Capstone Partners Advises Arnold Industries on its Acquisition by Bossard

Boston, MA – Capstone Partners LLC, a leading investment banking firm, announced that it has successfully advised Arnold Industries, Inc. (Arnold) on its acquisition by Swiss-based public company The Bossard Group (Bossard). The terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Arnold is a premier value-added distributor of electromechanical and fastener products. The Company delivers integrated purchasing, quality control, engineering and inventory management solutions to its customers on a fully outsourced basis. Founded in 1968 in Canton, Massachusetts, Arnold has established a strong foothold in the Northeast and has a growing presence in Europe and Asia via its Cork, Ireland and Shanghai, China facilities.

Bossard offers consumer logistic solutions, application engineering and consulting, and a comprehensive product line of more than one million items. Headquartered in Zug, Switzerland, the Company has over 70 offices located across Europe, North and South America, and Asia-Pacific. Bossard’s acquisition of Arnold Industries will expand its US presence in the Northeast and reinforce its position in the electronics and medical technologies markets.

“We have worked with Arnold for a number of years in a strategic advisory role to prepare the Company for a transaction and are pleased to have such a successful outcome for the shareholders, management team and employees,” commented John Ferrara, Capstone’s Founder and President.

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  • 2017: Cross Border Deal of the Year