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The shares were issued last month without a vote by shareholders

RBC’s capital markets group led underwriting for overall debt, Canadian corporate and government debt, total equity issuance, common stock issuance and secondary offerings

Regulators’ proposals would improve access to foreign markets

There was a 92% increase in the number of IPOs and a 146% increase in value compared with Q1 2016, representing the best Q1 since 2007, EY report finds

There were notably positive results in terms of volume and value of IPO deals during Q1: PWC report

The proposals aim to bolster the availability of independent research and enhancing the information that investors receive

Transition to shorter T+2 settlement now underway

Before the $400-million IPO, 2016 was shaping up to the worst year on record for IPOs, with less than $2 million in new issues, according to PwC’s quarterly report

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PwC report on new issues in Canada blames economic uncertainty, cites good news

Strong secondary market activity coming in the oil and gas sector

Canadian equity & equity-related issuance rose by 13.1% to $42.6 billion

Thirteen IPOs on the TSX accounted for the vast majority of the funds raised last year, according to PwC survey