In The News 2018-02-16T01:31:56+00:00

Q1 Capital News

The team at Q1 Capital regularly publishes a newsletter in which we discuss current trends in technology, M&A, and other topics. The articles written for the newsletter, along with other original content written by Q1 Capital team members, can be found on the Q1 Commentary page.

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We also pride ourselves on staying informed and up-to-date on topics of that are of interest to our clients and relevant to the work we carry out on their behalf. When we come across news items that are particularly noteworthy, we share them on the News Articles page.

Venture Capital is Not For Everyone

By | March 6th, 2018|Q1 Blog|

Venture capital plays a very important role in the capital markets and financing high potential growth companies but importantly, it is ONLY appropriate for certain types of companies and those that have phenomenal growth opportunities…a fact that many founders do not understand. Matching the appropriate type of capital to the company’s opportunity is key and in light of this need to match, we thought that the following article would provide founders with food for thought.

Canadian Transactions

By | March 31st, 2017|Market News|

March 2nd, 2017. Shoplogix acquired by FOG Software Group. Transaction Table here February 23rd, 2017. Halogen Software (TSE: HGN) acquired by Saba Software Inc. for aC$12.50 per share or C$293 million. February 23rd, 2017. BlueCat Networks was acquired by US

FOG Software Group Acquires Shoplogix

By | March 23rd, 2017|M&A News|

March 2nd, 2017. Shoplogix acquired by FOG Software Group, a division of Vela Software and Toronto-based Constellation Software, Inc. (TSX: CSU).  Founded in 2002, Oakville-based Shoplogix specialized in enterprise manufacturing intelligence (EMI) applications, providing companies with real-time

Deluxe Corp. acquires RDM Corp.

By | March 23rd, 2017|M&A News|

February 13th, 2017. Deluxe Corp. (NYSE: DLX)  agreed to pay approximately US$72 million for Waterloo-based RDM Corp. (TSX: RC), a Canadian provider of online banking software and digital marketing solutions for electronic payment processing.  Founded in 1987,

STI Technologies acquired by Quintiles IMS

By | March 23rd, 2017|M&A News|

February 21st, 2017.  Halifax-based STI Technologies was acquired by QuintilesIMS (NYSE: Q -), the world’s largest provider of biopharmaceutical development and commercial outsourcing services for an amount reported by to be about $200 million. Founded in

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