In the Canadian financial services industry, there were 26 M&A deals announced in Q3 2023, worth a total value of $45.5m, according to GlobalData’s Deals Database. The $41.3m acquisition of FLX Holding by Questrade Financial Group was the industry’s largest disclosed deal. GlobalData’s Banking and Payments Industry Mergers and Acquisitions Deals by Top Themes report for Q3 2023 unveils the driving forces behind the M&A activities in the industry, providing crucial insights into trends and shifts. Buy the report here.
In value terms, M&A activity in Canada decreased by 98% in Q3 2023 compared with the previous quarter’s total of $1.9bn and fell by 85% as compared to Q3 2022. Related deal volume decreased by 16% in Q3 2023 versus the previous quarter and was 30% higher than in Q3 2022.
The top-ranked financial advisors supporting these M&A deals in Canada in Q3 2023 were Bank of Montreal; E&P Financial Group; Eight Capital with 3, 1, 1 deals respectively.
The top-ranked legal advisorss supporting these M&A deals in Canada Q3 2023 were Blake, Cassels & Graydon; Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg; Fasken Martineau DuMoulin with 4, 2, 2 deals respectively.
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