Canadian private equity investment activity experienced a slower quarter in Q1 2018 with $6.5B invested over 137 deals. $5B of that total was from the buyout of Husky Injection Molding Systems Limited with participation from CVCA member OMERS Private Equity Incorporated. This deal aside, there is a significant cooling in activity in the first quarter of 2018, with no deals between $500M-$1B and only 4 deals between $100M-$500M.

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