John is president and founder of Stone Oak Capital Inc., an M&A advisory firm. For more than a decade, John has served his clients on numerous valuation, acquisition and divestiture assignments in a wide variety of industries. Throughout his career, John has advised on deals totaling well over $500 million of enterprise value.
Stone Oak assists with buy and sell side M&A transactions of mid-market businesses with enterprise values between $10 and $100 million. They assist their clients through the entire M&A process from strategy to closing.
Prior to Stone Oak, John was director and vice president in Deloitte’s Financial Advisory practice (Valuations and Corporate Finance). John holds the Corporate Finance designation from the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants, is a Chartered Business Valuator and a Chartered Accountant. He also sits on the board for Edmonton's chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG).
Outside of Stone Oak, John is the co-founder of Divestopedia.com, a website dedicated to educate entrepreneurs on issues related to selling their businesses. He is also a shareholder in an oil & gas services company and acts in a Board of Director capacity for the business.
Services: Valuation, Buy Side and Sell Side M&A Advisory
Industry focus: Oil & gas services, industrial services and manufacturing
Transaction Size: $10 and $100 million