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BDO Canada's 2022 M&A and Capital Markets deals

Year in review


Our M&A and Capital Markets team set a new watermark as it relates to the number of closed deals throughout the last year, despite increasing macro-economic headwinds that became prevalent through the second half of 2022. We are proud to have advised on 36 closed deals across a variety of industries.

Scroll through to explore the transactions on which we advised in 2022.

M&A deals by the numbers

Congratulations to the new partnerships being formed!

abacus datagraphics and mcelhanney logos
abadata logo
all trade rentals and herc rentals logos
carstar logo
cassell home and infrastructure ontario logos
duroflex and spicers logos
envirotech and nebula group logos
eye recommend and digital ECP logos
fabkor industries and les fabrications brandon manufacturing logos
hi hog farm equipment and universe machine logos
nova scotia limited
pride marine group and golden spruce capital logos
respan and chs logos
animal hospital of oakville and vet strategy logos
think lp and asg logos
thorncrest ford and dilwari logos
tygraph and avepoint logos
radiologie varad and en route clinicque medicale logos
venus and modern beauty logos
jj electric ltd logo
winch group and westland insurance logos
brand source and macdonalds logo

Select deals were not disclosed due to client confidentiality


Our clients say it best

"Selling our business was an emotional process... We wanted to ensure that we chose a partner who valued our practice’s patients, staff, and overall community. BDO helped us by leading a detailed sale process that gave us comfort that we were taking the right step to help the future of our business. The team’s attention to detail and understanding of our needs and our business’ needs were critical in getting the transaction closed. Thank you to the entire BDO team!"
Joanne Best, Veterinarian & Hospital Director, Animal Hospital of Oakville
"We were all impressed by the BDO M&A team’s professionalism and efficiency. Without their connections and expertise, we never would have found the right buyers for our business. We are happy to recommend them to anyone looking at selling a business."
Kurtis Poettcker, Owner, AbaData Ltd.
"The BDO M&A team provided us with excellent guidance and advice throughout the sale process.  Their streamlined approach for data and information gathering and organization was something we could not have done on our own. We were fortunate to benefit from their years of experience, which made for no surprises along the way."
Kevin Gibb, President, Duroflex Specialty Papers Inc.
"The BDO professionals played a key role in our refinancing initiative, supporting us fully from initiating contact with potential financing partners, as well as review and selection of potential structures to negotiation of final terms."
Sylvain Lemaire, President, Fabkor Industries/Brandon Manufacturing
"Our transaction was not an easy one. The team at BDO helped guide my family and me through the complicated process and worked hard to get us to the number that we wanted. Their advice was solid, and their professionalism was exemplary. I will use them again for any future transactions. Thank you, BDO!"
Vince Riverso, President, Venus Beauty Supplies Ltd.
"The BDO M&A team provided me with expert advice and support throughout the sale process. The team conducted a detailed sale process and spoke to a number of parties, which gave comfort that our partnership with Golden Spruce was the right step for the future of Pride Marine Group. The team’s attention to detail and understanding of our needs were critical in getting the transaction closed. Thank you to the entire BDO team!"
Paul Nickel, Owner, Pride Marine Group
"The BDO M&A and Capital Markets team was very helpful throughout the entire transaction process. In conversation with the purchaser, we were both very impressed with the BDO team’s knowledge and their management of the process. We are very happy with the final outcome and would definitely recommend BDO to assist anyone in selling or purchasing a business."
Chuck Judd, Owner, Jamieson-Judd Ltd. and J.J. Electric Ltd.
"We could not have asked for more as it relates to our experience working with the team at BDO. The M&A team was able to seamlessly assist us in managing through the ups and down of the process while always ensuring our objectives were kept in mind. We would happily recommend them as an M&A advisor for any owner looking to complete a transaction"
Ken Moore, Owner, All Trade Rentals Inc.
"To complete a complex deal requires dedication and problem-solving skills. The BDO team provided both."
Dr. An Tang, Radiologie Varad
"Thank you for your outstanding work to bring the sale of Respan Products Inc. to CHS (Canadian Hospital Specialties) to completion. It was carried out in a very professional way and is greatly appreciated. Sincere thanks."
Gerry, Janey, and Cornel Hacke, Respan Products Inc.
"Selling our business was complex, with many ups and downs. After an exhaustive search, BDO was able to find us the right buyer that fit our business, customers, and employees. BDO provided trusted advice and guided us through all aspects of the negotiations, along with our external accountants and legal counsel. We highly recommend BDO to anyone considering selling their business."
Tim & Shelley MacKay, Former Owners, CARSTAR MacKay Collision Centres
"Thank you for your outstanding work in leading the sale of my business. We appreciate your commitment and very professional way in which the transaction was completed. Greatly appreciated."
Greg Macdonald, Macdonald’s Home Furnishings
"It was a pleasure to work with the BDO team. They were very thorough and kept the sale process on track. We are delighted with the outcome and recommend BDO to assist anyone in selling or purchasing a business."
Nigel Nesseth, Owner, Abacus Datagraphics (2021) Ltd. 

A look at our standout deals

Explore our most notable M&A deals of 2022.

Technology & Healthcare

Consumer Business


How BDO can help

Are you considering M&A as a value creation strategy for your business? Our M&A and Capital Markets team supports clients with sell-side, buy-side, and capital raising solutions at each phase of the deal lifecycle, from acquisition strategy development to due diligence and exit strategy. With our team’s depth of experience and resources, we can bring tangible value to your transaction.

Our exclusive BDO M&A Deal Portal brings together the investor community with companies looking to grow or exit. Contact our team to get access to the Deal Portal or to discuss your organization’s specific M&A needs:

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