Cross-Border M&A: Key Considerations for PE Funds

November 19, 2020 | (Online)
Webcast , Countries

Join Duff & Phelps and Davies for a webcast on key issues facing PE funds involved in cross-border M&A deals in Canada.

Schedule 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. (EST)

Discussion Topics

  • Overview of M&A activity in Canada
  • How the cost of capital, price metrics (e.g., EBITDA multiples) and deal activity differ by sector between the U.S. and Canada  
  • COVID-19 impacts: trends and considerations when doing due diligence and negotiating key deal terms
  • Financial due diligence: what to do, how to do it and what to look for
  • Purchase price, working capital and other pricing issues: how to thread the needle
  • Canada’s foreign investment and national security review regime: what’s changed and what hasn’t 
  • How to plan for a successful distressed M&A deal in Canada


  • Chris Nobes, Managing Director, Duff & Phelps
  • Zachary Booth, Vice President, Duff & Phelps
  • Jennifer Grossklaus, Partner, Davies
  • Brooke Jamison, Partner, Davies
  • Kevin Greenspoon, Partner, Davies
  • Anita Banicevic, Partner, Davies
  • Natalie Renner, Partner, Davies
  • Brooke Jamison, Partner, Davies (Moderator)

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