Investment Banking

The decision to sell or recapitalize is a pivotal moment for any business and requires a partner you can trust completely. Stout's Investment Banking Group is known for decades of deal-making experience, deep industry insight, and the highest level of service when addressing the demands of complex financial and strategic business matters.

We specialize in providing mergers and acquisitions (M&A) advice, private capital raising, and other financial advisory services to family owned businesses, portfolio companies of private equity firms and divisions of large corporate parents. At Stout, we believe our clients' best interests are paramount, and take great care in presenting a full range of strategic alternatives. 

Stout's specialization by industry group delivers customized, sector-relevant strategies. Our professionals are active leaders in the following industry communities and are routinely sought after for their insights: 

Aerospace, Defense, & Transportation


Business Services

Consumer Retail, Food & Beverage

Diversified Industrials

Energy & Utilities

Healthcare & Life Sciences

Metals & Mining

Plastics & Packaging

Real Estate, Lodging, & Leisure

Technology, Media, & Telecommunications