2017 Transaction Market Update

The 2nd Annual Sequeira Partners Transaction Market Update was held on May 16th, 2017 at the Sandman Signature Hotel in Langley, BC.

The Sequeira Partners team outlined transaction trends on a global and regional level over the last year and provided commentary on future expectations.

A summary of the content shared is below:

Transaction Market Update

Boom or Bubble?

Global transaction activity continues to be strong in 2017. While quarterly transaction values started to decline in Q2 2016, transaction activity remains at historical highs.

Global Acitivity

Source: Pitchbook

Canadian deal values have increased 111% since 2010, with 2016 being the strongest year on record at 2,685 transactions totalling over CDN$330 billion in value.


Canadian Activity

Source: Crosbie & Co


North American EBITDA Multiples

*As of 3/31/2017

Source: Pitchbook


Private Equity

Source: GF Data


Emgerging Trends Edit


Active Industries