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Valuation Challenges: The Management-led Going Private Transaction - Blair Roblin

Posted by Ellie Khalili on Thu, Jan 05, 2017 @ 09:30 AM

In a recent Journal of Business Valuation publication, Blair Roblin, Managing Director with the Corporate Finance, Transactions & Valuations practice, discusses the procedural and valuation challenges when a small public company undertakes the process of going private.

The focus of the article, as Blair notes, "...is the situation where management is attempting to take control of the firm, whether with a financial partner or not, by buying out minority shareholders."

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Tags: Blair Roblin, Business Valuations

How to Avoid Working Capital Disputes in M&A Transactions

Posted by Andre Mazerolle on Tue, May 12, 2015 @ 10:32 AM

Blair Roblin will be speaking at the Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC) on June 10, 2015. The topic is, "How to Avoid Working Capital Disputes in M&A Transactions."

The session is part of a series called, "The Six-Minute Business Lawyer 2015." It will be held at the Donald Lamont Learning Centre, 130 Queen West, Toronto from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm. 

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Private & Public Sector Experience/Sectoral Depth - Business Valuations

Posted by Andre Mazerolle on Mon, Nov 17, 2014 @ 03:40 PM

Blair Roblin and Nathan Treitel have compiled a list of recent business valuations, which include valuations prepared for shareholder disputes, strategic planning, formal/regulatory or OSC purposes, corporate tax purposes, estate planning, corporate finance transactions, mergers and acquisitions, reverse takeovers, and going private.

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Tags: Blair Roblin, Nathan Treitel, Business Valuations, Financing Under $3 Million

Valuations in Support of Going Private Transactions - Blair Roblin & Nathan Treitel

Posted by Andre Mazerolle on Tue, Jul 23, 2013 @ 10:49 AM

Blair Roblin, LLB, MBA, CBV, CF, Managing Director, Corporate Finance, Transactions & Valuations
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Notable Transactions - Pacific Safety Products - Fairness Opinions

Posted by Andre Mazerolle on Tue, Dec 11, 2012 @ 01:18 PM

Pacific Safety Products Inc. – Fairness Opinions - Defence & Law Enforcement Manufacturing

Pacific Safety Products Inc. (TSX: PSP.V), a Kanata-based designer and supplier of protective products for the military, law enforcement, fire and EMS industries, hired Farber Financial Group’s Transactions & Valuatoins practice to provide Fairness Opinions in relation to a proposed merger with Zuni Holdings Inc. The firm, as part of the engagement, provided Fairness Opinions for both Pacific Safety Products Inc. and Zuni Holdings Inc.

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Tags: Blair Roblin, Nathan Treitel, Business Valuations

Recent Notable Transactions - Datex Technologies - Business Valuation

Posted by Andre Mazerolle on Tue, Dec 11, 2012 @ 01:18 PM

Datex Technologies Corporation – Business Valuation - Telecommunications

Datex Technologies Corporation (TSX: DTC.V), a Mississauga-based customer management, billing and operations support solutions provider to the telecommunication industry across North America, hired Farber Financial Group’s Transaction & Valuations practice to provide a Business Valuation in connection with a contemplated going private transaction.

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Tags: Blair Roblin, Nathan Treitel, Business Valuations

Recent Notable Transactions - The SKOR Food Group - Fairness Opinion

Posted by Andre Mazerolle on Tue, Dec 11, 2012 @ 01:17 PM

The SKOR Food Group Inc. – Fairness Opinion - Food Service

The Board of Directors of The SKOR Food Group Inc. (TSX: SKF.V), a Vaughan-based vertically integrated full-service food supplier, wholesaler and distributor, hired Farber Financial Group’s Transactions & Valuatoins practice to provide a Fairness Opinion on the sale of the common shares of the company to Colabor Group Inc.

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Tags: Blair Roblin, Nathan Treitel, Business Valuations

Recent Notable Transactions - Irvine Sensors - Fairness Opinions

Posted by Andre Mazerolle on Tue, Dec 11, 2012 @ 01:16 PM

Irvine Sensors Corporation – Fairness Opinions - Defence & Security Imaging Systems

Irvine Sensors Corporation (OTCBB: IRSN), a California-based company that develops vision systems, image processing and electronics for defence, security and commercial applications, hired Farber Financial Group’s Transactions & Valuatoins practice to provide a Fairness Opinion in relation to a proposed financing with Costa Brava Partnership III LP and The Griffin Fund.

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Tags: Blair Roblin, Nathan Treitel, Business Valuations

Eric Klein on Exit Strategies & Valuations - Canadian Capital

Posted by Andre Mazerolle on Tue, Dec 11, 2012 @ 01:14 PM


Stuart Foxman and Melissa Campeau of Canadian Capital Magazine recently posed 50 questions for business owners considering retirement or exiting their business.

A number of business-transition experts, including Eric Klein, a Managing Director and the founder of our Corporate Finance, Transactions & Valuations practice, were asked in the story to discuss pre-retirement factors to help owner-managers/CEOs make the right decisions and maximize their assets.

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Tags: M&A and Divestitures, Business Valuations

Farber Advises on Two New Transactions: Millwork's Strategic Affiliation with Rona & CA-Plus' Sale to BAASS

Posted by Eduardo Esparza on Wed, Dec 05, 2012 @ 11:11 AM

Farber Advises on Two New Transactions: Millwork's Strategic Affiliation with Rona & CA-Plus' Sale to BAASS

Millwork & Building Supplies Limited & Rona Inc.

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Tags: Blair Roblin, M&A and Divestitures, Business Valuations

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