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Whistler Gran Fondo (2013)

While the XPS team gets plenty of cranial conditioning, we also enjoy our physical pursuits! As a challenge for 2013, Mark, Josh, and Derek initiated the “XPS Cycling Team”, designed a team jersey, and signed up for the Whistler Gran Fondo; a 122 km bike ride from...

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Sale of the Procura Group of Companies

The Procura Group of Companies, headquartered in Victoria, BC, sold in May of 2014 to Carrick Capital Partners, a private equity firm located in San Francisco, California.  XPS Group was the lead advisor to the Procura Group.  Services included a pricing analysis,...

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What is a business valuation?

The purpose of a business valuation is to estimate the value of a business enterprise, or an equity interest therein. It includes estimating the value of associated intangible assets (i.e., assets that are not physical in nature, such as intellectual, customer, human,...

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Richard Fisher buys into Trapeze Communications

XPS Group provided buy-side advisory services to Richard Fisher for his acquisition of a 50% interest in Trapeze Communications Inc. in August of 2010. Trapeze is an integrated branding and advertising agency that helps clients identify, position, and market...

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Cashline Sells to DirectCash

XPS Group provided sell-side advisory services on behalf of Cashline for the sale of 100% of its 830 Automated Teller Machines and associated business contracts and assets to DirectCash Income Fund (TSX:DCI.UN) for proceeds of $16 million plus vault cash in July of...

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Acquisition of Dan Foss Couriers & Freight

Dan Foss is a recognizable name in the express delivery service business on Southern Vancouver Island and in the Greater Vancouver and Fraser Valley regions. The Company was sold in November of 2010 to Ed Ashley, who has many years of management experience in the...

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Global Water Resources (TSX: GWR) IPO Raises $65 million

Global Water Resources completed an initial public offering for $61 million on December 30, 2010 and raised a further $4 million from an over-allotment option exercised in January of 2011. The issue provides public shareholders with a 48% minority interest in Global...

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