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Farber Announces Sale of Québec's Magid Brothers Distribution - Dan Lioutas & Eric Klein

Posted by Andre Mazerolle on Tue, Jun 10, 2014 @ 01:20 PM

Farber Financial Group is pleased to announce that its Laval, Québec-based client, Magid Brothers Distribution, importers and distributors of products for dollar stores and other retailers has been sold to a group that includes a Québec private equity firm, Phoenix Partners, and a number of individuals with food and distribution industry expertise.

“We are delighted to meet the objectives of all Magid family shareholders with this transaction,” remarked Dan Lioutas, a Managing Director in Farber’s Transactions & Valuations practice, who led the sale. “The shareholders were seeking liquidity and diversification of their assets. At the same time, two of the shareholders who are executives wanted to remain active in the business and continue to grow the company.”

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Tags: M&A and Divestitures

Blair Roblin Awarded the 2013 CICBV Ian R. Campbell Research Initiative for Research in Business Valuations

Posted by Andre Mazerolle on Wed, Nov 06, 2013 @ 10:42 AM

Blair Roblin is the winner of the 2013 Canadian Institute of Chartered Business Valuators (CICBV) R. Campbell Research Initiative for his paper titled, “Putting the Pin in Net Working Capital: Important Value Implications for M&A Transactions.”

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Planning and Executing Your M&A Strategies - Schulich School - Blair Roblin Instructor

Posted by Andre Mazerolle on Tue, Sep 03, 2013 @ 02:15 PM

Blair Roblin, a Managing Director of Transactions & Valuations with Farber Financial Group will again instruct "Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures: Planning and Executing Your M&A Strategies" a 3-day session at the Schulich School for Business, York University.

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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

Farber Adds New Managing Director

Posted by Andre Mazerolle on Thu, Nov 01, 2012 @ 11:38 AM

M&A Expert Dan Lioutas Joins Farber Financial Group

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Tags: M&A and Divestitures

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