TORONTO A C$3.8 billion ($3.83 billion) bid to take over the operator of the Toronto Stock Exchange came two steps closer to winning provincial approval on Thursday, driving up shares of TMX Group even though a competition review could still scupper the deal.
TORONTO, March 7 Small mineral exploration
companies live by a simple mantra: raise cash or perish. But in
today's tight financing market, that can make for some difficult
choices for those lucky enough to attract investor interest.
TORONTO, March 5 Mining investment is
about betting on the team behind a project as much as on the
project itself, according to the head of a boutique investment
bank that has backed some of Canada's biggest mining firms.
TORONTO BMO Capital Markets wants to lead more equity deals in the United States as it builds out capacity south of the border, a senior bank executive said in an interview.
TORONTO More U.S. investors are targeting Canadian companies for proxy battles to boost the value of their stakes, encouraged by favorable laws and activist attacks on such blue chips as Canadian Pacific Railway and Research In Motion.
TORONTO/NEW YORK Deep in the financial crisis, a Canadian pension fund entrusted with the nest eggs of 17 million workers bet a chunk of that money on Internet phone service Skype, venturing well outside its tradition of long-term, conservative investing.