Tag Archives: acquisitions

George’s Marine and Sports changes name to Pride Marine Group

Pride Marine Group Ltd. announced the acquisition of George’s Marine and Sports in Eastern Ontario on Nov. 6, 2017. Both organizations share a proud history of supporting the boating industry and lifestyle through integrity, leadership, excellent customer service and a strong crew. As of today, George’s Marine and Sports locations will be known as the following: Pride Marine Group – ...

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Winnebago Industries acquires Chris-Craft

Winnebago Industries, Inc. has acquired Chris-Craft from Stellican Ltd., which has owned Chris-Craft since 2001. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. “Chris-Craft is an iconic, premium brand that shares many similarities with our own heritage Winnebago brand, including a commitment to providing customers with the highest quality products and services,” said Winnebago Industries President and Chief Executive Officer Michael ...

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Marine Sales Group: A new focus on growth, acquisitions

The last couple of years have seen an upswing in dealer consolidation. An improving market, an aging owner base and easier access to capital have made it an attractive time to buy a boat dealership or marina, especially for those who can realize some economies of scale. In the marina segment, we’ve seen Safe Harbor and Suntex scooping up marinas ...

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