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    UK yacht chandler sold


    L-R: SeaFront directors Simon Sheehan and Richard Besse with general manager of Nick Cox Matt Evans and SeaFront operations manager Liz Evans SeaFront Marine Group in the UK has acquired Lymington-based retailer Nick Cox Yacht Chandler, expanding the company’s portfolio of marine product distribution, sales and ...

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    Three Nordic wholesalers merge to form powerful group

    2020-10-13T14:13:00Z IBI , by Lars-Åke Redéen

    Peter Schmidt Helbirk: “The new group gives us the opportunity to offer customers more strong brands at competitive prices” Three Nordic wholesalers of marine equipment have merged to form a powerful marine wholesale group for the Nordic region. Sweden’s Nautec AB, Norway’s Flak AS and ...

  • Crosshaven Boatyard

    Marine companies in the UK and Ireland get new ownership


    Crosshaven Boatyard and Armada Sails both look to expand

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    Mackay Marine expands footprint with SA acquisition


    Marine electronics specialist Mackay Marine has expanded its global footprint via the acquisition of South African nav/comm company Dynamic Marine Systems (DMS). The deal, announced late last month, adds a Cape Town presence to MacKay Marine’s 43 global locations, the company said in a statement.

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    Apax Partners Boats Group acquires another leading online marketplace

    2020-10-06T09:20:00Z IBI , by Neil Eaves

    Boats Group, the business behind the largest online marketplaces for boats and yachts, has acquired Dutch boating marketplaces, and from Arimpex Media Solutions. The acquisition reinforces the company’s focus on expanding its global footprint and increases consumer engagement throughout Western Europe. Boats Group’s marketplaces already connect ...

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    Southern Marinas acquires new Florida location


    Southern Marinas Holdings LLC, a partnership between a New York-based private investment firm and Southern Marinas, has acquired Inlet Harbor Marina in Florida for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition brings the growing Southern Marina’s portfolio total to 12 properties.

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    MarineMax acquisition adds 20 locations


    US boat retailer significantly expands its Great Lakes and West Coast presence with the acquisition of the SkipperBud’s and Silver Seas’ dealership and marina operations

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    One hundred US marinas sold for $2.11bn


    Dallas, Texas-based Safe Harbor Marinas has entered into a definitive merger agreement with Sun Communities Inc and one of its subsidiaries in a transaction for cash and SUI equity valued at $2.11bn.

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    Harken Inc gets new owners


    Harken Inc, the US-based deck hardware manufacturer, has been acquired by its employees. The news comes not long after the company announced that it had acquired its longtime Dutch distributor, On Deck BV , for an undisclosed sum.

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    UK investment group buys into Perini Navi

    2020-09-16T11:33:00Z IBI , by David Robinson

    Italian brand reports €140m losses over nine years and no-go deal with Sanlorenzo

  • Harken

    Harken acquires longtime Dutch distributor


    On Deck BV now operates as Harken’s eighth foreign subsidiary

  • Hardy 65DS - Photo Credit Cockwells

    British boatbuilder acquires Hardy Marine


    Cockwells Modern Classic Boatbuilding has acquired Hardy Marine

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    Patrick Industries buys wood distributor


    Marine components supplier acquires working capital, machinery and equipment, and real estate of Inland Wood

  • OneWater Marine web pic

    OneWater broadens digital platform with acquisition


    Bricks and mortar boat retailer makes move to expand online presence

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    Nova Luxe acquires SA yacht-builder

    2020-08-24T14:36:00Z IBI , by Tony Esposito

    Just one year after launching its first all-electric yacht, US-based Nova Luxe has acquired South African yacht-builder Scape, according to a company statement. Scape has been producing highly efficient catamarans primarily for the charter fleet market for more than 15 years. Nova Luxe plans to adopt the Scape models ...

  • Marina at Keppel Bay 3

    Temasek withdraws from planned SG$4bn share purchase in Keppel Corp

    2020-08-13T14:50:00Z IBI , by David Robinson

    Marina at Keppel Bay is one of Singapore’s largest marinas A planned SG$4bn investment by Temasek, the sovereign wealth fund of Singapore, to gain a majority stake in Keppel Corporation, one of the biggest operators in the shipbuilding, offshore and real estate sectors in the island ...

  • Yale Cordage

    US private equity firm buys Yale Cordage

    2020-08-11T14:12:00Z IBI , by David Robinson

    In its 99th deal since being established in 1989, US private equity business River Associates Investment has bought Yale Cordage, a leading supplier of rope systems to the recreational and commercial marine sectors. The acquisition was in partnership with Yale’s management team. No value for the purchase has been released. ...

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    Davey & Co London Ltd gets new owner


    John Buckley of Harbour Marine Services acquires UK boat fittings manufacturer

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    Dufour sells JJL Catamarans to Croatian charter firm

    2020-08-10T08:42:00Z IBI

    Italy’s only serial cat producer has been sold to Under Heaven

  • Scott Bader

    Scott Bader acquires Summit Composites


    Scott Bader Australia Pty Ltd has acquired the assets of Summit Composites Pty Ltd for an undisclosed sum. The GRP resins supplier has been working alongside Summit Composites for over 10 years, with Summit distributing their high-performance resins, gelcoats and adhesives to the Australian market.