Sami Kabir


Director, M&A


As Director, M&A, Sami oversees the M&A practice at IJW & Co. With an extensive investment banking background, as well as experience working in capital markets and corporate finance at Brookfield Asset Management, and corporate banking at Scotiabank, Sami has gained extensive knowledge and experience in the field of M&A and corporate finance.

Sami joined IJW & Co. in 2019 after working for over three years between two boutique investment banks in Ottawa and Toronto. He completed his MBA at the Smith School of Business at Queen’s University, and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce with a major in Accounting from the Sprott School of Business at Carleton University. Sami also holds a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.

Sami holds expertise in the financial markets and is skilled at managing complex financial transactions. At IJW, Sami has worked on numerous transactions with a specialization advising software companies globally.


Travel; die hard Ottawa Senators fan; love staying active, working out and playing hockey; a big foodie with a love for wine and specialty cocktails.