Stout Advises on Sale of Archer Wire International Corp. to Osprey Capital, LLC

May 17, 2022

Stout announced today that its client, Archer Wire International Corp. and Capron Manufacturing (“Archer Wire”), has been acquired by Osprey Capital, LLC (“Osprey”). Stout served as exclusive financial advisor to Archer Wire in connection with this transaction.

Founded in 1943 and headquartered in Bedford Park, IL, Archer Wire is a market-leading provider of fabricated wire products and metal-finishing solutions, serving an international client base across a variety of end markets and applications. Archer Wire partners with blue chip OEMs that service a variety of high-growth end markets.

Larry Svabek, VP, Finance of Archer Wire, said, “We are extremely pleased with the outcome of this transaction and the insight and guidance provided by Stout. Over the last 78 years, Archer Wire has established a market leading reputation through manufacturing the highest quality wire products for longstanding blue-chip customers. By partnering with Osprey, we begin an exciting new chapter of growth for the Company.”

Nick Jachim, Vice Chairman of Investment Banking at Stout, led the transaction. Jachim added, “Archer Wire is a highly-respected name in the fabricated wire industry. The Company’s unique, diversified business model is a platform from which significant potential for value-creation opportunities will continue to arise. Osprey brings both industry expertise and financial wherewithal to support continued growth in the coming years as the Company continues to serve this key industry.”

Stout’s Chris Merley, Jack Kedroski, Zach Kahn, Jordan Baum, and Luke Wallace assisted in executing the transaction.

Vedder Price P.C. served as legal counsel to Archer Wire.

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