Coghlan’s Ltd. Acquires McNett Corporation

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Coghlan’s Ltd., the leading outdoor accessory supplier in the United States and Canada, is pleased to announce that the Company has completed the acquisition of McNett® Corporation.

We look forward to working with the McNett team on introducing new and expanded offerings to each market the company touches with its family of brands.

Coghlan’s Ltd. is proud to announce that it has completed the acquisition of McNett® Corporation, a leading provider of outdoor gear and accessories to recreation and defense industries throughout North America and world-wide. McNett Corporation, with its 45 employees, will remain headquartered in Bellingham, Wash. USA under the management team led by CEO Travis Huisman. McNett’s European offices will remain unchanged and operating from Walsrode, Germany under the existing management team led by Managing Director Roy Whitehead.

“Duane and Nancy McNett and the McNett team have built a great company over the past 35 years, very much the same way as Coghlan’s has done, one item at a time,” said Rob Coghlan, president of Coghlan’s Ltd. “We look forward to working with the McNett team on introducing new and expanded offerings to each market the company touches with its family of brands.”

D.A. Davidson & Co. served as financial advisor and Davis Wright Tremaine LLP served as legal advisor to McNett in this transaction.

About McNett® Corporation
For over three decades McNett and its family of brands, Gear Aid®, Outgo®, M Essentials™ and McNett® Tactical, have provided quality, innovative products for the dive, outdoor, sporting goods and military markets. With its unique blend of reliable outdoor gear and accessories, McNett provides the Essentials for Adventure™. For more information, please visit: McNett.com.

About Coghlan’s Ltd.
Founded in 1959 by Norm Coghlan, Coghlan’s is a 100% family owned enterprise based in Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada. As the leading outdoor accessory supplier in the United States and Canada, Coghlan’s markets and distributes over 485 accessories to over 30 countries throughout the world. For more information, please visit: Coghlans.com.

Contact:
Gerald Craft
360-671-2227
gcraft(at)mcnett(dot)com

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