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Maple sees progress on TMX takeover approval

Mar 15 2012

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.

PDAC-Quebec's Eagle Hill jumps at chance to raise cash

Mar 07 2012

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.

PDAC-Mining investment more science than gamble, banker says

Mar 05 2012

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.

BMO aims to lead more U.S. equity deals

Jan 30 2012

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.

U.S. activists eye Canadian proxy battles

Jan 20 2012

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.

Insight: The surprising strength of Canada's pension funds

Jan 12 2012

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.

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