Year: 2015

Industry: Enthusiast Brands & Active Lifestyle, Specialty Retail

Service: Sell-Side M&A

Geography: North America

Financial Advisor on Sale of Cycle Gear to J.W. Childs

Cycle Gear, the nation’s leading omni-channel retailer dedicated to motorsports riders and enthusiasts, hired Financo to facilitate a sale to maximize value for its shareholders and identify a partner intent on building Cycle Gear into a dominant force in the motorcycle industry.

Financo utilized is experience to help drive a competitive process culminating in J.W. Childs acquisition of Cycle Gear.  Subsequent to the acquisition, J.W. Childs and RevZilla partnered to form a new holding company that will own both Cycle Gear and RevZilla, with the ultimate intent to elevate how all motorcycle enthusiasts are served.

  • 2015

This transaction was completed prior to Raymond James’ acquisition of Financo.