yachting solutions

closed 1/22/2020 via Company Press Release

YPI CREW, purchased Recruitment Division from Edmiston

synopsis: YPI CREW, a leading international yacht crew agency, has acquired the recruitment division of Edmiston. Edmiston is a world-leader in yacht brokerage, management and charter. Edmiston's recruitment division focuses on recruiting at every level, from deckhand to captain, ensuring yachts operate to the very highest of standards.
buyer: YPI CREW
YPI CREW is a leading international yacht crew agency. YPI CREW provides an unparalleled recruitment service that focuses on absolute efficiency and quality. They specialise in placing captains, engineers, officers, chefs, stewards/stewardesses, bosuns, and deckhands. "
seller: Edmiston
Edmiston's recruitment division is comprised of an experienced recruitment team who are focused on recruiting at every level, from deckhand to captain, ensuring yachts operate to the very highest of standards. Edmiston is a world-leader in yacht brokerage, management and charter.
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announced 10/9/2013 via Company Press Release

Annapolis Boat Shows, will acquire Annapolis Boat Shows

synopsis: Paul Jacobs, General Manager of the Annapolis Boat Shows, has announced that he and a team of four local business owners have a contract to purchase the Boat Shows from C. Edward Hartman II. The company is the premier producer of in-water boat shows.
buyer: Annapolis Boat Shows
Annapolis Boat Shows is the premier producer of in-water boat shows. Their boat shows give boaters the unique opportunity to board and inspect virtually every new model on the market, make side-by-side comparisons, and talk to industry representatives about all aspects of buying and owning a boat. "
target: Annapolis Boat Shows
Annapolis Boat Shows is the premier producer of in-water boat shows. Their boat shows give boaters the unique opportunity to board and inspect virtually every new model on the market, make side-by-side comparisons, and talk to industry representatives about all aspects of buying and owning a boat.
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closed 1/23/2008 via BusinessWire

Internet Brands, Inc., acquired OffShoreOnly.com

synopsis: Internet Brands, Inc., a leading operator of media and e-commerce websites, acquired OffShoreOnly.com a popular community website in the online performance boating, niche. The site joins well-known online community destinations including Wikitravel.org, FlyerTalk.com, and BikeForums.com as part of Internet Brands' Travel & Leisure division.
buyer: Internet Brands, Inc. (:$107.45)
Los Angeles-based Internet Brands, Inc. is a leading Internet media company that owns, operates and grows community and e-commerce websites in the automotive, careers, home, money and business, shopping and travel and leisure categories. "
target: OffShoreOnly.com
With more than 45,000 registered users, OffShoreOnly.com has grown to be the world’s largest performance boating website since 2001. A vibrant enthusiast community and active discussion forum are the primary focus of the site.
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closed 9/5/2018 via BusinessWire

GS Media & Events, purchased Eight Consumer Tradeshows from RJ Promotions

synopsis: GS Media & Events, which owns and operates more than 25 recreation-focused consumer shows throughout the United States, announced it has acquired eight consumer shows from RJ Promotions, Inc. The acquisition includes five RV and sport shows, two boating shows and one park and outdoor show.
buyer parent: Good Sam Club
buyer: GS Media & Events
GS Media & Events, a division of Good Sam Enterprises, LLC, owns and operates 23 recreation-focused consumer shows throughout North America. The company currently produces RV & camping shows, boat & marine shows, and powersports & ice fishing shows. "
seller: RJ Promotions
The acquisition includes eight tradeshows from RJ Promotions. They are the Des Moines Boat & Sport Show, Des Moines RV & Outdoor Show, Topeka Boat & Outdoor Show, Topeka RV & Sport Show, Overland Park & Outdoor Show, CO Springs RV & Outdoor Show, CO Spring RV & Travel Expo and the El Paso RV Show.
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closed 9/2/2021 via GlobeNewswire

OneWater Marine Inc., acquired PartsVu

synopsis: OneWater Marine Inc., one of the largest premium recreational boat retailers in the US, has acquired PartsVu, an online marketplace for OEM marine parts, electronics and accessories. PartsVu helps boaters to get back out on the water as quickly as possible. Their products include engine parts, oils, gauges, anchors and more.
buyer: OneWater Marine Inc.
OneWater Marine is one of the largest premium recreational boat retailers in the US. OneWater operates 69 stores throughout 10 different states. The group offers a broad range of products and services, including pre-owned boats, parts and accessories, finance products, repair services and more. "
target: PartsVu
PartsVu is an online marketplace for OEM marine parts, electronics and accessories. PartsVu's goal is to provide the boating world with the best possible shopping experience and to get them back out on the water. Their products include engine parts, oils, gauges, anchors and more.
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closed 3/17/2020 via BusinessWire

MarineMax, Inc., acquired BoatYard

synopsis: MarineMax, Inc. has acquired Boatyard. Boatyard delivers boater happiness via the world's first on-demand marketplace for the leisure boater, and advanced SaaS toolsets for vetted marine businesses. Order fuel delivery, boat washing and just about any other boat service with a few clicks on a mobile device.
buyer: MarineMax, Inc. (HZO:$1,299.39)
Headquartered in Clearwater, Florida, MarineMax is the nation’s largest recreational boat and yacht retailer. The company sells new and used boats, parts, and accessories, as well as offers repair services. "
target: BoatYard
Boatyard delivers boater happiness via the world's first on-demand marketplace for the leisure boater, and advanced SaaS toolsets for vetted marine businesses. Order fuel delivery, boat washing and just about any other boat service with a few clicks on a mobile device.
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closed 10/16/2019 via BNC Analysis

Flotespace, acquired Boata Pty Ltd

synopsis: Flotespace, the Australian boating start-up providing an online marketplace and concierge service for boat and yacht rentals, has acquired Boata, a Sydney charter boat booking company. Boata enables anyone to be a boater for a day. Their platform makes it easy to book boats for birthday parties, fishing, and more.
buyer: Flotespace
Flotespace is an online boat marketplace and concierge booking service in Australia. Flotespace makes it easy to book a boat for any occasion. Flotespace enables people to enjoy a range of unique boating experiences, including birthdays, hens parties, business functions, romantic getaways and more. "
target: Boata Pty Ltd
Boata is a charter boat booking company in Australia. Boata enables anyone to be a boater for a day. Boata provides every Australian, regardless of their age, wealth, or ability, access to the boating lifestyle. Their platform makes it easy to book boats for birthday parties, fishing, and more.
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closed 5/2/2018 via BNC Analysis

Antlos S.r.l. merged with Sailogy,

synopsis: Antlos, an online marketplace in Italy that enables travelers to book authentic boat holidays directly from real Skippers, has merged with Sailogy, a world leading online yacht charter booking platform. Antlos allows users to search for boats by activity or location and can safely book and pay for it online.
buyer: Sailogy
Founded in 2013, Sailogy is a world leading online yacht charter booking platform. The platform provides users with access to over 20,000 yachts in 2,000 destinations. Sailogy offers bareboat and skippered charters on yachts, motor yachts, catamarans, and gulets. "
target: Antlos S.r.l.
Antlos is an online marketplace in Italy that enables travelers to book authentic boat holidays directly from real Skippers. Users can search by activity or location and can safely book and pay for boat holidays online.
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closed 1/24/2018 via BNC Analysis

Nautal, acquired incrediblue

synopsis: Nautal, the largest online marketplace for boat charter in Spain, has acquired incrediblue, an award-winning online marketplace for yacht charter and sailing holidays. incrediblue offers yacht holidays in Greece and other Mediterranean destinations.
buyer: Nautal
Nautal is the largest online marketplace for boat charter in Spain and one of the top boat rental platforms in Europe. Nautal offers over 19,300 boats in over 22 countries around the world. Their excellent service and multi-lingual team has lead to over 10,000 happy customers. "
target: incrediblue
incrediblue is an award-winning online marketplace for yacht charter and sailing holidays. They offer yacht holidays in Greece and other Mediterranean destinations. incrediblue offers a fantastic range of yachts, from sailing boats and catamarans to luxury motor yachts and gulets.
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closed 8/21/2017 via PR Newswire

Boatsetter, acquired Boatbound

synopsis: Boatsetter, a leading online boat rental community, has acquired Boatbound, the largest and fastest growing boat rental marketplace in the world. Boatbound has over 13 million registered boat owners. Boatbound allows boat owners to offset their boat ownership costs by renting their boat to pre-screened, qualified renters.
buyer: Boatsetter
Boatsetter is the leading online boat sharing community. Boatsetter matches private boat owners with renters seeking great on-the-water experiences. Boatsetter combines the rental mechanics of Airbnb with the on-demand labor dynamics of Uber to deliver a premier boating experience. "
target: Boatbound
Boatbound is the nation’s fastest growing boat rental marketplace. Over 13 million registered boat owners can offset their boat ownership costs by renting their boat to pre-screened, qualified renters. Boatbound creates a safe and unique boat rental experience at any price.
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announced 3/2/2017 via BNC Analysis

Informa plc, will acquire Show Management

synopsis: Publishing firm Informa plc said it has agreed to acquire Yachting Promotions, Inc., d/b/a Show Management, the operator of some of the largest yachting and boat shows in the U.S. Show Management is based in Fort Lauderdale, FL.
buyer: Informa plc (LSE:INF:$2,312.06)
Informa operates at the heart of the Knowledge and Information Economy. It is a leading business intelligence, academic publishing, knowledge and events business. With more than 6,500 employees globally, it has a presence in all major geographies. "
target parent: Wind Point Partners
target: Show Management
Yachting Promotions, Inc., d/b/a Show Management, produces five boat shows each year along with hundreds of special events throughout the year. They are based in Fort Lauderdale, FL.
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closed 5/31/2013 via BusinessWire

Fernhurst Books Limited, purchased 180 Nautical Titles from Wiley

synopsis: Fernhust Books announced that it has acquired assets from John Wiley & Sons, Inc.'s nautical consumer publishing program. Fernhurst acquired the digital and print assets for approximately 180 Wiley titles. Among the titles purchased are such classics as the bestselling Rules in Practice, the Ultimate Adventure series and Cruising Companions.
buyer: Fernhurst Books Limited
Fernhurst Books Limited is a new company which has been put together by a group of investors, comprising of skilled racers and experienced cruisers, as well as publishing professionals, to acquire the Wiley Nautical list. It will be based in Leamington Spa and managed by Jeremy Atkins. "
seller: Wiley (NYSE:JW.A:$1,864.09)
Among the 180 Wiley digital and print titles purchased from Wiley's consumer nautical publishing program are such classics as the bestselling Rules in Practice, the Ultimate Adventure series and Cruising Companions.
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closed 2/13/2012 via PR Newswire

Warrior Girl Corp, acquired USMarineLights

synopsis: Warrior Girl Corp has announced that it has acquired USMarineLights.com in an all stock transaction. USMarineLights.com is an online retailer of a variety of marine lighting products, including underwater, interior and exterior LED and HID lights for boats and yachts, marine camera and electronic equipment.
buyer: Warrior Girl Corp (WRGL:$0.00)
Warrior Girl Corp (WRGL) is a holding company for a series of diversified online projects that span B2C operations, financial services, online hosting, web services and social media. WRGL also acts as an incubator for online start-up businesses. "
target: USMarineLights
USMarineLights.com is an online retailer of a variety of marine lighting products, including underwater, interior and exterior LED and HID lights for boats and yachts, marine camera and electronic equipment.
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closed 9/13/2010 via Market Wire

Latitude Industries, Inc., acquired ChampionMarineUSA.com

synopsis: Latitude Industries, Inc., a holding company that exists to bring together a conglomerate of companies dedicated to the pursuit of fun and adventure in the outdoors, announced that it had successfully completed due diligence of the acquisition of ChampionMarineUSA.com.
buyer: Latitude Industries, Inc. (LTDU:$0.00)
Latitude Industries exists to bring together a conglomerate of companies dedicated to the pursuit of fun and adventure in the outdoors. Its goal is to be the best supplier of power sports and boating-related products to its customers, while providing them with outstanding service and value. "
target: ChampionMarineUSA.com
ChampionMarineUSA.com carries over 19,000 marine parts, accessories and electronics, as well as clothing items, and has gross revenues of $500,000 and about 2,500 customers.
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closed 12/16/2009 via Company Press Release

National Marine Manufacturers Association, acquired New England Boat Show

synopsis: The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) announced the acquisition of the New England Boat Show from North America Expositions Company as part of a larger strategic repositioning of its boat show portfolio.
buyer: National Marine Manufacturers Association
National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) is the leading association representing the recreational boating industry in North America. NMMA member companies produce more than 80% of the boats, engines, trailers, accessories and gear used by boaters and anglers throughout the U.S. and Canada. "
target parent: North American Expositions Co.
target: New England Boat Show
The New England Boat Show is oldest, largest and most respected boating marketplace in the Northeast. The New England Boat Show is held annually at the new, state of the art, Boston Convention & Exhibition Center (BCEC).
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closed 6/20/2008 via BNC Analysis

Affinity Events, purchased 3 RV and boating consumer shows from Mid-America Expositions

synopsis: Affinity Events, a division of Venture, CA-based Affinity, has acquired 12 RV and boating consumer shows. Three were acquired from Kansas City, MO-based Mid-America Expositions Inc.
buyer parent: Affinity Group, Inc.
buyer: Affinity Events
Affinity Events currently produces shows serving the RV, boat, motorcycle, snowmobile, ATV and ice fishing markets. Affinity Events is the largest affinity marketing, media and retail company serving the RV market. "
seller: Mid-America Expositions
Kansas City, MO-based Mid-America Expositions Inc. is the owner and operator of events and expositions focused on RVs and boating.
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closed 6/20/2008 via BNC Analysis

Affinity Events, purchased 9 RV and boating consumer shows from Mac Events, LLC

synopsis: Affinity Events, a division of Venture, CA-based Affinity, has acquired 12 RV and boating consumer shows. Nine of the events were acquired from Spring Lake, NJ-based MAC Events LLC.
buyer parent: Affinity Group, Inc.
buyer: Affinity Events
Affinity Events currently produces shows serving the RV, boat, motorcycle, snowmobile, ATV and ice fishing markets. Affinity Events is the largest affinity marketing, media and retail company serving the RV market. "
seller: Mac Events, LLC
MAC Events, L.L.C. has been producing high-quality business-to-consumer trade shows in a variety of industries and markets since 1966. We have successfully introduced hundreds of thousands of businesses to interested consumers, helping to develop long-term relationships.
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closed 4/19/2006 via BNC Analysis

HPJ Media Ventures Management LLC, acquired Perfect Vision Media Group

synopsis: San Francisco publishing group has purchased Perfect Vision Media Group, the Miami Beach based publisher of LRM, Las Olas and International Yachtsman magazines. The business was sold to HPJ Media Ventures Fund which publishes several resort titles located mainly in the Rock Mountain region.
buyer: HPJ Media Ventures Management LLC
HPJ focuses on the media and communications industries and invests primarily in early- and middle-stage companies. HPJ makes strategic investments where the depth and expertise of its affiliated consulting group can add significant value. "
target: Perfect Vision Media Group
Perfect Vision is a Miami Beach based publisher of Lincoln Road Magazine, Las Olas and International Yachtsman magazines.
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closed 12/16/2005 via Company Press Release

Affinity Group, Inc., acquired Royal Productions, Inc.

synopsis: The Affinity Group, Inc. (AGI) continues to build its consumer show business division with the acquisition of the consumer shows of Royal Productions, Inc., a Richmond, Virginia-based producer of 12 shows in the boat, home and garden, RV and camping markets.
buyer: Affinity Group, Inc.
Affinity Group, Inc. and our affiliated companies serve the safety, security, comfort, and convenience needs of the North American recreational vehicle market. The numerous magazines created by the AGI publications arm reach more than 6 million active and loyal RV owners and outdoor enthusiasts. "
target: Royal Productions, Inc.
Royal Productions, Inc., a Richmond, Virginia based promotions company founded in 1972, draws on more than 35 years of experience to bring the very best in boat shows, home and garden shows, and RV and camping shows to exhibitors and the public alike. Royal Productions prides itself on extending per
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closed 11/2/2017 via BusinessWire

Snag-A-Slip, acquired Marinalife

synopsis: Snag-A-Slip, an online boat slip reservation company, has acquired Marinalife, a leading source for premium content, marina information and cruising concierge services. The move solidifies Snag-A-Slip as a leader in the boat slip reservation industry and boosts the company’s focus on concierge services and the overall customer experience.
buyer: Snag-A-Slip
Snag-A-Slip is a Baltimore-based company that connects boaters with available slips, while also showcasing marinas via digital channels in the same way that hotels are promoted digitally. "
target: Marinalife
Marinalife provides premium content and valuable services for all types of boaters. The Marinalife Cruising Club membership offers boaters access to detailed marina information, travel resources including trip itineraries and destination guides to make their next boating adventure stress-free.
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Annapolis Boat Shows

OffShoreOnly.com

RJ Promotions

PartsVu

BoatYard

Boata Pty Ltd

Antlos S.r.l.

incrediblue

Boatbound

Show Management

Wiley

USMarineLights

ChampionMarineUSA.com

New England Boat Show

Mid-America Expositions

Mac Events, LLC

Perfect Vision Media Group

Royal Productions, Inc.

Marinalife

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Latitude Industries, Inc.
Latitude Industries, Inc.
Latitude Industries exists to bring together a conglomerate of companies dedicated to the pursuit of fun and adventure in the outdoors. Its goal is to be the best supplier of power sports and boating-related products to its customers, while providing them with outstanding service and value.
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2009
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Ticker: HZO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MarineMax, Inc.
MarineMax, Inc.
Headquartered in Clearwater, Florida, MarineMax is the nation’s largest recreational boat and yacht retailer. The company sells new and used boats, parts, and accessories, as well as offers repair services.
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2019
rev ($mm)
$1,299.39
EBITDA ($mm)
$82.11
EBIT ($mm)
$70.28
Net Income ($mm)
$40.13
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Ticker: HII
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Huntington Ingalls Industries
Huntington Ingalls Industries
Huntington Ingalls Industries is America’s largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry.
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2018
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$7,973.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,216.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,007.00
Net Income ($mm)
$688.00
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