Finance

Jan 18, 2023
Pacific Trader: Zymeworks stages an unlikely recovery
Michael McCullough

The stock: We were ready to consign Zymeworks (NASDAQ:ZYME) to the list of once brightly burning B.C.-based biotechs—it was at one point the most valuable life sciences startup in Canada—to ignominiously flame out. (See Quadra Logic Technologies, Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Cardiome...

Jan 12, 2023
B.C.-based No Meat Factory announces massive Series B funding round
By the Editors

It’s been a fast and furious few years of growth for No Meat Factory, the plant-based food producer, which was founded in 2019. Today, the company announced that it has raised a Series B funding round of US$42 million. The...

Jan 9, 2023
Baker Tilly Offers a Full Range of Business Services
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + Baker Tilly WM LLP Baker Tilly WM LLP can help businesses with full-scope accounting needs on local, national and international levels. It offers compliance and business consulting at all three levels, which is important for companies as they may be...

Jan 3, 2023
Pacific Trader: B.C.'s biggest winners and losers in the stock market in 2022
Michael McCullough

Do we need reminding what a lousy year 2022 was on the markets? The S&P/TSX Composite finished the year down 8.66 percent, which was at least better than the S&P 500 (-19.95 percent), which at least outperformed the NASDAQ 100...

Dec 13, 2022
Pacific Trader: Sigma Lithium catapults to critical mineral front ranks
Michael McCullough

The stock: You wouldn’t know what a miserable year on the markets 2022 has been from the looks of Sigma Lithium Corp. (TSXV, NASDAQ:SGML). The Vancouver-based junior miner’s stock is up more than 250 percent year to date, based on...

Nov 29, 2022
Pacific Trader: Canfor is rooted in deep value
Michael McCullough

Morningstar named Canfor Corp. (TSX:CFP) one of the 10 cheapest stocks in Canada in October. As of Tuesday, it was still trading at $23.89, or 35 percent below the investment intelligence agency’s fair value estimate of $37.

Nov 16, 2022
Pacific Trader: The Yamana takeover gives Pan American Silver a much needed upgrade
Michael McCullough

The stock: “What have you done for me lately?” investors might have asked Pan American Silver (TSX:PAAS) earlier this year. Though one of the world’s largest silver producers, its performance and profitability had been lagging behind its peers. Then, on...

Nov 9, 2022
Gulf & Fraser: Power Your Possible
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + Gulf & Fraser Since merging with Aldergrove Credit Union in 2021, the credit union has been hard at work building a shared future with its employees, members and community partners. This past January, it merged with two other BC credit unions—Mount...

Nov 3, 2022
British Columbia Investment Management Corporation: An Investment Management Leader
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + BC Investment Management Corporation Millions of British Columbians pay into or receive benefits from a public sector pension plan or insurance plan, or are community-based beneficiaries of government-funded programs receiving investment management services from British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (BCI).

Nov 2, 2022
Pacific Trader: The B.C.-based gusher that has nearly doubled this year
Michael McCullough

The stock: It’s hard to find a stock that is up at all in 2022, let alone one that is up 96 percent. Yet that’s the position International Petroleum Corp. (TSX:IPCO) finds itself in after another quarterly earnings report released...

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