2010 - Quarter 3

Table "A"

Comparative Data Between Last Twelve-month Period and Cumulative Period

(Number and Percent of all investments)

Last 12 Months Cumulative Total
10/01/2009
09/30/2010
06/30/1985
09/30/2010
No. % No. %
Note: Data may not add exactly, due to rounding.
Acquisitions 408 78.16 13,841 77.29
New Businesses 114 21.84 4,068 22.71
Totals: 522 100.0 17,909 100.0
Acquisitions
Reviewed and Approved Applications 20 4.90 1,637 11.83
Notifications Only 388 95.10 12,204 88.17
Totals: 408 100.0 13,841 100.0
Acquisitions
Direct 337 82.60 11,824 85.43
Indirect 71 17.40 2,017 14.57
Totals: 408 100.0 13,841 100.0
From
United States 287 54.98 10,944 61.11
Japan 11 2.11 572 3.19
EC 121 23.18 3,982 22.23
Other Countries 103 19.73 2,411 13.46
Totals: 522 100.0 17,909 100.0
To
Ontario 260 49.81 9,973 55.69
Québec 67 12.84 2,616 14.61
British Columbia 72 13.79 2,039 11.39
Other Provinces and Territories 123 23.56 3,281 18.32
Totals: 522 100.0 17,909 100.0
In
Resources 72 13.79 1,295 7.23
Manufacturing 131 25.10 5,079 28.36
Wholesale and Retail Trades 71 13.60 4,287 23.94
Business & Services Industries 178 34.10 4,814 26.88
Other Services 70 13.41 2,434 13.59
Totals: 522 100.0 17,909 100.0