Vista Outdoor Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Consumer ProductsCompany

Vista Outdoor has acquired 6 companies, including 4 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

Vista Outdoor’s largest acquisition to date was in 2021, when it acquired Foresight Sports for $474M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2018, when it sold Vista Outdoor - Bollé Cébé and Serengeti Brands to for $158M. Vista Outdoor has acquired in 4 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include consumer products (84%) and business services (17%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity7
    • M&A Buy Activity6
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3
  • M&A Advisors 5

Vista Outdoor

Vista Outdoor, Inc.

1 Vista Way,
Anoka, Minnesota 55303
United States,
(801) 447-3000
www.vistaoutdoor.com

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.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 4 - - - 1 1 6
vol $887M $81M $474M $1.4B
Sell (0.2/yr) # - - 1 - - - 1
vol $158M $158M
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Foresight Sports, Inc. 2021-09-10 474M USD Add-on Acquisition
San Diego, California · www.foresightsports.com
Remington Outdoor Company, Inc. - Ammunition and Accessories Assets 2020-10-13 81M USD Divestiture
Madison, North Carolina
Vista Outdoor, Inc. - Bollé, Cébé and Serengeti Brands 2018-07-09 158M USD Unknown
Farmington, Utah
CampChef 2016-09-01 74M USD Add-on Acquisition
Hyde Park, Utah · www.campchef.com
BRG Sports - Action Sports Business 2016-02-25 400M USD Divestiture
, United States
CamelBak Products LLC 2015-07-27 413M USD Add-on Acquisition
Petaluma, California · www.camelbak.com
Jimmy Styks LLC 2015-07-20 - Add-on Acquisition
Huntington Beach, California · www.jimmystyks.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Consumer Products 5 (83%) 968M (67%) 1 (100%) 158M (100%)
Business Services 1 (17%) 474M (33%) - -
Total 6 $1.4B 1 $158M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 6 1.4B 1 158M
  California 3 887M - -
  Utah 1 74M 1 158M
  North Carolina 1 81M - -
Total 6 $1.4B 1 $158M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Houlihan Lokey
1
Morgan Stanley
1
Robert W. Baird & Co., Inc.
1
Legal Deals
Reed Smith LLP
4
Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 3 $1.3B
< $100M 2 $155M
TOTAL $1.4B
Largest Foresight Sports, Inc.
$474M (2021-09-10)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $158M
TOTAL $158M
Largest Vista Outdoor, Inc. - Bollé, Cébé and Serengeti Brands
$158M (2018-07-09)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
17%
1 (17%)
Strategic(s)
33%
2 (33%)

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