Mergers, Acquisitions & Exits – Page 7

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    Otto Piening GmbH acquires Thies Propeller


    The German propeller manufacturer now offers solutions for smaller yachts

  • Aon logo

    Aon-Willis Towers Watson merger faces lawsuits


    Plans for a takeover deal worth some US$30bn of two major insurance brokerage groups have hit a possible hurdle as at least three shareholder lawsuits have been filed opposing the approach by Aon to acquire Willis Towers Watson. Both businesses are big players in the superyacht insurance market.

  • Calgary Boat Show 2019

    Master Promotions acquires five Canadian outdoor shows


    Halifax, Canada-based Master Promotions Ltd announced on Wednesday that it has acquired five major-market consumer boat and sporting goods shows from Canadian National Sportsmen’s Shows (CNSS).

  • Dubai Harbour

    Meraas to merge fully into Dubai Holdings group

    2020-06-17T14:01:00Z IBI , by David Robinson

    Marinas a key part of its asset portfolio

  • VanDutch

    Cantiere del Pardo acquires VanDutch

    2020-06-16T14:39:00Z IBI

    Three new models will be launched in 2021

  • White Shark boats

    White Shark boat brand changes hands again


    French boat importer acquires the storied White Shark boat brand

  • Alukin DP 650

    Nimbus completes acquisition of Swedish boatbuilder


    Sweden’s Nimbus Boats has completed the acquisition of aluminium boat producer Alukin Boats Sweden AB. Alukin, located north of Stockholm, is now a full member of the Nimbus family.

  • Dubai Harbour

    CVC Capital Partners completes acquisition of D-Marin

    2020-05-28T14:00:00Z IBI , by David Robinson

    Dubai Harbour Marina is included in the CVC deal Confirmation of the acquisition of the D-Marin group facilities in Greece, Croatia and the UAE by the Luxembourg-headquartered private equity group CVC Capital Partners has been belatedly received following an announcement by British Marine, the UK’s marine ...

  • Massimo Perotti Cav. Presidente Sanlorenzo

    Sanlorenzo confirms interest in Perini Navi


    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


    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 ...

  • Coronado

    Vanquish Boats sold


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

  • Century Boats

    Century Boats sold to PE firm


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

  • South Bay Cove Yacht Haven

    Canadian marina operator acquires four more properties


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

  • Pier One Yacht Sales

    Pier One, Seahorse merge


    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


    Seattle Yachts buys Ohio-based builder for an undisclosed sum

  • Southern Marinas

    Southern Marinas acquires three new Florida locations


    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 ...

  • MarineMax flag

    MarineMax acquires Boatyard digital platform


    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

  • Bob Tait

    Tohatsu Outboards NZ under new ownership


    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.

  • catamaran

    Click&Boat acquires German competitor


    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.

  • FPT Potenza

    FPT Industrial acquires electric powertrain specialist


    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.