Stout served as exclusive financial advisor to Big Bolt Corporation in connection with its sale to Tenex Capital Management, a private equity firm based in New York that invests in lower and middle-market companies.
Founded in 1977 and headquartered in Bloomingdale, IL, Big Bolt is an ISO-certified manufacturer of specialty fasteners with best-in-class responsiveness, turnaround times, and quality assurance.
Big Bolt’s products span across metric, socket, acme, structural, hex, tap, flat head, and carriage nuts and bolts that are used in applications across the aerospace & defense, agriculture, transportation, commercial construction, and general industrial end-markets. Unique to Big Bolt is its rapid production capabilities and precision quality of non-standard fasteners. Key to this value proposition is Big Bolt’s breadth of inventory that can be quickly customized, comprehensive manufacturing capabilities, and an in-house quality assurance team with rigorous testing capabilities for exactness and adherence to OEM standards.