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And you wonder why these guys are rich!
- 475%: annual increase in number of corporate IPOs on the TSX in 2010.
- 119%: annual increase in equity capital raised year to date in 2010 by TSX-V listed companies.
- 2,813: number announced M&A deals in 2010 involving a Canadian entity. 2,937: number of announced Canadian deals at all-time peak in 2007.
- $67.1 billion: Aggregate year to date value of corporate debt new issues; $64.4 billion: aggregate value in 2009; $38.5 billion: aggregate value in 2000.
- 13%: appreciation of the TSX since December 9, 2009. 9%: appreciation of the S&P 500 during the same period.
- $76 billion: estimated size of assets under management by Canadian PE and VC players.
- 28%: annual increase in venture capital dollars invested in Canada in 2010. 10.5%: three year net return on first quartile Canadian VC investments; -2.7%: three year return on the NASDAQ.
- 27%: year to date appreciation in price of gold. 12%: year to date appreciation in WTI crude.
- 48.6%: proportion of TSX (by market cap) represented by the energy and mining sectors in 2010; 27%: proportion of TSX (by market cap) represented by the energy and mining sectors in 2002.
- $5 billion: Amount paid by Onex & Canada Pension Plan to acquire British manufacturer Tomkins; #1 rank of deal on North American PE league tables (by size).
- $1.5 billion: high yield debt issued in Canada year to date 2010; 86: number of high yield issuers in Canada; non-existent: Canadian high yield market in 2000.
- 1st: global rank of TSX for number of mining and energy companies publicly traded.
- 80%: percentage of global equity financings in the mining sector completed in Canada.
- 72%: proportion of cross border activity involving a Canadian entity taking control of a foreign entity.
- $660 million: size of Smart Technologies IPO, the largest Canadian tech IPO in a decade.
- $1,156: Q3 2010 cash flow per share publicly traded Canadian companies; $633: cash flow per share, comparable quarter, 2002.
- $4.65 billion: amount paid by China's state-owned Sinopec to acquire a 9.03% interest in Syncrude Canada; #1: deal rank in league table of acquisitions in North America by China (by size).
- 27,000: number of times "Saskatchewan" mentioned in the global media year to date 2010. 2,750, number of times Saskatchewan mentioned in 2000.
- $1,156: Q3 2010 cash flow per share publicly traded Canadian companies, $633: cash flow per share, comparable quarter, 2002.
- 2x: EBITDA multiple expansion for North American middle market M&A deals ($100 - $500 million).