Motorleaf secured US $2.85M seed funding from Radicle Growth, Desjardins Capital, Real Ventures, Fluxunit/OSRAM, BDC Capital, 500 Startups Canada
Eli Lilly and Company to acquire 100% of AurKa Pharma from TVM Capital Life Science, acquiring 100% of oncology compound AK-01 which was sold to TVM in 2016.
Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) backed Metro Supply Chain Group acquired total E-com Home Delivery
Brightspark hired Jacques Perreault, Desjardins Capital's AVP of Technology Investments, as Senior Partner
CGI (TSX: GIB.A; NYSE: GIB) to repurchase and cancel 3,634,729 Class A subordinate voting shares held by Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) for $272.82M.
Quebecor (TSX: QBR.A, QBR.B) and Quebecor Media to repurchase 17,628,911 Quebecor Media shares held by Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) for $1.69B
Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and Fonds de solidarité backed IPL Plastics filed for initial public offering (IPO) on TSX
La Coop fédérée closed $100M second trance of $200M preferred investment with National Bank of Canada, Fonds de solidarité, Fondaction, Capital régional et coopératif Desjardins (CRCD).
Government-funded BioAmber files for voluntary petition for relief under Chapter 11 in the US and BioAmber Sarnia Inc. and BioAmber Canada Inc. filed the proposal under Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (Canada)
MILA – Quebec Artificial Intelligence Institute hired Valérie Pisano, Chief Talent Officer for Cirque du Soleilas, as President & CEO
GP Strategies (NYSE: GPX) acquired IC Axon from Brooks Capital Group and Merck Capital Ventures for US $ million
Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec to invest $40M, backing Stingray Digital Group's $506M acquisition of Newfoundland Capital Corporation