Mashfia Rahman Promoted to Senior Analyst, Origination

We’re pleased to announce that Mashfia Rahman has been promoted to Senior Analyst, Origination from Analyst, Origination.  As our COO, Sebastien Douville, puts it, “Mashfia develops connections with business owners at an early stage, then strives to build those relationships as their businesses grow. Her thoughtful and reflective style is incredibly impactful for business owners and for other members of the FirePower team, all of whom benefit from her insights.”
From Mashfia’s perspective, focus has been key to her success.  “It’s important to stay focused,” she says, “and that’s sometimes difficult in a world where distractions abound.  But I’ve found that establishing realistic goals and structuring my day around achieving them gives me a clear path forward.”
Case Studies

Decisive Technologies
Decisive Technologies is a value-added reseller of IT hardware, and BriteSky Technologies is a Canadian, managed cloud services provider (collectively “Decisive”). Decisive needed additional capital to accelerate its expansion plans. The shareholders were adamant that a new institutional partner should share their values and vision for the company, and FirePower was engaged to find an acquirer for a majority stake and negotiate a deal structure that met all of the shareholders’ objectives.

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Market Insights
From the archives: October 2019

Will Canadian M&A Activity Peak in 2020/21?
M&A is thriving in North America. It’s a seller’s market, but how long will that last? While 2019 got off to a slower start…

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