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When developing a comprehensive estate plan for the transfer of assets, it’s important to understand and obtain informed guidance on an often overlooked group of assets: your digital assets. These assets are constantly and rapidly changing, and are increasingly subject to cyber threats. That’s why it’s so important to understand not only how digital assets work, but also the best way to finalize and safely dispose of them once you are gone.
When it comes to valuation and the value of an enterprise, applying a multiple to Normalized EBITDA (“Earnings Before Interest Taxes Depreciation & Amortization”) is an approach often used to value a company for the purposes of a sale, merger or acquisition. The value of a company is based on the risk of achieving future cash-flows, future growth opportunities, and capital requirements to maintain and grow the business.
Investing in real estate has always been a popular investment strategy for building wealth, particularly in active housing markets and big cities like Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal. No matter where you choose to invest, the decision to purchase real estate should be reviewed with your tax and legal advisors to understand the tax and legal issues applicable to your particular circumstances, and to determine whether it is a suitable option for your situation.
Since Canada represents only a small portion of the world’s capitalization, it may make sense to include some foreign investments in your portfolio. However, it is important to understand Canadian and other foreign tax implications of owning investments outside of Canada.
Fixed Income and Foreign Exchange Strategy. Outlines the firm’s short and medium-term interest rate and foreign exchange rate forecasts.
Strategic commentary and an overview of financial markets.
The monthly Global Markets Commentary provides an overview of recent global events and their impact on the markets.
BMO’s outlook on the equity markets featuring Brian Belski, Chief Investment Strategist, to help you prepare for the coming year.
On April 19, Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland presented her first Federal Budget from the minority Liberal government in the House of Commons. Since the government did not introduce a budget in 2020 because of the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic, this was the first Federal Budget in more than two years.