As part of our outdoor industry focus, Compass Advisors served as the sell-side transaction advisor to BRS & Co. in the sale of Evolv, a climbing and lifestyle shoe company headquartered in Los Angeles, California. Evolv was acquired by the Oberalp Group which owns Salewa, Dynafit, Pomoca, and Wild Country. The full press release is below. Congratulations to both of these companies, and we wish them the best as they climb to new heights together!
The 2017 SHOT Show has come and gone, and with almost 65,000 attendees, it was the second most attended show ever! Just over 20% of the exhibitors at the show were new this year, and to say that there has been tremendous growth in the industry is an understatement.