The latest news from around the world on mergers, acquisitions and exits across all sectors of the boating industry.

Mergers, Acquisitions & Exits

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Cruisers purchase fills MarineMax void, no long-term strategy change

2021-05-13T09:04:00+01:00IBI , by Tony Esposito

MarineMax chief revenue officer talks to IBI about the reasons behind latest acquisition

Owen Sound

Canadian marina company acquires three new properties

2021-05-11T14:35:00+01:00IBI , by Craig Ritchie

Maple Leaf Marinas grows to 11 facilities with latest acquisitions

Ron Krisanda, Executive Chairman, Survitec

Survitec acquires Norwegian PPE firm

2021-05-11T10:02:00+01:00

Hansen Protection is a leading European provider of personal protective equipment

Global Yachting Group

Harwood Capital given extension over GYG takeover decision

2021-05-10T13:54:00+01:00IBI , by David Robinson

New deadline for any bid offer is now set at June 4

Enrico Gennasio, Alfagomma

Cantieri di Pisa acquired by Italian industrial group

2021-05-07T09:13:00+01:00IBI , by David Robinson

Alfagomma launches major investment plan to revive established brand

Safe Harbor Lauderdale Marine Center

Fort Lauderdale marina joins Safe Harbor, the world’s largest marina operator

2021-05-05T10:10:00+01:00IBI , by Neil Eaves

The Lauderdale Marine Centre is one of the largest yacht repair centres in the US

Premier Escalante

Premier Marine acquired by investment firm

2021-05-04T09:03:00+01:00IBI , by Craig Ritchie

Envision Co enters leisure marine business with purchase of luxury pontoon boat builder

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MarineMax acquires US boatbuilder

2021-05-03T13:48:00+01:00

The industry’s largest boat and yacht retailer, MarineMax, announced the purchase of its first boatbuilding company, US-based Cruisers Yachts

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Equipment maker Lippert acquires German company

2021-04-30T13:36:00+01:00IBI , by Arlene Sloan

Described as part of its broader European strategy, US based Lippert Components has established a new subsidiary in Germany and added German supplier Schaudt to the fold

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Marine representative firms merge

2021-04-26T11:45:00+01:00

Richards Marine Marketing is now part of West Coast Sales

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World’s largest accessory retailer changes hands

2021-04-14T12:03:00+01:00

Leading US marine aftermarket retailer West Marine joins Princess Yachts and Dutch superyacht builder Royal Van Lent in L Catterton’s marine stable in a deal announced today.

Freedom Boat Club fleet

Freedom Boat Club sails into Wisconsin, two new Chicago locations to open

2021-04-13T13:59:00+01:00IBI , by Tony Esposito

The company now touts over 260 locations in three countries