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Jon M. Mahan, CFA

Jon M. Mahan, CFA

Head of Financial Sponsor M&A


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Jon is a Managing Director and Head of Financial Sponsor M&A in Stifel’s Mergers & Acquisitions Group. Jon has particular focus on middle market M&A transactions in the diversified industrials and services sectors. Throughout his nearly 30 year investment banking career, he has completed more than 150 transactions representing more than $21 billion in consideration. In addition, Jon maintains close relationships with many financial sponsors across the country and is a member of the firm’s Fairness Opinion Committee.

Jon joined Stifel in 2005 as part of the acquisition of Legg Mason Capital Markets by Stifel; he had been with Legg Mason since 1996. Earlier in his career, he was an equity research analyst at the First of Michigan Corporation and worked for a boutique investment bank that specializes in M&A transactions. Jon is on the Board of Directors of Donegal Group, Inc., a publicly traded property and casualty insurance company.

Jon holds a JD from The College of William and Mary School of Law as well as a BBA in Finance, magna cum laude, from Western Michigan University. He is also a CFA Charterholder.