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Green Shield Holdings Inc. is acquiring specialty pharmacy NKS Health and digital pharmacy the Health Depot. NKS Health, which is focused on complex disease management, has four accredited pharmacies, 19 infusion clinics and a national network. The acquisition will provide Green Shield Canada with additional capability in managing drug costs for employers while enhancing patient health […]

  • By: Staff
  • March 11, 2022 March 10, 2022
  • 09:00

T. Rowe Price Group Inc. is buying Oak Hill Advisors for up to about US$4.2 billion with $3.3 billion payable at closing. The global investment management organization is buying the alternative credit manager with about 74 per cent in cash and 26 per cent in T. Rowe Price common stock and up to an additional $900 million in […]

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  • November 2, 2021 November 2, 2021
  • 14:00

Hub International Ltd. is acquiring Vancouver’s Rogersworks Inc. Rogersworks is an independent benefits brokerage firm specializing in employee group benefits and association group benefits. John Ash, benefits consultant and a partner at the company, will join Hub Coastal. Read: Hub acquiring Calgary benefits provider This is the latest of a string of Canadian benefits providers and consulting […]

  • By: Staff
  • October 22, 2021 October 21, 2021
  • 09:00

Group Health Group Holdings Inc. is acquiring a minority interest in CDAT Software Inc., the British Columbia-based maker of Oliver benefits administration software. In June, GroupHEALTH acquired a 75 per cent stake in Canadian Benefits Investment & Insurance Group Inc., a B.C.-based provider of group benefits and wealth management services. And in March, Germany-based Munich Re announced […]

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  • July 14, 2021 July 14, 2021
  • 15:00

The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is part of an investment group acquiring New Look Vision Group Inc., a provider of eye-care products and services across North America. According to a press release, New Look Vision is valued at $800 million, and the Caisse, along with FFL Partners, LLC and the Dr. H. […]

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  • March 23, 2021 April 13, 2021
  • 09:00

Green Shield Canada is acquiring Inkblot Technologies, a virtual mental-health platform that uses artificial intelligence-assisted technology, network effects and advanced analytics to match patients with counsellors. “Building on our previous . . . digital-health investments and partnerships, the acquisition of Inkblot fits with our strategic objective of increasing access for our clients to leading health services — […]

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  • March 11, 2021 March 11, 2021
  • 17:37

While shareholder activism is a hot topic among institutional investors, where hedge funds are concerned, it doesn’t seem to have much impact on investee company profitability, according to a paper by J.B. Heaton, an independent financial economics researcher. Hedge fund activism is a great story, one that investors can wrap their heads around, says Heaton. […]