Shimano divests Pearl Izumi to United Sports Brands

Pearl Izumi

Califonia-based United Sports Brands (USB), owner of Spalding, Nathan, Shock Doctor and KT Tape, among others, has acquired the bike apparel brand Pearl Izumi from Shimano, the Japanese manufacturer of cycling components, fishing tackle and rowing equipment. USB is a portfolio company of private equity firm Bregal Partners. Besides its ...

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