MONTREAL, QC, Jan. 18, 2016 - IJW & Co., a leading Canada-based M&A boutique, announced today the promotion of Abboud Kaplo to the positon of Vice President, providing M&A, corporate finance, and valuation advice. Kaplo will be based out of the firm's Toronto office.
"Since the launch of our Toronto practice last June, we have seen a lot of opportunities in the tech sector for cross border transactions and Abboud has definitely helped us serve this demand" said Mr. Ian Wooden, CEO and Managing Director of IJW & Co. "Abboud's contacts and breadth of knowledge further coupled with IJW's tech M&A deal expertise allow us to be well positioned to serve this demand". IJW & Co. ranks as one of the top tech M&A firms in Quebec, with over 50% of its deal flow being tech focused.
Prior to IJW, Kaplo worked with an asset management firm with approximately $6 billion of AuM. Continuously, he has over six years of experience in business development within the healthcare, construction technology, and software industries.
Kaplo received his MBA in Finance from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto, during which he completed positions within the portfolio management and equity research industry. Kaplo had also earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Concordia University and a Graduate Diploma in Management and Strategy from McGill University. Currently he is pursuing the CBV designation.
About IJW & Co.
IJW & Co., Ltd. is a Canada-based corporate finance boutique, providing strategic advice on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and business valuation to mid-market companies. Founded in 2004, IJW has since become one of the fastest-growing corporate finance boutiques headquartered in Montreal, Canada.