M&A Deal Summary

JDH Capital Acquires Savage Arms

On July 8, 2019, family office JDH Capital acquired defense company Savage Arms from Vista Outdoor for 170M USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is JDH Capital’s 1st transaction in the Defense sector.
  • This is JDH Capital’s largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is JDH Capital’s 3rd transaction in the United States.
  • This is JDH Capital’s 1st transaction in Massachusetts.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2019-07-08
Target Savage Arms
Sector Defense
Buyer(s) JDH Capital
Sellers(s) Vista Outdoor
Deal Type Divestiture
Deal Value 170M USD

Target

Savage Arms

Westfield, Massachusetts, United States
website
Savage Arms is a manufacturer of hunting rifles and shotguns, delivering innovative products for more than 100 years. Savage Arms was formed in 1894 and is based in Westfield, Massachusetts.

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Buyer(S) 1

DESCRIPTION

JDH Capital is a family-backed private investment firm. JDH is sector agnostic and will consider investing in a variety of asset classes. JDH Capital was formed in 2017 and is based in Houston, Texas.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 3 of 5
Sector (Defense) 1 of 1
Type (Divestiture) 1 of 1
State (Massachusetts) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 3 of 5
Year (2019) 2 of 2
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 1
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2019-06-24 Elite Compression Services

Victoria, Texas, United States

Elite Compression Services is a provider of compression services to the oil and gas industry. The Company is based in Victoria, Texas.

Sell $410M
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2022-01-01 Follett

Westchester, Illinois, United States

Follett is a retailer and provider of educational materials and technology solutions to PreK-12 libraries, classrooms, learning centers and school districts in the United States, and a major supplier to educational institutions worldwide. Follett was formed in 1873 and is based in Westchester, Illinois.

Buy -

Seller(S) 1

SELLER

Vista Outdoor

Anoka, Minnesota, United States

website


Category Company
Founded 2014
Sector Consumer Products
Employees4,400
Revenue 3.0B USD (2022)
DESCRIPTION

Vista Outdoor is a global designer, manufacturer and marketer of outdoor sports goods. Vista Outdoor was founded in 2014 and is based in Anoka, Minnesota.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 2 of 3
Sector (Defense) 1 of 1
Type (Divestiture) 1 of 2
State (Massachusetts) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 2 of 3
Year (2019) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 2 of 3
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2018-07-09 Vista Outdoor - Bollé Cébé and Serengeti Brands

Farmington, Utah, United States

Vista Outdoor, Inc. - Bollé, Cébé and Serengeti Brands engages in design of ammunition, hunting and shooting accessories, hydration bottles and packs, and outdoor cooking products.

Sell $158M
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2020-10-13 Remington Outdoor Company - Ammunition and Accessories Assets

Madison, North Carolina, United States

Remington Outdoor Company, Inc. - Ammunition and Accessories Assets including Remington's Lonoke, Arkansas manufacturing facility, and the Remington brand and trademarks.

Buy $81M