Generational Equity Announces the Acquisition of Big Horn Corporation by American General Tool Group

By Generational Equity


Generational Equity, a leading mergers and acquisitions advisor for privately-held, middle-market businesses, is pleased to announce the acquisition of its client, Big Horn Corporation (Big Horn), headquartered in Denison, Texas, by American General Tool Group (American General), headquartered in Vista, California. The acquisition closed on September 4, 2015.

Established in 1986, Big Horn is a wholesale distributor of small woodworking tools and accessories to specialty furniture manufacturing, architectural woodwork, craft, and other custom woodworking industries. To learn more, visit

Managing Director Michael Goss and Vice President Julie Sandoval led the Generational Equity deal team that advised Big Horn on the transaction. 

Sandoval stated, “It was a pleasure working with the owners of Big Horn and their well-established company.”

American General manufactures and distributes pneumatic and power tools, woodworking machinery, aftermarket pneumatic and electrical spare parts and tool accessories for the construction and woodworking trades.

The Company’s markets include construction material supply for retail and tool repair shops that service pneumatic and electrical tools used by roofers, framers and finisher trades. To learn more, visit  

About Generational

Headquartered in Dallas, Generational is one of the leading M&A advisory firms in North America.

With more than 350 professionals located throughout 17 offices in North America, the companies help business owners release the wealth of their business by providing growth consulting, merger, acquisition, and wealth management services. Their six-step approach features strategic and tactical growth consulting, exit planning education, business valuation, value enhancement strategies, M&A transactional services, and wealth management.

The M&A Advisor named the company Investment Banking Firm of the Year three years in a row, Valuation Firm of the Year in 2020, and North American Investment Bank of the Year in 2022 as well as Consulting Firm of the Year. For more information, visit