Jason Levinthal, owner of the Vermont-based direct-to-consumer ski manufacturer 4FRNT Ski Co. for the past three years, has sold ski brand to trio of private investors.
Climbing and running titles join a growing portfolio of active lifestyle brands.
Vancouver, BC-based outdoor retailer MEC is being sold to a private equity firm, ending years of being independently owned. Financial terms of the deal weren’t disclosed.
Boulder, Colo.-based Active Interest Media has sold its portfolio of outdoor publications — including SNEWS, Ski, Backpacker, Climbing and others — to fellow Boulder publisher Pocket Outdoor Media.
JD Sports Fashion Plc on Tuesday reacquired the Go Outdoors retail business for £56.5 million (US$70.6 million) after placing the asset in “administration,” which is the British term for insolvency.