Jared Kalish is a co-founder of FirePower Asset Management, which houses FirePower’s Private Debt and Private Equity businesses.
Passionate about building companies, Jared brings creative thinking and leadership to FirePower’s portfolio of businesses, always with the goal of optimizing strategic business direction, providing hands on operational support, and assisting with financial structuring, underwriting and M&A activities. Jared is a member of FirePower’s credit and investment committees, and is responsible for managing Firepower's limited partnerships.
Prior to FirePower, Jared was responsible for Structured Finance and Strategic Equity for Investec in Canada. He was appointed as a division head for Investec Bank in South Africa at the age of 27, where he led the Equity Structuring team to realize substantial growth in profitability, providing derivative and structuring solutions for clients.
Jared holds a BSc in Actuarial Science and an MSc in Risk and Stochastics from the London School of Economics where he was ranked first overall in his class.