China’s ANTA Sports Products Limited is leading a consortium that is in the final stages of agreeing to acquire Finland’s Amer Sports Corporation in an all-cash acquisition deal worth €4.6 billion ($5.2 billion). The trading of the Company’s ordinary shares continues on the main list of the OMX Nordic Exchange Helsinki. €16.5 million) in the last 12 months. Weilin+Göös is divested in 1995 and Time/system in 1997. Amer Group launches its new marketing name, Amer Sports, combined with a new logo, to be used in corporate marketing and advertising. Amer Tobacco Oy is established in Finland. In 1999 the Group expands its operations by acquiring Suunto, a manufacturer of in particular outdoor and diving instruments. Amer Sports Corporation has acquired all the shares and related businesses of Peak Performance AB from the Danish fashion company IC Group. Its product portfolio includes cross trainers, treadmills and cycles, among others. This is where a multibrand strategy comes into play. In 1994, Amer acquires the operations of Atomic, the Austrian manufacturer of winter sports equipment. Amer Sports Corporation's acquisition of the Salomon business and its brands has been seen to completion. The company’s technically advanced sports equipment, footwear, and apparel improve performance and increase the enjoyment of sports and outdoor activities. For the first time Amer enters into a sporting goods business in 1974 through the acquisition of Koho-Tuote Oy, manufacturers of “Koho” ice hockey sticks and protective equipment. The acquisition is one giant step forward toward the Amer Group's stated goal to become "the No. The company is divested in 1991. Korpivaara has exclusive import and distribution rights for Toyota, Citroen and Suzuki cars and vans, Toyota forklift trucks and Bridgestone and Firestone tyres in Finland. Amer Group Plc acquires Precor Inc, an US based supplier of fitness equipment, for a total consideration of approximately EUR 180 million. An investor consortium including ANTA Sports Products Limited, FountainVest, Anamered Investments and an affiliate of Tencent makes a voluntary recommended cash tender fffer for all of the issued and outstanding shares in Amer Sports. Amer Sports acquires Nikita ehf, a snowboarding inspired Action Sports apparel brand which focuses on female consumers. Amer Sports makes a strategic move by acquiring Salomon and the family of brands Bonfire, Arc’teryx, and Cliché. To reinforce its publishing activities, Amer acquires several publishing and printing businesses including, among others, Time/system International A/S, a global producer and marketer of personal planning systems, which is acquired in 1987. Amer Sports to acquire Sports Tracker Finnish sporting goods giant Amer Sports announced that it is acquiring Sports Tracker, a smartphone and web-based fitness tracking application, and also Finland-based. Share Not taking into account the said purchase, which was made with private funds, Anta would have obtained a net profit of 3,073.6 million yuan (444 billion dollars), 53.5% more than … Amer already has a Plastic Division, which includes manufacture and marketing of “Terhi” plastic boats. Peak Performance business will be consolidated into Amer Sports as of July 2, 2018. How much will be paid for the acquisition was not disclosed, but the trade is expected to go into effect by the end of June. Click here for more information. Subsequently, the Division also encompasses a company both in the Netherlands and Belgium. United Nations Sustainable development goals (SDGS), Corporate responsibility management and organisation, Largest shareholders and ownership structure. The company is a subsidiary of Anta Sports.. Amer Sports’ delisting from London Stock Exhange approved. The London listing authority approves the delisting of Amer Sports shares from the official list of London Stock Exchange. With the close of the acquisition Amer Sports retains the global brand, sales and innovation rights to Louisville Slugger, a leading American baseball brand. 1 sports equipment company in the world." The acquisition will have a minor positive impact on Amer Sports’ 2018 financial results, subject to final timing of the closing. Atomic, the Winter Sports Division of Amer Group, expands its offerings by acquiring the Volant ski brand. Amer Sports is a sporting goods company with internationally recognized brands including Salomon, Wilson, Atomic, Arc’teryx, Mavic, Suunto, and Precor. The profits already take into account the acquisition of Amer Sports, for which it paid 4,661 million euros (5.1 billion dollars). Amer Sports Oyj (formerly Amer-Yhtymä Oyj) is a Chinese-owned Finnish sporting goods company with brands including Salomon, Arc'teryx, Peak Performance, Atomic, Suunto, Wilson, Precor, Armada, ENVE Composites, Louisville Slugger, DeMarini and Sports Tracker. Toyota is ranked as the leader in the Finnish vehicle sales statistics for more than ten years. To supplement and expand its European sporting goods activities, in 1978 Amer acquires Koho Sporting Goods Corporation, based in Long Island, New York, which acts as a distributor of Koho products in North East USA. Update: 14:15 (EST): Joerg at Prime Skiing (Joerga on NS) had a chat with Hans Smith , Armada Co-Founder, to find out a bit about why the decision has been made to sell to Amer. Amer withdraws from its tobacco business on 26 March 2004 as Philip Morris agrees to buy back the exclusive right Amer Tobacco Ltd held to produce and sell Philip Morris cigarettes in Finland. The London listing authority approves the delisting of Amer Sports shares from the official list of London Stock Exchange. The acquisition would also improve Anta's status in her own country.ry. Korpivaara also has its own vehicle lease and hire purchase finance business. China's largest sports brand has submitted an official offer for Finnish manufacturer Amer Sports, which has already been recommended by the company's board of directors. “We are delighted about the opportunity to invest in Amer Sports, a leading sporting goods company with a strong portfolio of internationally recognized brands," Anta Sports CEO Ding Shizhong said in a Dec. 8, 2018, release that first announced the possible acquisition. The acquisition also expands Amer Sports businesses in outdoor and opens completely new market areas of bicycle components and technical clothing. The combined business creates a leading global sports equipment company with combined sales of EUR 1.7 billion and 7,300 employees. As a result of Mascot Bidco Oy gaining title to all shares in Amer Sports Corporation, Amer Sports was delisted from the Nasdaq Helsinki on 4 September, 2019. Anta's acquisition of Amer Sports is a bet on less mainstream sporting activities in China, such as skiing, hiking, tennis, etc. Weilin+Göös is known as one of the largest publishers of encyclopaedias and textbooks in Finland and the leading publisher of diaries and calendars. Amer Sports has acquired 11 companies, including 3 in the last 5 years. Amer Sports acquires ENVE Composites LLC, a fast-growing brand in high-end carbon wheels, components, and accessories for road and mountain biking, and EvoShield, the leading brand of protective gear for baseball and softball. The acquisition is completed at the end of March 1989 for a total consideration of USD 200 million. Time/system, with sales subsidiaries in the Nordic countries, United Kingdom, Italy and Germany, is part of Amer Group until 1997. Following the acquisition of the majority share of its voting rights, the publicly quoted Danish company Rias A/S becomes part of Amer Group in1987. The Finland based Amer Sports group, which owns brands including Armada, Salomon, Atomic, and Arcteryx has confirmed with multiple news sources that they have been approached regarding a $5.3 billion all-cash takeover by a Chinese group including one of the country’s largest sportswear brands Anta and the private equity firm FountainVest. Hyppölä (later known as Amerpap), a Finnish paper merchanting and paper converting company is acquired in 1979 and the Group’s Paper Division is duly established. Wilson Team Sports of Amer Group expands its operations by acquiring Athletic Training Equipment Company Inc. (ATEC) is a leading manufacturer of pitching machines for baseball and softball. Amer Sports Acquires Salomon{mosimage}Amer Sports Corporation has made an agreement with adidas-Salomon AG to acquire Salomon, including the brands Salomon, Mavic, Bonfire, Arc’Teryx, and Cliché. The bid to purchase Amer Sports, which owns brands such as Salomon, Arc’teryx, Wilson, Louisville Slugger, and Precor, was issued by Anta on September 12. Precor offers premium fitness equipment for both the home and commercial fitness markets. A Chinese investor group led by Anta Sports Products reached a deal to acquire Finland’s Amer Sports Oyj, which bought Chicago-based Wilson in 1989. Amer changes its official name into Amer Sports Corporation to highlight the company’s focus on sports equipment. In 1977, Amer obtains a listing for its “A” shares on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd. Amer Sports said in a statement that the offer, announced in September and launched in December last year, had been successful with some 94 percent of its shares sold to the group. All ice hockey related businesses are subsequently divested in 1986. Amer Sports Corporation has completed its acquisition of sportswear brand Peak Performance from IC Group. The transaction value for the Salomon business segment is expected to be approximately 485 million euros based on year-end 2004 figures. During the 1970’s as excess capacity develops in the industry, Amer decides to dispose of its shipping investments and the last ship is sold in 1981. Beijing ICP prepared NO.16065310-3, Anta Sports buys Amer Sports for 4.6 bln euros. €145 million) and EBIT of DKK 123 million (approx. The combined business will create a leading global sports equipment company with combined sales of EUR 1.7 billion and 6,800 employees. The delisting is finalized on Friday 24 June 2005. Sherbrooke Sports Division, St. Jean, Quebec 1986: Les Industries du HockeyCanadien, Inc. 1986: Koho Sporting Goods Corporation 1986: Koho-Tuote Oy 1986: Weiling & Göös 1970-1981: Ships m/s Finnboston, m/s Finnpartner and m/s Finn-Amer Amer Sports (Salomon, Atomic) announced this morning their $4.1 million acquisition of Armada Skis (yes, you read that number right). A consortium led by China's Anta Sports Products Ltd., the country's largest sportswear company, has bought Finnish firm Amer Sports for 4.6 billion euros (5.15 billion U.S. dollars). Anta Sports is now also moving forward to the European area. After several loss-making years, the company is divested in February 1997. Les Industries du HockeyCanadien Inc., based in Drummondville, Quebec, Canada, the manufacturer of the “Canadien” range of ice hockey sticks, is acquired in 1979 as well as Sherbrooke Sports Division, St. Jean, Quebec, manufacturers of ice hockey protective equipment. Amer Sports, ranked among the world's largest sports firms, was founded in 1950 as a tobacco company, before diversifying in the 2000s. Amer acquires three ships, the m/s Finnboston, the m/s Finnpartner and the m/s Finn-Amer, which are profitably managed by a shipping company. Amer Sports, ranked among the world's largest sports firms, was founded in 1950 as a tobacco company, before diversifying in the 2000s. In addition to the Helsinki and London Stock Exchanges, the Company’s shares have been available through an ADR facility in the US since 1987; trading through the London Stock Exchange SEAQ International system starts in 1989. Amer Sports divests Nikita and Bonfire brands and acquires Louisville Slugger, a leading American baseball brand, Sports Tracker, a digital sports application and online service and Queenax, a functional training systems provider. Amer Sports, the parent company of shoe brands Salomon and Arc'Teryx, confirms its receipt of an acquisition bid from Anta and FountainVest. Amer Sports Corporation divests the cycling business of Mavic S.A.S. Amer Sports acquires Armada, the iconic US ski brand. Peak Performance has a strong presence in the North and Central European markets, and the brand is also highly recognized outside of Europe. In 1987, a Chicago based paper merchants, Hobart Mc/Intosh Paper Company, is acquired and included into the Paper Division. The company’s operations became part of Wilson‘s Team Sports Division. Amer owns different niche brands for different sports categories: Salomon ski boots, Louisville Slugger baseball bats, Arcteryx outdoor apparel, etc. The business will now be consolidated into Amer Sports on 2 July and will have a minor positive impact onthe company’s 2018 financial results. The acquisition also expands Amer Sports businesses in outdoor and opens completely new market areas of bicycle components and technical clothing. Salomon is known for highly innovative and performance oriented products. Volant is a North American based ski brand which is mainly sold at the top-end of the market. Estimated to be worth 4.4 billion euros, Amer Sports last reported annual sales of 2.7 billion euros and employs around 9,500 people. After acquisition, the investor consortium intends to invest significant time, resources and effort in helping Amer Sports to accelerate several ongoing and new strategic initiatives under private ownership, including expanding Amer Sports' businesses in the Chinese market. The Toyota operations are divested in 1995, and the Citroen and Suzuki operations in 1996. Amer Sports Corp. is the parent company to several brands, including Salomon and Arc’Teryx. The acquisition includes the Armada brand, Armada-branded products, as well as intellectual property and distribution rights. By using our website, you agree to the use of cookies, which help us better adapt our services and offerings to your needs. Based in Stockholm, Sweden, Peak Performance is a leading premium sports fashion brand with net sales of DKK 1,079 million (approx. The acquisition includes both the brand name Queenax and the intellectual property and distribution rights. The Sports Division is first constituted in 1986, when Amer acquires 80% of the MacGregor Golf Company from the world famous golfer Jack Nicklaus. In January the Group acquires the operations of the US based DeMarini Inc, manufacturer of baseball and softball bats. Bloomberg the Company & Its Products The Company & its Products Bloomberg Terminal Demo Request Bloomberg Anywhere Remote Login Bloomberg Anywhere Login Bloomberg Customer Support Customer Support Amer Sports Corporation has today completed the acquisition of ENVE Composites LLC announced on February 22, 2016. Queenax will be integrated into Amer Sports’ business division Precor.. Amer Sports considers functional strength training as one of the most important and fastest growing branches of … Plastics is part of Amer following the Korpivaara acquisition in 1984 until its divestment at the beginning of 1990.
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