Industries in Canada are transforming rapidly, and investors and sector participants are moving on new opportunities and avenues for growth. Read our analysis in the latest Torys Quarterly.
Canada’s financial services are meeting the challenges of regulatory oversight and bringing fresh opportunities to investors, which is stirring M&A. For institutional and other investors, emerging emphasis on longer-term assets, such as real estate and infrastructure, are generating creative approaches to investment.
Rising commodity prices and a confluence of economic factors are driving growth in the energy sector. At the same time, climate change is steering energy and resource players in new directions as they leverage new technologies and opportunities.
After the disruption of the pandemic, the economic recovery for some hangs in the balance. Another result of the pandemic is that the role of technology is becoming ever more critical to companies in retail and other areas where a digital presence is paramount for success. We are seeing the pull from all industries to integrate tech into their businesses resulting in exponential growth and transformation.
The life sciences are experiencing a surge in growth. Players in the space will want to keep an eye on this fast-paced evolution while being mindful of the highly regulated nature of this sector.
Opportunities are increasing for investment in real estate in Canada. An aging population, a critical need for more infrastructure to support sectors like the life sciences, and heightened interest from investors in assets with long-term, stable returns are all driving activity in the sector.