Strategic Ventures.

Samsung SDI to invest US $18.5M in Canada Nickel for 8.7% stake

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Canada Nickel Company entered US $18.5M subscription agreement (for 8.7% stake) and US $100.5M Crawford project offtake agreement with Samsung SDI Co., Ltd. which will become second largest shareholder in Canada Nickel behind Agnico Eagle Mines Limited

Requity Homes secures $26M debt and equity funding

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Amy Ding led Requity Homes secured $26M in debt and equity funding led by Highline Beta and Chinese investor Sam Hanhui Sun, with participation of Boardwalk Ventures, Conconi Growth Partners, Archangel Network of Funds, and private investors.