Apr, 2005 - Windjammer Provides Capital to Support the Buyout of Schutt Sports Group
Windjammer completed an investment in Schutt Sports Group supporting the management buyout of the company in concert with Gridiron Capital Partners. Schutt is a leading manufacturer, reconditioner and distributor of protective equipment used by football, softball and baseball teams and is also a manufacturer and distributor of basketball equipment and collectible products. Schutt is a market leader in the football helmet, football faceguard and softball helmet markets, which comprise the majority of the company's overall sales and earnings.
"We were very fortunate to have Windjammer as our partner. Their expertise in working with niche-oriented, leading companies in the middle market, as well as their strategic guidance and resources were valuable to us as we expanded the business."