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Home Capital had two PE suitors but chose Buffett’s bid to secure ‘greatest acceptance’ from markets: documents

Alternative mortgage lender Home Capital Group Inc. fielded acquisition offers from two different private equity firms in June — one of which raised its bid even after the Toronto company decided to take Warren Buffett’s white-knight deal, according to a proxy circular released on Friday. The two firms were not named in the document released ahead of a special meeting …

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Canadian subsidiary of French defence giant gets $5.2 billion contract

OTTAWA—The Canadian subsidiary of French defence giant Thales has been awarded a multibillion-dollar contract to service Canada’s new fleet of Arctic offshore patrol ships and joint support vessels. The federal government said Thursday Thales Canada, in a joint venture with the company’s Australian arm, will provide in-service support for the vessels under a contract that could total $5.2 billion over …

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Denis Shapovalov isn’t letting Rogers Cup success go to his head

Denis Shapovalov reached a career-high ranking of 67 after reaching the semifinals of the Rogers Cup last week, but the 18-year-old from Richmond Hill, Ont., isn’t letting the success go to his head. “Personally, I don’t feel like I’m that ranking,” Shapovalov said Thursday after a 75-minute workout with coach Martin Laurendeau at the National Training Centre. “It was one …

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