Entrepreneurs expect to grow workforce this year
Disruption, innovation key to growth, survey says.
Partnership popularity grows as tool to counter low growth
EY survey reveals the appetite for mergers and acquisitions remains strong as well.
Companies looking for takeovers to cushion global slowdown: survey
Deal values are already up 35% on 2014, according to EY.
Record number of Canadian businesses looking at deals
EY survey reveals there’s opportunities for strategic and innovative deals despite iffy economic sentiment.
M&A market stagnant despite economic confidence: survey
Canadian companies focused on low-risk growth strategies.
Executives’ confidence in global economy up 24%: EY
Improved confidence means companies are planning on pursuing more M&A activity in the next 12 months, survey suggests.
Only 41% of companies approach divestments strategically: EY
Global report shows divestments take on greater strategic importance across sectors.
Oilpatch deals slow amid market uncertainty, foreign investment rules
Ernst & Young study recommends performance improvement programs to boost efficiency.
Canada is a “top 5” country for entrepreneurship: EY survey
The lending environment in Canada is improving more quickly than elsewhere in the G20.
Non-tax business unit leaders unfamiliar with tax risk management
Tax controversies, while not uncommon, are increasing according to Ernst & Young survey.
$117M class action settlement between Ernst & Young, Sino Forest
Chinese-Canadian company accused of fraudulently overstating assets.
Canadian mining deal value and volume down in 2012
Canada maintains high stake in global M&A activity.
Too few companies focused on improved working capital in 2013: Ernst & Young
Working capital management is too often a reactive, month-end exercise.
BRICs face growing competition as globalization creates new players
Ernst & Young report suggests growth in globalization is led by technology and cross-border flow of ideas.
Expect a flurry of ‘for sale’ signs throughout oilpatch: Ernst & Young
Report suggests a growing number of Canadian oil companies are shedding assets in Alberta’s oil patch.
Idled Cape Breton mill gets $1.5 million court approved cash injection
Money for NewPage’s Port Hawkesbury mill comes from a $15.8-million provincial fund to keep the mill in a so-called hot idle mode.
Canadians hungry for M&A: Ernst & Young
More Canadian companies intend to pursue acquisitions, bucking global statistics, according to a survey by Ernst & Young.
BC firm second bidder for idled NS paper mill
The court-appointed monitor overseeing efforts to sell a shuttered Cape Breton paper mill has named a second bidder interested in buying and operating the factory.
Troubled NS paper mills need to cut costs to survive
The ability for the troubled Bowater Mersey and Port Hawksury paper mills to cut costs will help determine whether or not they stay in operation.
Oil sands: Rising costs, labour biggest risks
Global economic issues, escalating costs and environmental issues are making it hard for oil sands companies to forecast and plan. More collaboration may be the answer, says Ernst & Young.
Business should build up “intrapreneurial” spirit: Ernst & Young
Oil and gas execs primed for investment
Positive business conditions in Canada are giving oil and gas companies the confidence to invest this year, although rising inflationary pressures could crimp their plans, says a Ernst & Young report.
Canada a top 10 renewable energy investor
When it comes to investment in renewable energy, Canada is among the world’s top 10, according to Ernst & Young’s Renewable energy country attractiveness indices.
Canada is a hot spot for renewable energy projects
Ontario’s Green Energy Act includes a Feed-in Tariff program…