Third quarter of 2012 saw 599 announced Canadian M&A transactions worth $58.6-billion
Global numbers comparable, down 38 per cent, 19 per cent, respectively, according to Ernst & Young
Canuck firms announced $15-billion in European deals in second quarter of 2012, according to PwC
Firm says the slower M&A pace likely reflects a healthier chemicals industry
Cash-rich companies around the world are reticent to make big acquisitions after four years of a tentative global economic recovery.
Strong dollar, high commodities boosting M&A activity
Western provinces more likely to make mergers and acquisitions
A new report outlines six reasons why Canadians will be at the forefront of global energy mergers and acquisitions.