What’s the Deal? Q2 2018 – Industrials & Diversified Services Quarterly Review

Q2 2018 was another strong quarter for mid-market transactions. Within the industrial, diversified and oilfield services segments, Q2 saw 81 disclosed transactions where either the target company or the buyer were Canadian. Of the 81 transactions, 84% were in the Industrial & Diversified sector, 16% were in the Energy Sector. There were 16 transactions in the Industrial & Diversified sector …

May 2018 Sequeira Synopsis

Sequeira Energy Synopsis – May 2018 Newsletter

Our Sequeira OFS Index was virtually unchanged month-over-month to the end of May, though was up 1.5% year-over-year. Rigs continue to be added in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin (WCSB) after a weaker than expected Q1 F18, which was largely attributable to colder than normal weather conditions. With spring break-up over, activity has been picking up and all indications are …

Selling your business: the emotional price tag

On the surface, the process of selling a business is much of what you’d expect: valuations, numbers, negotiations and legal documentation. But, dig a little deeper, and it becomes apparent that the softer, non-financial matters can be just as critical to a transaction’s success. Recently, I sat down with a father and son partnership who had been working together in …

Sequeira Energy Synopsis – April 2018 Newsletter

Our Sequeira OFS Index increased 5% month-over-month to the end of April though was down 5% year-over-year. While spring break-up is in effect, Q1 2018 earnings season is getting started. Precision Drilling reported solid Q1 results on strengthening activity levels in the United States. In Canada, Precision noted that operators remain focused on capital discipline and experienced similar activity levels …