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Canadian venture capital investments ramp up in 2016

A total of $2.5 billion was raised for 446 deals in Canada’s VC market in the first nine months of the year, the best in dollar terms since 2001 and in number of deals since 2005

ASC orders former broker to pay more than $500,000 for violating securities laws

Jim Prentice will evaluate investment opportunities in Canada’s energy sector

Spain-based travel services company called a “terrific opportunity”

The relative pricing of Canadian assets, accessible leverage markets and a weak C$ are leading investors into private equity

Exchange operator aims to create a leading venue for providing liquidity for private securities

Antares Capital acquisition further concentrates the pension plan’s portfolio in less-liquid alternative investments

Chicago-based private equity lender will give pension fund a significant presence in U.S. lending sector

Northleaf Capital to manage expanded Canadian fund-of-funds program

Heightened scrutiny from state insurance regulators will be a headwind

Private equity firm buy financial data and research firm