Canada M&A Hits Brexit Roadblock After Roaring Start to 2016

  • U.S. election, market volatility slow deals in second quarter
  • Value of Canadian transactions hit $123 billion in first half

Mergers and acquisitions involving Canadian firms slid in the second quarter as market volatility, the U.S. election and the U.K.’s Brexit vote disrupted dealmaking, which reached a nine-year high of nearly $123 billion in the first half of the year.

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