Generational Equity Announces the Acquisition of Disc-Lock, Inc. by Sherex Fastening Solutions LLC

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, Disc-Lock, Inc.(Disk-Lock), headquartered in El Segundo, California, by Sherex Fastening Solutions LLC (Sherex), headquartered in Tonawanda, New York.  The acquisition closed on February 29, 2016.

Established over 30 years ago, Disc-Lock designs and manufactures highly-specialized vibration-proof fastening systems. Disc-Lock’s patented fasteners are used for numerous applications in a variety of industries worldwide, contributing to its proprietary manufacturing process. To learn more, visit

Managing Director Stephen Crisham and Vice President Mike Meredith led the Generational Equity deal team that advised Disc-Lock on the transaction. 

Mike stated, “This was a unique transaction in that Disc-Lock had developed numerous patented fastening solutions but had a limited marketing and sales function.”

“The buyer had an extensive sales and distribution network, and wanted to add additional products to its portfolio of fastening solutions. The synergies of the combined entities was obvious to both our client and the buyer.”

Sherex is a global manufacturer of engineered fastening solutions, combining fasteners, tooling, and automation to deliver the best solution at the lowest total installed cost. Learn more by visiting

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