July 18, 2022

Canada sees slowdown in dealmaking in the first half of 2022

Dealmaking in Canada has seen a downturn this year as private equity firms have slowed on deploying capital due to various economic factors. Partner and head of the firm’s Private Equity practice Michael Akkawi spoke with BNN Bloomberg about the current state of Canada’s market.

Read: Q3 Torys Quarterly: Spotlight on U.S. business

“Despite the pullback, private equity firms still have an obligation to deploy their capital—and, ultimately, they will,” Michael said.

"The smart private equity players will use this time of uncertainty to buy companies at a depressed value.”

You can read more about our Private Equity work on our practice page.

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