Results: 11 - 20 of 24
Gear & Equipment

'Opportunity to cross-pollinate': Fila Korea/Mirae Asset on Acushnet

Those wondering about the logo on Brittany Lincicome's hat when she won this weekend's LPGA ShopRite Classic might remember that it's not just another financial company, but the company that provided the primary funding for...
Wednesday, 6/8/2011 at 3:27PM
Gear & Equipment

Q&A with Titleist chief Wally Uihlein on sale to Fila, Mirae

When Fortune Brands announced Dec. 8 that it would seek to sell or spin off the Acushnet Company (comprised of Titleist, FootJoy and Pinnacle) it set off a stream of speculation ranging from existing golf...
Friday, 5/20/2011 at 1:56PM
Gear & Equipment

Acushnet sold to Fila Korea, private equity firm

After nearly six months of speculation, Fortune Brands has signed an agreement to sell its Acushnet business, comprised of the Titleist, FootJoy and Pinnacle brands, to Fila Korea Ltd. and Mirae Asset Private Equity, the...
Friday, 5/20/2011 at 8:38AM
Gear & Equipment

Callaway-Acushnet legal battle over? Of course not

The protracted and mind-numbingly confusing patent infringement lawsuit between Callaway and Acushnet (parent company of Titleist) over some patents involved in the development of the Pro V1 family of golf balls has reached a conclusion. Again. This...
Friday, 4/22/2011 at 4:56PM
Gear & Equipment

FootJoy enters the golf apparel market

FootJoy, one of the most respected names in golf footwear, has announced that it has entered the apparel market, a move that should be enthusiastically welcomed by both the industry and the consumer. Having had...
Monday, 4/18/2011 at 11:00AM
Gear & Equipment

Initial bids for Acushnet to come this weekend

When the Acushnet Company (comprised of the Titleist, FootJoy and Pinnacle brands) put forth its "Teaser" document as well as its Offer Memorandum last month, it was anticipated that bids for the company would come...
Saturday, 3/12/2011 at 11:06AM
Gear & Equipment

Morgan Stanley sends out "teaser document" on Acushnet

Another step has been taken as Fortune Brands seeks to potentially sell off the Acushnet Co. Although it would appear to be a small one, it is large in the sense that it sets the...
Wednesday, 2/2/2011 at 10:04PM
News & Tours

Bloomberg: Acushnet could fetch $1.5 billion

Fortune Brands has selected Morgan Stanley to sell off its golf division, Acushnet Golf, which is comprised of the Titleist, FootJoy and Pinnacle brands, according to Bloomberg. It spoke with four people with knowledge of...
Wednesday, 1/5/2011 at 5:03PM
Golf Tours & News / Equipment

Acushnet Purchase Not As Simple As It Sounds

Attractive as it may seem, a purchase of Acushnet Golf comes with complications
December 09, 2010
News & Tours

Acushnet confirms Fortune Brands' sale plans

Rumored for a couple of months, the Acushnet Company confirmed that the Board of Directors of Fortune Brands, its parent company, (which includes the Titleist, FootJoy and Pinnacle brands) has decided to go ahead with...
Wednesday, 12/8/2010 at 6:40AM
Results: 11 - 20 of 24
Subscribe to Golf Digest
Subscribe today