Frontenac Company

Frontenac in its acquisition of EFC International


Frontenac Company




Mergers and Acquisitions

Date Closed

November 2021



Lead Office



On November 3, 2021, Frontenac announced its acquisition of EFC International, a value-added distributor of highly engineered fasteners. The financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The transaction will leverage EFC’s industrial distribution expertise and will continue to increase market share both domestically and abroad.

EFC International, headquartered in St. Louis, is a global provider of engineered fasteners and specialized component solutions serving the automotive, electrified vehicle, industrial and distribution marketplaces.

Frontenac is a Chicago-based private equity firm focusing investing in lower middle market buyout transactions in the consumer, industrial, and services industries.

Osler represented Frontenac with a team consisting of Brian Gray, Han Rui Cui (Corporate) and Kelly O’Ferrall (Employment & Labour).