Stout served as the exclusive financial advisor to Boston Plastics (Shanghai) Pte. Ltd., a portfolio company of Baird Capital, in its sale to US Farathane Corporation, a portfolio company of The Gores Group LLC. Founded in 2005, Boston Plastics is a manufacturer of precision injection-molded components and assemblies. With three manufacturing facilities in China (Shanghai, Taicang, and Changchun), Boston Plastics serves Tier I automotive suppliers as well as companies in the industrial and consumer markets. The acquisition provided US Farathane with a direct footprint in China, the largest automobile market in the world.