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Appointment of Mr. David Cormier

David Cormier has joined Oaklins E. Canada as Vice President & Director, Business Development. He is an investment banker with more than 11 years of experience in Asia in equity and equity derivatives sales and more than 6 years as a portfolio manager for global investment funds. In Asia, David was successful in developing business with both domestic and foreign institutional clients. Strategic, he created…

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Cad Railway Industries acquires Caltrax

Transaction creates pan-Canadian network, expands service offering, strengthens industry expertise, and serves as a catalyst for growth for both companies. Lachine, Quebec December 19th 2017 – Oaklins is proud to announce that Cad Railway Industries Ltd. (“Cad”), the largest rolling-stock repair and remanufacturing facility in Canada, has acquired Caltrax Inc., a full service independent railcar repair service facility based in Calgary, Alberta. The transaction strengthens the combined company’s position as the…

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How long will it take to sell my business?

There are several factors that can affect the time frame for selling a business. Typically, selling a business takes 9 to 12 months from the time the shareholder chooses an M&A advisory firm. However, this time frame can vary depending on several factors including the state of the economy and factors specific to the company. The preparation phase of the transaction typically takes 6 to…

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Appointment of Mr. Pierre Mathieu

Fausto Levy, Executive Chairman of Oaklins E. Canada (previously FTM Synergis Capital Inc.), is pleased to announce the appointment of Pierre Mathieu as a senior partner within Oaklins E. Canada. Before joining the Firm, Mr. Mathieu held various executive positions at Desjardins Group and Bombardier Transportation in Canada and overseas. More specifically, he served as Vice President, Partnerships and Acquisitions at Desjardins and Vice President,…

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How much is my business worth?

Whether you are ready to sell your business or buy back other shareholders, the first step is to determine how much your business is worth. Unlike a listed company, a private company does not have an immediately available price resulting from the appetite of investors wishing to buy a share on the public market. So how much is your business worth? The short answer is:…

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Mergers & Acquisitions conference presented by Les Affaires

Oaklins E. Canada is proud to sponsor the first Mergers & Acquisitions conference, presented by Les Affaires, on June 7h, 2017 in Montreal. Mr. Yves Sicard, Executive Vice President and Managing Partner of Oaklins E. Canada, will give a lecture entitled “Develop an acquisition strategy that fits your company profile”: Narrow your search criteria based on your strategic motivations Detect warning signs to help identifying potential…

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Appointment of Mr. Patrice Gauvin

 Fausto Levy, Executive Chairman of Oaklins E. Canada (previously FTM Synergis Capital Inc.), is pleased to announce the appointment of Patrice Gauvin as a senior partner in Oaklins E. Canada. Mr. Gauvin has more than 25 years of experience in corporate development, M&A and special advisory services. He previously worked at Heroux-Devtek as Vice President responsible for Corporate Development, including mergers and acquisitions. Prior to…

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FTM Synergis Capital becomes Oaklins, creating a new international investment bank dedicated to mid-market, leveraged by its presence in 40 countries.

FTM Synergis Capital, Canadian partner of M&A International since 2011, becomes Oaklins E. Canada as members of the Alliance M&A International join together by adopting a single global brand and create Oaklins, a new international organization. From its launch, Oaklins is already one of the world’s largest investment banks (mergers & acquisitions and corporate finance consulting) exclusively dedicated to the mid-market. It benefits from a…

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