Kneissl Acquired by “Friends of Sports”

CompaniesRetail & Consumer ♦ Published: October 6, 2011; 14:36 ♦ (Vindobona)

The bankrupt Tyrolean ski producer is taken over by a German holding company. The brand name will be retained; the Kufstein production site will be expanded.

Kneissl Acquired by “Friends of Sports” / Picture: © Kneissl

A decision has been taken regarding the future of Kneissl. Three potential investors had still been interested in an acquisition of the Tyrolean company: one from Germany, one from the US and one “from the East”. On Monday, the company’s creditors’ committee has decided to accepted the takeover offer of the German holding “Friends of Sports Vermögensverwaltungs- und…