M&A Deal Summary

Amer Sports Acquires Athletic Training Equipment

On November 19, 2003, Amer Sports Corp. acquired consumer products company Athletic Training Equipment Co. Inc. from Sport Supply Group, Inc. for 11M USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Amer Sports’ 4th transaction in the Consumer Products sector.
  • This is Amer Sports’ 4th largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Amer Sports’ 3rd transaction in the United States.
  • This is Amer Sports’ 1st transaction in Nevada.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2003-11-19
Target Athletic Training Equipment Co. Inc.
Sector Consumer Products
Buyer(s) Amer Sports Corp.
Sellers(s) Sport Supply Group, Inc.
Deal Type Divestiture
Deal Value 11M USD

Target

Athletic Training Equipment Co. Inc.

Sparks, Nevada, United States
Athletic Training Equipment Co. Inc. manufactures pitching machines and training equipment for baseball and softball and thus supports Team Sports’ strong market positions in these sports.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Amer Sports Corp.

Helsinki, Finland

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Category Company
Founded 1950
SectorConsumer Products
Employees7,954
Revenue 2.5B EUR (2015)
DESCRIPTION

Amer Sports is a sporting goods company with recognized brands including Salomon, Wilson, Atomic, Arc'teryx, Mavic, Suunto, and Precor. Amer Sports technically advanced sports equipment, footwear and apparel improve performance and increase the enjoyment of sports and outdoor activities.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 4 of 11
Sector (Consumer Products) 4 of 8
Type (Divestiture) 1 of 4
State (Nevada) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 3 of 5
Year (2003) 1 of 2
Size (of disclosed) 4 of 4
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2002-10-01 Precor, Inc.

Woodinville, Washington, United States

Precor is a full-line supplier of technically advanced, premium-quality fitness equipment for the commercial and home markets. Its comprehensive product range includes aerobic exercise equipment, and strength-training and stretching systems.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2003-12-02 Huffy Corp - Volant Ski Brand

Centerville, Ohio, United States

Huffy Corp - Volant Ski Brand is a North American based ski brand which is mainly sold at the top-end of the market.

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Seller(S) 1

SELLER

Sport Supply Group, Inc.

Dallas, Texas, United States

website


Category Company
SectorConsumer Products
DESCRIPTION

Sport Supply Group is the nation?s leading marketer, manufacturer and distributor of sporting goods and branded team uniforms. The Company?s product line includes equipment and soft goods for various sports, such as baseball, football, soccer, basketball, softball, volleyball and tennis. It also offers other recreational products, such as fitness equipment, camping equipment, indoor recreational games, and outdoor playground equipment. The Company distributes its proprietary products through brands such as MacGregor, Voit, Edwards, Champion Barbell and Port-a-Pit and redistributes products through brands such as Nike, Rawlings, Wilson and Under Armour. Sport Supply Group markets its products through a family of websites, direct catalogs and sales professionals. The Company was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas. Scott Richland serves as a Board Observer for Andell Holdings.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 1 of 1
Sector (Consumer Products) 1 of 1
Type (Divestiture) 1 of 1
State (Nevada) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 1 of 1
Year (2003) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 1
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2009-07-27 Har-Bell Athletic Goods, Inc.

Springfield, Missouri, United States

Har-Bell Athletic Goods, Inc. is a distributor of sports equipment.

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