K2 Inc. has priced its private placement of $200.0 million in aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2014. The senior notes will have a coupon of 7.375%. Due to strong demand from investors, the size of the offering was increased from $150.0 million to $200.0 million.
K2 intends to use the proceeds of the offering, along with other sources, to finance the previously announced acquisitions of three leading companies in winter sports and outdoor apparel: Volkl Sports, Marker Group and Marmot Mountain Ltd. The private placement of the senior notes is expected to close on July 1, 2004.