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Written by our deal-makers, entrepreneurs, investors and advisors, it doesn’t get more relevant for you than this. Read past issues and find answers to some of the most strategic challenges you have.

Canadian Mid-Market M&A Insights

Q1 2015

Supply-demand economics in sellers’ favour in the Canadian private mid-market Building on the strength of several years of an improving deal-making ecosystem, our view is… Read More

Valuation of SaaS vs. On-Premise License Software

Q4 2014

Recurring revenues dramatically drive valuations up No one would contest that investors pay more for businesses that generate recurring revenues, but nowhere is that truism… Read More

Case Studies

Versature
Versature is a rapidly growing Canadian VoIP service provider. Previously, the company had been through an unsuccessful sale process with another investment bank, but decided to work with FirePower after receiving assurances about how the sale process would be run. FirePower’s Investment Banking team crafted a story highlighting Versature’s strong growth story, brand, people and processes. The most compelling offer came from net2phone, a subsidiary of US public company, Under new ownership, and with expanded access to capital, Versature is well-positioned to accelerate its growth trajectory in the Canadian market, and collaborate on initiatives within IDT abroad.

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