Stephan May

Mergers & Acquisitions, Managing Director, WelchGroup Consulting
Ottawa, Toronto

Stephan May, MBA, is the Managing Director of WelchGroup Consulting. He brings years of experience in M&A, debt capital, private equity, advisory and restructuring services. Stephan works with companies to maximize their value and ensure a smooth transition process, whether through buying or selling your company, financing or restructuring. Prior to WelchGroup, Stephan held roles as the Managing Director for Storeyworks, a boutique finance advisory firm and the Director of Corporate Development for TUC Brands where he was responsible for all corporate development, which included, M&A, partnerships, and corporate finance.

In 2012/13, TUC grew by way of acquisition, winning the title of “Fastest Growing Company” in Ottawa two years in a row.

Stephan is a regular guest speaker at Telfer School of Business. In addition, he is currently heading a project with academia to develop tools related to the collection, analysis and reporting of M&A options; and improve M&A success rates. In 2015, Stephan was a recipient of the Top 40 under 40 award.