Opportunities for Canada's financial sector: Strengthening Canadian business competitiveness and increasing profits
The stability of Canada's financial sector has been underscored by its performance in the global crisis. McKinsey & Company Canada believes that the time is right to examine how the country's financial services firms could build on this strength to improve conditions for overall business competitiveness. In particular, we see three areas where innovation and collaboration could serve the interests of both financial institutions and industry: smart capital services for small businesses; healthcare cost management; and defined benefit funding solutions.
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Reinventing Canada’s electronics manufacturing sector
This sector has changed tremendously in recent years, with global industry restructuring creating opportunities for new players as well as many winners and losers. This report examines the sector’s importance to Canada’s economy, the impact this restructuring has had on it, how competitors in other countries have responded, the strengths the sector could build on to increase its global competitiveness, and the possible actions it could take.
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Breaking away from the pack: Enhancing Canada's global competitiveness
What better time than now to discuss competitiveness? In this rapidly evolving environment, Canada and its businesses will have to become better innovators to compete and win.
Private Equity Canada 2008
McKinsey's annual report on the Canadian private equity industry analyzes the cyclical and structural forces affecting it, provides a perspective on the implications for its players, and identifies actions they could take to outperform their competitors in these difficult times.
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Private Equity Canada 2007
McKinsey's sixth annual report on the Canadian private equity industry reviews 2007’s early record-breaking activity in fundraising and investments, the dramatic collapse in debt markets in the second half of the year, and the growing importance of sovereign wealth funds. It includes an in-depth profile of the industry, as well as leading PE managers’ thoughts on market trends and issues in 2008 and beyond.
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