The Ontario Bar Association Franchise Law Section is a practice-specific group of professionals tasked with developing opportunities for the study and discussion of the franchising…
The purpose of due diligence is to evaluate the nature and value of what is being acquired as well as identifying potential issues, risks, and liabilities.
Recent reports indicate that 2018 was another strong year for mergers and acquisitions activity in Canada. Learn more.
A limited partnership is typically used for private equity funds in Canada. This allows ‘flow-through’ treatment for investors (ie, income tax is not paid at…
A wide range of private equity transactions is common in Canada, including going-private transactions, private investments in public companies and private company buyouts.
Franchise businesses have increasingly become a focus of M&A activity. This is in part due to greater interest and investment from private equity. Franchise systems present a valuable investment proposition for both strategic and financial investors.
The investment community has been increasingly interested in franchise systems as potential targets. They present a valuable investment proposition for strategic and financial investors.
Andrae J. Marrocco is pleased to join McMillan LLP as a partner.
Canada has a sophisticated capital markets system. Securities of both Canadian and foreign public companies can be listed and traded on several of Canada’s stock exchanges. The largest stock exchange in Canada is the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX).
Franchise systems present a valuable investment proposition for both strategic and financial investors. The franchise business model as an expansion strategy has been on the rise across the globe for many years, and its growth together with its contributions to national gross domestic product (GDP) and job creation have outperformed other sectors and business models.