Quad-C Management, Inc. Announces Sale of EFC International |


CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia., November 3, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Quad-C Management, Inc. (“Quad-C”), a leading mid-market private equity firm, today announced that it has completed the sale of its investment in EFC International (“EFC” or the “Company”), a leading value-added distributor of specialty high-tech fasteners for the automotive and industrial end markets. Terms of the contract are not disclosed.

EFC is a global provider of value-added high-tech fasteners and specialty components solutions providing high-tech technical support, sales and marketing, distribution and service to customers in automotive, automotive, automotive end markets. industry and other technical fields. The Company has served as a vital link between suppliers and customers for over 35 years. EFC has a history of growth driven by long-standing relationships with suppliers and a long-standing customer base.

“Our experience with Quad-C has been both exceptional and rewarding,” said Matt Dudenhoeffer, CEO of EFC. “We were very lucky to be associated with such a collaborative and supportive team. Their experience with the distribution industry and their knowledge focused on growth, profitability and global diversification has enabled us to transform our business, double our sales and accelerate our trajectory. As a result, the company is better positioned with our new base to catapult our continued strong profitable growth. “

“The true partnership we forged with Matt and his team during our time together was second to none,” said Thad jones, Partner at Quad-C. “Management’s ability to execute a strategy of global expansion, including opening offices in China, Mexico, Korea, Germany and the UK during our partnership is a testament to the talent of the team and the value proposition of the company’s business model in the global market. “

“EFC is truly a unique company. The value the company provides to both suppliers and customers has enabled EFC to maintain double-digit organic growth rates for more than a decade, ”said Michael brooks, Partner at Quad-C. “It has been an honor to have partnered with EFC and the entire team during this chapter in the company’s history, and we look forward to seeing the team’s success for many years to come. “

Piper sandler & Co. acted as financial advisor to the Company in connection with the transaction.


EFC International, headquartered in Saint Louis, is a leading global supplier of technical fasteners and specialized component solutions serving the automotive, electrified vehicles, industrial and distribution markets. Providing a high level of technical support to customers and protecting supply chains is the cornerstone of EFC’s model. Close partnerships with suppliers and market leaders and world-class innovators enable EFC to meet the unique and evolving needs of each customer. EFC’s engineered products include plastic injection molded components, spring steel stampings, cold formed fasteners, clamping products, motion and routing control components, electrical / electronic connectors and lightweight assemblies among many other products. EFC has locations in North America, Europe and Asia. To learn more about EFC and to explore their online engineering guides, please visit www.efc-intl.com


Founded in 1989 and based in Charlottesville, Virginia, Quad-C is a mid-market private equity firm focused on investing in well-established companies in business and consumer services, food and beverage and consumer products, healthcare , industries, specialized distribution and transport / logistics. During its three decades of history, Quad-C has invested more than $ 3.7 billion capital in more than 70 platform companies. The Quad-C team is committed to partnering with entrepreneurs and management teams to accelerate growth and create long-term value. Learn more about Quad-C at www.quadcmanagement.com.

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