Sale to Textron Inc.
Baird served as the exclusive financial advisor to Arctic Cat Inc.
AboutArctic Cat Inc. (“Arctic Cat”) (NASDAQ: ACAT) has been acquired by Textron Inc. (“Textron”) (NYSE: TXT). Under the terms of the transaction, Textron, through a wholly owned subsidiary, completed a tender offer to purchase all outstanding shares of Arctic Cat at $18.50 per share in cash representing a fully diluted equity value of $247 million.
Arctic Cat designs, engineers, manufactures and markets all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), side-by-sides and snowmobiles, in addition to related parts, garments and accessories under the Arctic Cat® and Motorfist® brand names. The Arctic Cat brand is among the most widely recognized and respected in the recreational vehicle industry. Arctic Cat is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Textron is a multi-industry company that leverages its global network of aircraft, defense, industrial and finance businesses to provide customers with innovative solutions and services. Textron Specialized Vehicles Inc., a subsidiary of Textron, is a leading global manufacturer of golf cars, utility and personal transportation vehicles, professional turf-care equipment, and ground support equipment. Textron is known around the world for its powerful brands such as Bell Helicopter, Cessna, Beechcraft, Hawker, Jacobsen, Kautex, Lycoming, E-Z-GO, Greenlee, Textron Off Road, Textron Systems and TRU Simulation + Training. Textron is headquartered in Providence, Rhode Island.
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- March 2017
- Arctic Cat Inc.
- Target Location
- North America
- Acquiror Location
- North America