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– Mark Satov –

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We recruit smart, savvy individuals who possess the intellectual heft and professional acumen necessary to help deliver results for our clients.

Mark and his team were excellent to work with. They were regimented while keeping things fun and exciting. I was impressed with how quickly they could drill down to brass tacks after a brainstorming session. They were organized, they challenged internal perceptions, they were very detail oriented, and they presented themselves as though they were actively a part of our team - and in truth, they were!

Travis Luiting, Vice President, Business Operations Da-Lee Group

We work with SATOV often, and get consistently great results. They conduct commercial diligence efficiently and thoroughly. In our portfolio, they help our management teams stretch their thinking to accelerate EBITDA growth

Brent Belzberg, Sr. Managing Partner of TorQuest Partners

I've engaged SATOV at both Hampstead Park Capital and Sagard Capital. They mobilize fast and get us the fact-based insights we need to make investment decisions. They’ve also quickly gained the trust of management teams in our portfolio and driven value creation initiatives. Thanks for all the help over the years!

Dan Friedberg, Managing Partner of Hampstead Park Capital Management

I’ve worked with SATOV — they are awesome. Our work was around strategy and implementation. I found their insights remarkably accurate and implementable. We used essentially all of their advice and it is working well for us.

Sam Duboc, CEO of CBT Associates, Former Managing Director at EdgeStone Capital Partners

SATOV developed a growth strategy in the retail services industry for one of our portfolio companies. SATOV’s strategic thinking was top notch, and it was coupled with practical and actionable recommendations that enabled us and the company to see a clear path to growth.

Joe Shlesinger, Managing Director of Callisto Capital (Former Managing Director, Bain Canada)

We have hired SATOV on more than one occasion to perform due diligence for us. They do a great job at getting up to speed on opportunities and giving us sound and objective viewpoints with which to make investment decisions.

Pete Samson, Managing Partner of Ironbridge Equity Partners

The coming together of the Heart and Stroke foundations across the provinces into a single national entity was an important yet complex turning point for our organization. Mark did masterful job at staging the right discussions and then bringing various groups together to help us move through decisions in a way that was systematic and comfortable for a wide range of decision makers.

Irfhan A. Rawji, Former Chairman of the Board Heart and Stroke Foundation

The SATOV team helped us with some complex operational & organizational issues that required co-ordination and input across a wide variety of groups. In a relatively short period of time, we had developed recommendations that are expected to significantly improve our effectiveness with substantial buy in from the parties involved.

Ross Petersmeyer, Vice-President of Strategy Great-West Life Assurance

Thank you for SATOV’s strategic help, advice and partnership along the way. We couldn’t have accomplished the turnaround without you.

Brett Marchand President and CEO, Cossette Communication CEO, Vision 7 International

Even as an intern, I could define my own experience and it carried into my work now as a consultant. I did meaningful work and was meeting with clients from Day 1. To get that level of exposure to executives, to be in the room during the decision-making process and see how they think, to even get to give input, is a unique learning experience.

Sam Roston, SATOV alumni

I thought SATOV was the best place I could have worked at in my first role after school. It’s hard to match the breadth of experience across industries and business problems, and the range of amazing people I’ve met along the way in all sorts of businesses and in all roles. Just be prepared to work hard before you sign. Call me if you have any doubts.

Kuba Soltysiak, SATOV alumni