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Categories: Market, Mergers & Acquisitions, Stump & Company | Published: Oct 1st 2019
This has been a busy season in the M&A market. Activity remains strong across residential, hospitality, and contract furniture. We continue to observe a compelling balance of buyers and sellers in each of these furniture industry sectors. There are strong strategic buyers interested in growth and diversification of products and manufacturing capabilities. Private equity companies are investing in the space, indicating that there is additional investment to ...
Categories: News & Events, Stump & Company | Published: Jan 2nd 2019
The global furniture industry remains strong and has exhibited a multi-year growth trend. Consumer confidence, availability of disposable income for discretionary furniture purchases, and a generally strong stock market continue to drive positive industry performance. This year’s tax rate reductions have provided additional cash flow for corporations and higher dividends for investors. The tax cuts are also making large corporations enthusiastic about mergers & acquisitions. As a result, we are seeing more ...
Categories: Mergers & Acquisitions, News & Events, Stump & Company | Published: Jan 15th 2018
The 2017 M&A climate was robust, at levels not seen since before the 2008 crash. This meant a terrific year in furniture acquisitions and for Stump & Company. Our boutique M&A firm closed 7 transactions across the Residential, Hospitality, & Contract sectors of the industry:
In addition to a record setting bull stock market, generous bank lending, and an upbeat economic environment, the 2017 M&A activity in furniture was the result of a confluence of ...
Categories: Stump & Company | Published: Mar 8th 2016
CHARLOTTE, NC (March 7, 2016) -- Stuart Elizabeth Mullens, granddaughter of two Furniture Hall of Fame nominees, Ralph Stump and Stuart Love, recently joined furniture industry mergers and acquisition leader Stump & Company as Vice President and Principal.
In addition to a generations-deep heritage in furniture, Mullens brings a strong academic and career background. A Jefferson Scholar and Phi Beta Kappa graduate from the University of Virginia, Mullens began her career as a consultant at ...
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