Mergers, Acquisitions & Exits

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    Nimbus' acquisition creates Nordic market leader


    IBI interviews Nimbus CEO

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    Marquis to spin off Larson boat line


    Marquis Yachts in the US has announced the sale of its Larson boat line and the lay-off of 30 administrative and production workers.

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    Dometic Group acquires outdoor aftermarket specialist


    The Swedish equipment provider is looking to leverage and expand Kampa’s aftermarket offering across Europe

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    Nimbus to acquire Brunswick’s joint venture interest in Bella Boats


    Brunswick Corp today announced that Sweden-based Nimbus Boats is to acquire its joint venture interest in Finland’s Bella Boats. Terms of the deal are unknown, but the acquisition is expected to close before the end of the year. It will provide Nimbus with ownership of all Bella brands, including

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    Mission Critical Electronics buys Xantrex


    Schneider Electric has sold its Xantrex electrical equipment manufacturing business to Huntington Beach, California-based Mission Critical Electronics (MCE).

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    Beneteau closes Delphia Yachts acquisition


    Groupe Beneteau and Delphia Yachts Kot sp. j. reached financial closing of the acquisition by Groupe Beneteau of its operations designing, building and marketing sailing and motor yachts under the Delphia Yachts and Maxi Yachts brands in Warsaw, Poland on Friday.

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    Smoker Craft sells furniture manufacturing business to Lippert Components


    US boatbuilder Smoker Craft Inc announced Friday that the company has sold its in-house marine furniture manufacturing operation to Elkhart, Indiana-based Lippert Components Inc (LCI).

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    Donovan Marine acquires Morgan Recreational Products


    Donovan Marine, the Louisiana-based international distributor of marine components and transportation equipment, has acquired Morgan Recreational Products in a deal with undisclosed terms.

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    Dutch motorboat builder finds new owner


    Beleaguered Dutch shipyard Jetten Jachtbouw today announced that it is ‘business as usual’, thanks to financial support from global investment firm Oxbridge SE. According to a company statement, Oxbridge has acquired a significant controlling share in Jetten Bommelaer BV, trading under Jetten

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    New ownership for bankrupt Italian yards


    Two Italian yacht-builders that have both been in a bankrupt state have recently been acquired by new owners. The two businesses are Cantieri di Pisa and the Privilege superyacht yard located at Civitavecchia, near Rome. The latter also included an uncompleted shell of the 127m (416ft) Project One.