Mark May Joins Stifel’s Global Technology Group as Managing Director Focused on Internet & Digital Media Sectors
ST. LOUIS, Nov. 26, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE: SF) today announced that Mark May has joined the firm as a Managing Director in the Stifel Global Technology Group with a focus on Internet and Digital Media Investment Banking. In this role, Mr. May will provide strategic advice to companies in a wide range of emerging technology sub-sectors, including online marketplaces, e-commerce, and new media. He is based in New York.
Mr. May brings to Stifel more than two decades of experience analyzing and working with internet companies. Most recently, he served as Citigroup’s Internet Analyst, where he led equity research coverage of the Internet sector. He was previously an Internet Analyst at Barclays, Needham & Co., JPMorgan Chase, and Hambrecht & Quist. During his career, Mr. May has worked with a wide range of Internet companies and has served as lead analyst on such high profile initial public offerings, including Facebook, GrubHub, HomeAway, Pinterest, Snap, Twitter, Uber, Upwork, and Wayfair.“We are pleased to welcome someone of Mark’s caliber to Stifel,” said Brad Raymond, Global Head of Investment Banking at Stifel. “Mark is a pioneer and well-respected thought leader in the internet space. His differentiated sector and company perspective, coupled with a deep network of public and private company contacts, makes him a great addition to our growing team.”With more than 100 professionals working as an integrated team across North America and Europe, the Stifel Global Technology Group is one of the leading providers of capital-raising and advisory services to technology companies and technology-focused institutional investors. From 2010 through 2018, the group has advised on more technology M&A transactions valued under $1 billion than any other firm (according to data from 451 Research) and raised nearly $95 billion in capital for technology companies.