Canadian M&A Review: H1/21

The Canadian M&A market is on a tear. Deal activity hit record levels through the first half of 2021, with no
evidence of a slowdown as we head into the back end of the year. An abundance of capital in the pockets of
financial and strategic buyers paired with a borrower-friendly credit environment is more than offsetting any
hurdles created by closed borders and pandemic restrictions. Read on for a snapshot of the Canadian M&A
landscape in H1/21, followed by an update on Origin specific deal activity and highlights.