Against a backdrop of the slowest first quarter of global M&A in ten years, Q1 2012 continued to be a busy one for Canadian dealmakers with M&A values and volumes up 24% and 7% respectively compared to the final quarter of 2011. 776 Canadian M&A transactions worth $48.7 billion were announced in Q1 2012, with domestic buying activity rising by 38%. Notable trends from the first quarter include:
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