Year: 2018

Industry: Apparel, Footwear & Accessories, Enthusiast Brands & Active Lifestyle, Healthy Living

Service: Sell-Side M&A

Geography: International

Financo Advises Gill Marine on Sale to Myers Family Office and Pop Capital

Gill Marine, the iconic British performance apparel brand, has more than 40 years of heritage in designing technical clothing, footwear and accessories for elite sailors and marine enthusiasts within its global distribution network.

From its foundation, the brand has continually been at the forefront of product innovation and manufacturing, never relying on standard industry solutions, instead always pushing the boundaries of technical capability. The brand has an unmatched position in marine apparel and accessories and has successfully leveraged its technical heritage to extend its product range to incorporate active lifestyle and sports fishing ranges, whilst always keeping true to its core DNA of offering products “inspired by the water”.

The brand has a strong global presence, supported by a leading positions in its home U.K. market and in the U.S., which now represents Gill Marine’s largest market.

  • 2018

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