Mergers, Acquisitions & Exits

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    Sanlorenzo confirms interest in Perini Navi

    2020-05-21T16:19:00Z

    Sanlorenzo is a world leader in motoryachts over 40m in length Italian superyacht-builder Sanlorenzo today confirmed that it is evaluating a possible acquisition of fellow yacht builder Perini Navi SpA. For this purpose, Sanlorenzo has obtained an exclusivity period from Perini Navi majority shareholder Fenix Srl, ...

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    FLIR withdraws Raymarine sale

    2020-05-06T14:10:00Z

    In discussion with analysts on the company’s first quarter results today, FLIR Systems has confirmed that it has withdrawn the sale of Raymarine i nitially announced in late February . FLIR president and CEO Jim Cannon told investors that prior to the outbreak of Covid-19, the company was well-advanced ...

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    Vanquish Boats sold

    2020-04-24T14:55:00Z

    Century Boats acquires Rhode Island day-boat manufacturer for undisclosed sum

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    Century Boats sold to PE firm

    2020-04-20T15:28:00Z

    Private equity firm Sorfam Capital today announced that it acquired Century Boats in the middle of March for an undisclosed sum.

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    Canadian marina operator acquires four more properties

    2020-04-16T08:54:00Z

    Canadian marina operator Maple Leaf Marinas has added four new properties near Toronto to its growing portfolio of premium boating facilities.

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    Pier One, Seahorse merge

    2020-04-09T06:00:00Z

    Seahorse Marine has become the seventh Florida brokerage firm in as many years to merge under the Pier One Yacht Sales banner

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    US brokerage acquires Tartan Legacy Yachts

    2020-04-02T09:17:00Z

    Seattle Yachts buys Ohio-based builder for an undisclosed sum

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    Southern Marinas acquires three new Florida locations

    2020-03-18T15:59:00Z

    Southern Marinas Holdings, LLC, a partnership between a New York-based private investment firm and Southern Marinas, announced today the purchase of Hi-Lift Marina in Aventura; Hidden Harbour in Pompano Beach; and Palm Harbour in Cape Haze. These premier Florida locations were acquired from Aqua Marine Partners, LLC in a deal ...

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    MarineMax acquires Boatyard digital platform

    2020-03-17T15:11:00Z

    Through the acquisition, the US boat retailer is adding ’disruptive technology’ to its digital capability in a bid to transform the customer’s boating experience

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    Tohatsu Outboards NZ under new ownership

    2020-03-16T12:23:00Z

    The directors of Tohatsu Outboards NZ Ltd have announced that the business is being sold to their business partner Lakeside Marine NZ Ltd, a subsidiary of Lakeside Marine Pty Sydney.

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    Click&Boat acquires German competitor

    2020-03-13T12:33:00Z

    French boat-sharing company Click Boat has acquired Scansail, one of its main competitors in German-speaking markets. Scansail will continue to operate as a separate brand, based at its current headquarters in Hamburg.

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    FPT Industrial acquires electric powertrain specialist

    2020-03-11T11:18:00Z

    Marine powertrain specialist FPT Industrial has taken another step towards electrification with the acquisition of Potenza Technology, a UK company that specialises in the design and development of electric and hybrid-electric powertrain systems.

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    CMP Group acquires MarineTech Products

    2020-03-10T12:26:00Z

    Delta, Canada-based CMP Group Ltd announced Monday that the company has acquired MarineTech Products Inc.

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    Major insurance deal stands to consolidate superyacht insurance

    2020-03-10T10:09:00Z

    Two global insurance brokerage concerns, both very active in the superyacht market, may join forces as the result of a $30bn takeover approach by Aon to buy Willis Towers Watson. If the deal is completed, it would see the world’s second and third largest insurance brokerage business coming together to ...

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    Southern Marinas expands footprint in Florida market

    2020-03-04T15:26:00Z

    Fish-Tale Marina in Fort Myers Beach, Florida, is the latest acquisition of North Palm Beach, Florida-based Southern Marinas, which closed on the property February 20.

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    FLIR to sell-off Raymarine

    2020-02-27T15:48:00Z

    The thermal imaging specialist said it was undertaking a restructuring program and a formal process to evaluate divesture of Raymarine’s non-thermal maritime electronics business – a ‘best in class’ asset

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    Yanmar buys Italian gyro stabilisation firm

    2020-02-27T11:10:00Z

    Japanese engine manufacturer Yanmar has entered the gyro stabiliser market following the acquisition of Italy-based Smartgyro Srl for an undisclosed sum.

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    EP Barrus acquires Blue Gee brand

    2020-02-27T10:00:00Z

    UK-based marine equipment distributor expands product portfolio

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    Historic Italian brand re-enters yacht market

    2020-02-20T12:03:00Z

    Iconic Italian boatbuilder Falcon Yachts has re-entered the market following its recent acquisition by T-Quest Holdings of the Middle East.

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    UK marine electronics specialist sold

    2020-02-18T14:38:00Z

    UK-based marine electronics services specialist, Charity Taylor, has been acquired by Aage Hempel Group, one of the largest marine electronics groups in Europe, and a subsidiary of Grupo Arbulu. Aage Hempel also has a dedicated division within its operations which comprise 120 office worldwide.