Mergers

6 Mistakes To Avoid When Dealing With A Major Merger Or Acquisition

Evan Thompson | Posted 06.08.2016 | Canada Business
Evan Thompson

Here are six common mistakes on the part of buyers and sellers that can lead to difficult or unsuccessful business acquisitions. #1: A lack of succes...

What Starwood And Marriott Can Learn From 'The Brady Bunch'

Rhonda Scharf | Posted 04.14.2016 | Canada Business
Rhonda Scharf

Last week the approved merger of Starwood Hotels and Resorts with Marriott International was announced. It is like the blending of two very successful, independent, and somewhat competitive families. Looks great on the outside, but the merger is not always great for the families (or the employees).

Quebec's Proposed Health Care Reform Ignores Scientific Evidence

François Béland | Posted 01.26.2015 | Canada Politics
François Béland

Scientific evidence does not support the presumption of Bill 10 that there will be a reduction in bureaucracy with the centralization of decision-making. National and international experience has shown time and time again that the proposed reform will not have the desired effects and, in fact, will make healthcare delivery more complex.

Shadows of Liberty Peels Back The Corporate Layers of Mainstream Media

Hina P. Ansari | Posted 04.21.2013 | Canada
Hina P. Ansari

This isn't a newsflash when I publicly declare that we're constantly bombarded by the noise of politicos professing their strategic talking points, su...

TMX Still Hungry For Global Expansion

The Canadian Press | Mary Gazze | Posted 08.30.2011 | Canada Business

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- TORONTO - TMX Group's hunger for global expansion has not been blunted by the sudden death of its plan to merge with the London ...

Failure To Merge

The Canadian Press | Posted 08.29.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- TORONTO - The operators of the Toronto and London stock exchanges have killed a $3.7-billion proposed merger, saying the controv...