International Business

Replace your lone advisors with a professional firm

Advisory Boards have a daunting array of tasks. This includes advising CEOs and business owners how to overcome challenges at a particular time. Those challenges will change over time, depending on market conditions, the economy, industry, competition, and other factors. Those challenges are in a constant state of rapid change, making the role of the [...]

By |November 23rd, 2013|International Business|0 Comments

Mythology of Sovereign Wealth Funds

Sovereign Wealth Funds (SWF) are the first clients people think of when they consider doing business in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). SWFs are evaluated first over Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A), Capital Markets, or purely commercial transactions. Although SWFs are now a global group, this article focuses on the MENA SWFs and is [...]

By |October 8th, 2013|Business Valuation, International Business|2 Comments
  • Arabia Business Opportunities

Business Opportunities in the Arabia Region

Having grown up through 17 years of civil war in Lebanon, it is a subject of pride for me to write about business opportunities in our region at a time of great political turmoil and widespread unrest. This is because I believe that by pushing ahead with economic and business development, we stand the best [...]

By |September 7th, 2013|International Business|1 Comment
  • Doing Business in Brazil

Doing Business in Brazil? Beware of Brazil Taxes … And More!

Investors doing business or looking to do business in Brazil must beware of the "Brazilian Cost." Brazilian cost or Brazil cost is a term coined by economists and entrepreneurs to define the additional operational expending incurred when doing business in Brazil. The Brazil cost has its roots in three great cost centres: the extreme Brazil taxes, [...]

Boardroom Metrics Offers Interim Management Services In Mexico

  Boardroom Metrics Office Opening In Mexico City Provides Unique Second Chance for Mexican Executives This week we announced that Boardroom Metrics is opening an office in Mexico City. Opening in Mexico City is quite a milestone for Boardroom Metrics as it is the first time we have operated anywhere outside of Toronto. Leading the [...]

By |April 30th, 2013|International Business, Private Business|0 Comments

John Molson MBA International Case Competition Day 3

Michael Waitzer - Reporting Live from the John Molson MBA International Case Competition in Montreal. A little background - The John Molson MBA International Case Competition -  now in it's 32nd year;  36 teams from around the world – from as far away as Cape Town, and Dublin and as close as Montreal. The teams [...]

By |January 11th, 2013|International Business, Management, News|2 Comments

John Molson MBA International Case Competition Day 2 continued

Michael Waitzer - Reporting Live from the John Molson MBA International Case Competition in Montreal. A little background - The John Molson MBA International Case Competition -  now in it's 32nd year;  36 teams from around the world – from as far away as Cape Town, and Dublin and as close as Montreal. The teams [...]

By |January 9th, 2013|International Business, Management, News|0 Comments

John Molson MBA International Case Competition Day 2

Michael Waitzer #MBAICC is well underway in Montreal. What an amazing event. The Fairmont Hotel in Montreal is an appropriate setting for the John Molson MBA International Case Competition. A grand old hotel that currently has young, bright minds roaming the corridors and convention levels. By way of background of this event, now in it's [...]

By |January 8th, 2013|International Business, Management, News|0 Comments