Maurice Sporting Goods, one of North America’s largest distributors of outdoor sporting goods, announced that Peak Global Holdings, LLC, the parent company of Big Rock Sports, Head Quarters Taxidermy Supply and Bluefield Brands, has signed a letter of intent to acquire the company.
Terms were not disclosed.
Maurice Sporting Goods will continue to operate without interruption as the two companies finalize the transaction. Big Rock Sports and Maurice Sporting Goods will continue to operate separately.
It is contemplated that Maurice Sporting Goods would operate as a stand-alone subsidiary of Peak Global Holdings, LLC and a sister company of Big Rock Sports. This would allow the 94-year old Company to build upon long-term partnerships with employees, vendors and customers while leveraging the industry expertise and scale of the combined companies.
Maurice Sporting Goods, based in Northbrook, IL, is a family owned wholesaler of sporting goods products in the fishing, hunting, outdoor recreation, marine, sports licensing and outdoor gift categories, serving mass retailers and independent dealers throughout the United States, Canada and other international markets.
Big Rock Sports LLC, also a leading outdoor sporting goods distributor, is focused on supplying more than 15,000 retailers with the best products from over 1,200 manufacturers as well as the tools needed to navigate the complexity of today’s marketplace. The company is strongly committed to protecting the rights of hunters, anglers and all outdoor enthusiasts. Big Rock Sports is a privately held company with a home office in Graham, NC.
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