Posted July 28, 2016 1:50 pm by Comments

By Justin Stakes

Crimson Trace Headquarters

Acquisition of Market Leader Provides Established Platform for Electro-Optics Business;

Smith & Wesson Establishes Fourth Division;

Closing Expected August 2016

Crimson Trace
Smith & Wesson
Smith & Wesson

Springfield, MA -(AmmoLand.com)- Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select: SWHC), a leading manufacturer of firearms and a provider of quality accessory products for the shooting, hunting, and rugged outdoor enthusiast, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Crimson Trace Corporation (Crimson Trace), the industry leader in laser sighting systems and tactical lighting for firearms, for $95.0 million, subject to certain adjustments, utilizing cash on hand.

Crimson Trace has long been a key supplier of laser sighting systems for Smith & Wesson. For more than two decades, Crimson Trace has provided consumers, military units, and law enforcement officers around the globe with the world’s largest selection of award-winning laser sight and tactical light products. Crimson Trace offers more than 225 products and is widely recognized as the world’s leading brand of laser sights for firearms. Its award-winning innovations include the Lasergrips, Laserguard, and Rail Master platforms. The company’s product line also includes the Defender Series, Lightguard, and its new LiNQ wireless activation system. Based in Wilsonville, Oregon, Crimson …Read the Rest

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