FSO Research & Information provides custom research for business valuations, M&A activities, forensic accounting, due diligence, litigation support, and business development and growth. Dedicated to delivering high-calibre outsourced research solutions, we help our clients compete effectively with firms that have such capabilities in-house. To find out how FSO Research & Information can help you and your firm, please get in touch.
FSO Research & Information was founded by Marjan Farahbaksh, an information professional with 20 years of experience in the financial services, newspaper, and publishing industries. Drawing on her wide-ranging experience — from investigative journalism and fraud-related research to business intelligence and litigation support — and leveraging a global network of other information professionals, Marjan connects clients with the information and insights they need, when they need them.
Marjan holds a Master of Information Studies from the University of Toronto. She is a member of the Association of Independent Information Professionals, an Executive of the Ontario Library Association’s Special Libraries Committee, and a Director on the Board of the Ranked Ballot Initiative of Toronto. She is a co-developer of the Competitive Intelligence Certificate curriculum for the University of Toronto’s School of Continuing Studies.
Once again your research made me look good with my clients. And thank you for the quick turnaround!
— William Clayton, business intermediary
Marjan’s thoroughness, resourcefulness, and investigative mindset made her a most valued team member on forensic accounting engagements. In all of my dealings with her, she consistently demonstrated professionalism and commitment and she was always a pleasure to work with.
— Jennifer Perry, fraud investigation and forensic accounting expert
Marjan is accomplished in all the technical aspect of information management and research, but far more importantly, she puts these skills to work to deliver what her client needs. She is focused on solutions and high-quality output, and is very well-rounded, curious, and innovative. She is very easy to work with.
— Stephen Cole, Managing Director, Duff & Phelps Canada