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  • The Meghan Markle Effect: Styles to Steal While You Still CanFebruary 15, 2018

    As her profile catapults in the wake of engagement to a UK royal, Meghan Markle’s fashion choices have put her in a position to make or break a fashion line. She made it clear that her affinity for suits goes far beyond the television set when she broke from social expectations recently, sporting an … Read more »

  • Are we witnessing the death of old-fashioned conglomerates in Europe?February 8, 2018

    General Electric recently re-ignited speculation the company could be the next big conglomerate to break-up, with CEO John Flannery, admitting that the company is “looking aggressively” at a spin-off or other ways to get the most out of its power, aviation, and healthcare units. “I would categorize … Read more »

  • M&A and Management Due Diligence: Lessons from NBA Draft PicksFebruary 1, 2018

    Back in 2007, the Houston Rockets were testing a mathematical model to assess potential draft picks. That year, the model favored a young player named Marc Gasol, a seven-foot-one center. As it happened, a shirtless photo of Marc circulated amongst the Rockets scouts. The photo revealed Marc’s pudgy … Read more »

  • What exactly is Amazon scheming in the healthcare sphere?January 25, 2018

    Amazon continues to stay mum on its healthcare ambitions but if you put the pieces together, it’s clear there’s some sort of play in the works. This past year, rumors swirled around the clandestine 1492 lab, focused, among other things, on electronic medical records and telemedicine. Then there was … Read more »

  • Infographic: Canadian M&A Market Recap For December 2017January 18, 2018

    Market Update One hundred and eighty-seven Canadian M&A transactions closed in December. Year to date, M&A closed deal count is 3.4% higher than the comparable period in 2016. The Canadian dollar depreciated relative to the U.S. dollar by 2.21 cents, ending the month at 80 cents. WTI Crude oil rose … Read more »