Altas Welcomes Michael Shay

January 13, 2020

Altas Partners is pleased to announce that Michael Shay has joined the firm as Vice President of Portfolio Support. In this newly created role, Michael will focus on providing operational and strategic support to enhance the value of Altas’ businesses.

Prior to joining Altas, Michael worked at Scotiabank, where he supported an enterprise-wide transformation program, and at Bain & Company, where he led projects across private equity due diligence, corporate strategy, and performance improvement.

Michael holds a Bachelor of Arts in Honours Business Administration from the Richard Ivey School of Business (with Distinction, Ivey Scholar), a Bachelor of Engineering Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Western Ontario (with Distinction), and a Master of Business Administration from Northwestern University (with Distinction).

About Altas Partners

Founded in 2012, Altas Partners is an investment firm with a long-term orientation focused on acquiring significant interests in high-quality, market-leading businesses in partnership with outstanding management teams. The firm manages approximately US$7 billion on behalf of endowments, foundations, family offices, public pension funds, and other institutional investors. The firm’s past and present portfolio companies include DuBois Chemicals, University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences, Tecta America, Hub International, PADI, Medforth Global Healthcare Education, Capital Vision Services (MyEyeDr.), and NSC Minerals. For more information, please visit