M&A Specialists
to Furniture, Furnishings & Related Industries

Stump's credentialed team offers sell-side advising, buy-side engagements, and valuation preparation across the global furnishings industries.

M&A Advisory

With five decades of experience, Stump & Company is poised for another fifty years of delivering industry leading results for its clients. This privately held Mergers & Acquisition Advisory firm remains a family business and is now led by its second and third generations, partners Tim Stump, Bo Stump and Stuart Stump Mullens.

With over 400 M&A transactions to date across the globe Stump has the experience to execute deals efficiently, professionally, and confidentially. Delivering superior results for business owners.

1
years in business
$15M - $250M
typical sell-side enterprise value
5+
M&A transactions

Stump's level of professionalism and attention to detail is unparalleled. If you're considering a merger or acquisition in the home furnishings or Ecommerce space, there's no one better.

Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google

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Strategic Lanes

Stump services include sell-side advising, buy-side engagements, and comprehensive valuation modeling. M&A Advisory
The Stump Difference

Since 1972, the Stump team is committed to guiding owners through the selling process, with a track record of achieving the maximum price, on the best terms, with the right buyer. Our proven process of underwriting, valuing, and managing the marketing process provides the owner/client with confidence that the market is speaking accurately.

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Stump M&A Advisory Team
Stump & Company team. From left to right: Bo Stump, Stuart Stump Mullens, Tim Stump.

Stump & Company

Based in Charlotte, NC, Stump & Company is a global M&A Advisory firm with deep experience across Home Furnishings & Décor, Manufacturing, Direct-To-Consumer & E-Commerce, Showrooms & Real Estate, and Family Businesses.

Stump & Company guides business owners through the selling process. Our record demonstrates that we can connect the right buyer with your company, and that we can negotiate the best price along with superior terms. When you partner with Stump, you work with the Stumps. We do the work - not junior staff or outsourced vendors. Your work stays in the family, where it belongs. We are accountable, transparent, and confidential. Our commitment is to pedigreed senior-level focus on executing deals professionally and quickly.

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Will China’s military drills near Taiwan affect the furniture industry?

With continued planned patrols made by China near Taiwan, how will the furniture industry be affected by the growing disruption?
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Will China’s military drills near Taiwan affect the furniture industry?

With continued planned patrols made by China near Taiwan, how will the furniture industry be affected by the growing disruption?
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What does a red hot jobs report mean for the furniture industry? Industry experts weigh in

As of July 2022, employment has risen 528,000 according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. In fact, the unemployment rate is the best its been since February 2020. What does this mean for the furniture industry?
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What does a red hot jobs report mean for the furniture industry? Industry experts weigh in

As of July 2022, employment has risen 528,000 according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. In fact, the unemployment rate is the best its been since February 2020. What does this mean for the furniture industry?
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Struck by the power of the ports

by Stuart Stump Mullens
A visit to the United State's fastest-growing and third-largest-by-volume container terminal reveals the powerful investment the Port of Savannah has made to maintain the accurate pace for the U.S. economy's import and export needs.
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Struck by the power of the ports

A visit to the United State's fastest-growing and third-largest-by-volume container terminal reveals the powerful investment the Port of Savannah has made to maintain the accurate pace for the U.S. economy's import and export needs.