This presentation looks at trends in Asia/North American transaction multiples across industry segments as well as the various implications and considerations for international valuations. It also looks at the various value drivers considered in cross-border valuation context including liquidity, political risk factors, demographics, and economic stability. Some key questions that are considered include: What trends have we seen across industries in terms of deal volume and value as it relates to Asia/North American transactions? What areas in Asia and North America have been most active? What trends in valuations have we seen?
Ian Wooden, Managing Director & CEO – IJW & Co., Ltd, Montréal
Rajeev Dewan, Partner – McMillan LLP, Toronto