List of outdoor industry parent companies

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The following list is of outdoor brands that are owned by another entity. The brands listed are those specific to the outdoor sporting goods industry. Parent companies may own other brands that are not listed because those other brands are not marketed as outdoor sporting goods. Companies and brands that are not subsidiaries of another company are not listed here.

Adidas Group (Germany)[edit]

Altor Equity Partners (Sweden)[edit]

OSSO Outdoor (Spain)[edit]

Amer Sports (Finland)[edit]

ASICS (Japan)[edit]

Black Diamond, Inc (USA)[edit]

Blackstone Group (USA)[edit]

Cascade Designs (USA)[edit]

Columbia Sportswear (USA)[edit]

Compass Diversified Holdings (USA)[edit]

Equip Outdoor Technologies (USA)[edit]

Fenix Outdoor AB (Sweden)[edit]

Fiskars (Finland)[edit]

Jarden through K2 Sports (USA)[edit]

Johnson Outdoors (USA)[edit]

  • Cannon
  • Carlisle paddles
  • Eureka! Tent Company
  • Extrasport personal
  • Geonav
  • Humminbird
  • Jetboil
  • Lakemaster (Waypoint Technologies)
  • Minn Kota
  • Necky kayaks
  • Ocean Kayak
  • Old Town
  • Silva (brand name within USA and Canada, as separate from Silva Sweden AB)[12]
  • Tech40

Katadyn (USA)[edit]

Kellwood Company through American Recreation Products[14] (USA)[edit]

Lafuma Group (France)[edit]

Conzzeta AG through Mammut Sports Group (Switzerland)[edit]

  • Ajungilak
  • Raichle
  • Toko

McNett (USA)[edit]

Terra Nova Equipment (USA)[edit]

VF Corporation (USA)[edit]

Vista Outdoor (USA)[edit]

Wolverine Worldwide (USA)[edit]

See also[edit]


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  2. ^ "Black Diamond Equipment Ups Guidance on 19 Percent Q2 Sales Growth". Outdoor Business Update. SportsOneSource, LLC. 8 August 2011. 
  3. ^ "Jack Wolfskin Acquired by Blackstone Group". Outdoor Business Update. SportsOneSource Media. 2011-07-21. 
  4. ^ Quackenbush, Jeff (Aug 25, 2011). "CamelBak acquired for $257 million". North Bay Business Journal. 
  5. ^ "Lowe Alpine Returns to Colorado". Outdoor Business Update. SportsOneSource, LLC. 1 August 2011. 
  6. ^ "Fenix Outdoor AB Acquires Brunton from Fiskars Brands". Reuters. Thomson Reuters. 3 December 2009. 
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  10. ^ Scott, Kaier (5 May 2011). "Primus EtaSolo patent infringement lawsuit brought by Jetboil dismissed". Industry News. Outdoor Industry Association. 
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  12. ^ Hodgson, Michael (1 October 1998). Article "JWA, Silva Settle Dispute" Check |url= value (help). Outdoor Retailer. 
  13. ^ "Fact Sheet" (PDF). Katadyn Group. Retrieved 4 August 2011. 
  14. ^ "American Recreation Products". Sun Portfolio. Sun Capital Partners, Inc. Retrieved 23 July 2011. 
  15. ^ "Timberland's Primary Shareholders Approve VF Corp. Merger". Outdoor Business Update. SportsOneSource Media. 2011-07-26.