Private Equity

Our coverage of Private Equity is currently weak, but we'll ramp it up at some point. Send us tips using the contact button at the bottom right of the blog.

American private equity giant likely ensnared in Gary Ng's loan fraud
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Big name PE firm caught by rudimentary fraud!

Kompromat

Anthony Melman and a parable on SPACs
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Onex biggie Tony Melman and the Acasta SPAC misadventure.

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That time Brent Belzberg fought Imperial Capital
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A David v Goliath battle on Bay Street.

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Walter Global Asset Management wants to back money managers...sad!
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A wealthy Montreal family office wants to invest in emerging managers, for some reason.

Family offices

Cymbria: a Berkshire-like exit option for business owners looking to sell
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I buried the lead in my previous story on EdgePoint Wealth. What I should have said is that the founders of EdgePoint used $2.5 million in startup capital to create $1.5 billion (and counting) in value for their business in a little over 10 years. And at the

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Sagard Holdings, Power Corp's answer to Blackstone, has made $27 million since 2005
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Who is providing capital to media darling Wealthsimple? Power and affiliates? Wrong! You are clearly no Vladimir Putin. Companies don’t make decisions, humans make decisions. Paul Desmarais III is the driving force behind the fintech initiatives at Power. But Paul III is not in charge of Power. His father

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Joe Lewis, Tavistock, Newton Glassman and Callidus Capital, the distressed investor that went meta
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The saga of Callidus Capital as a public company is winding down with a shareholder vote later this month on a take private offer at $0.75 per share. The original IPO price was $14. The offer is from Braslyn, an affiliate of the Tavistock Group. Tavistock is the investment

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