Sea Ray Boat Company For Sale - 12/06/2017
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Sea Ray Boat Company For Sale

Sea Ray Boat Company For Sale
The Sea Ray L650 Fly is the flagship of the Sea Ray fleet of 39 models stretching down to 19’.

Yesterday afternoon, the Chairman and CEO of the Brunswick Corp., Mark Schwabero, announced that the Sea Ray boat company would be sold. The company’s press release stated that the transaction is expected to be completed within the first half of 2018. This will likely be the largest U.S. boat company acquisition since Brunswick bought Sea Ray in November,1986 for $350 million – just a month after it bought Bayliner for $425 million. These two purchases made Brunswick Corp. the largest boat builder in the world. At the time, Sea Ray built boats from 14’ to 46’ and is said to have had annual sales of 28,000 units a year. Today, Sea Ray’s annual unit volume is about 10% of that number. What happened? More...

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