FirePower Capital welcomes Kenan Dizdarevic MBA, CFA as Director, Investment Banking

FirePower Capital is pleased to announce that Kenan Dizdarevic has joined the firm as Director, Investment Banking.  Kenan has more than 11 years of investment banking experience with fast growing international banking platforms, including Mizuho Bank and Macquarie Capital in New York, and Deloitte, Corporate Finance in Serbia.  As Director, Investment Banking, Kenan will lead the execution of FirePower’s M&A and corporate finance advisory transactions.

“We’re excited to welcome Kenan to FirePower,” said Ilan Jacobson, Founding Partner and CEO.  “He brings outstanding leadership experience on global transactions spanning industries and deal sizes.  In addition, Kenan has a strong track record of working to understand client needs as they relate to complex financial, strategic, and operational issues, which is something we strive to do for each one of our clients.”

“I’m so pleased to be joining FirePower,” added Kenan Dizdarevic.  “When I decided to move to Canada, I wanted to join an investment banking firm with a rapidly growing platform, a focus on Canadian entrepreneurs, and a young, dynamic team. FirePower Capital was a perfect fit.  In addition, as the firm excels at bringing together global buyers and Canadian business owners in its M&A advisory practice, I expect to fully leverage my international deal experience. I’m excited to take on the challenges of this new role and share the expertise that I’ve gained in the US and Europe with the FirePower team.”

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