Brunswick Corporation

Brunswick Corporation

Brunswick Corporation

Overview
Date Founded

1907

Headquarters

26125 North Riverwoods Boulevard, Suite 500, Mettawa, IL, 60045-3420, USA

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

12.8K

Industries

Industrial Machinery & Manufacturing
Consumer Services
Medical Support Services
Other Manufacturing
Other Consumer Durables

Company Description

Today, Brunswick is a market leader in the marine, fitness, and bowling and billiards industries. We have made a commitment to focus our efforts on our core businesses and, as a result, have drawn upon decades of experience to design, build and market world-class recreational products. No company has Brunswick’s breadth and scope in the marine industry. No company rivals Brunswick’s quality and innovation in fitness equipment. And no company possesses Brunswick’s knowledge and heritage in bowling and billiards. As evidenced by our current portfolio of businesses, we are a different company today than we were 165 years, 25 years or even five years ago, and we have an ambitious road before us. Despite our evolution, two fundamentals remain consistent: • Our goal to be the best—and all it entails—in any industry in which we participate. • Our ability to create and unlock value in our varying portfolio of businesses

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Executives & Employees

Director & Chief Executive Officer

Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary

Vice President-Chief Information Officer

Chief Human Resources Officer

President, Boston Whaler

Vice President & Chief Operations Officer, European Boat Group

President, Fitness

Vice President & Controller

Board of Directors

Former Chairman at Gartner, Inc.

Former Group President, Worldwide Finishing at Illinois Tool Works, Inc.

Former President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Snyder's-Lance, Inc.

Partner at Rhône Capital LLC

Former Interim President & Chief Executive Officer at Harsco Corp.

Former Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Phelps Dodge Corp.

Director & Chief Executive Officer at Brunswick Corporation

Former President, North America at Edgewell Personal Care Company

Former Co-Chief Executive Officer at Tenneco, Inc.

Executive Vice President Chief Marketing Officer at CA Technologies

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Owners & Shareholders
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Cantillon Capital Management seeks long term capital appreciation by investing in a globally diversified portfolio of equities and equity-related securities, which includes securities of emerging markets issues which are listed or traded on recognized exchanges. The firm believes that there is a direct relationship between a company's long term sustainable financial productivity (SFP) and its intrinsic value. Financial productivity is a measure of the profits a company generates for a given level of investment in the business. Cantillon strives to generate positive rates of return by investing in companies which generate high levels of SFP and whose listed securities trade at a discount to their intrinsic value. Cantillon Capital Management's investments primarily include equities and equity-related securities which are listed or traded on a recognized exchange, which includes common and preferred stock, exchange-traded options on equities, equity warrants and convertible securities in all countries, including emerging markets issues. The firm may also invest in corporate and government fixed-income securities (investment grade, high yield and not rated), spot and forward currency contracts, reverse repurchase agreements for efficient portfolio management, and ETFs, that offer exposure to industries, regions or emerging stock markets.

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Lakewood Capital Management Lakewood employs a fundamental investing approach that seeks to exploit inefficient pricings in equities and fixed income securities. The firm seeks to capitalize on the best risk/reward opportunities across many diverse industries, geographies and securities. Their strategies include Long Equity, Short Equity and Long Fixed Income.Lakewood's long equity positions generally consist of securities they believe have the potential for significant capital appreciation over a multi-year horizon with minimal degree of capital loss. Common themes consist of companies that are out of favor, subject to forced selling or liquidation, complex, undergoing change or uncertainty, misunderstood or underappreciated by the market. Target investments include companies with severe price declines, spin-offs, IPOs, under-followed companies, restructurings, reorganizations and companies with hidden assets.The firm's short equity positions consist of securities Lakewood believes are trading at significant premiums to intrinsic value and are likely to decrease in value in the near to intermediate-term. Lakewood's short equity strategy focuses: companies that are undergoing temporary increases in earnings that the firm believes are being misinterpreted by the market and/or companies with deceptive practices and/or misleading or fraudulent management teams.Lakewood's fixed income positions generally consist of securities in which they can earn attractive cash returns on its investment or establish an attractive post-reorganization equity buy-in price, providing for equity-like returns with a good risk profile. The firm invests in stressed high grade bonds, high yield/distressed bonds, convertible notes/bonds and preferred stock. These positions are typically found in companies that are out of favor, subjected to forced selling or liquidation, undergoing an industry rationalization or fixing their capital structure despite relatively healthy underlying operations.

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SIMNA manages assets for domestic and foreign clients in strategies focusing on US equity and US fixed income securities, including US tax exempt securities. These strategies include: US Small-Cap, US Small/Mid-Cap, US Core Aggregate, US Core Plus, Municipal Bonds Intermediate and Short Term, Municipal Bonds Ultra Short Term, Global and US Credit (Corporate), Global and US High Yield, Emerging Market Debt Multi-Sector, Value Core, Value Short Duration, Value Intermediate Duration, Value Long Duration, Value Opportunistic, Value Tax Aware, Value Tax Aware Opportunistic , Cash and Government, Global and US Securitized Credit, Securitized Credit Long/Short, and Loan Opportunities. SIMNA also markets strategies focusing on non-US equity and fixed income securities, as well as multi asset, quantitative and alternative strategies. For these strategies, the firm delegates portfolio management of the account to their affiliated adviser, Schroder Investment Management North America Ltd. These non-US strategies include: Global/International Diversified, Global/International Alpha, International Alpha ADR, International Small Cap, Emerging Market Equity, Global Emerging Markets Small Cap, Global Climate Change, Frontier Market Equity, and Global Strategic Bond. The firm's quantitative equity strategies are: Global Core, Global Value, Global ex-US Value, Global Quality, Global Blend, Global ESG, North American Equity, Emerging Market, Global Value Extension, and Global Absolute. SIMNA's multi-asset strategies include: Diversified Growth and Strategic Beta. SIMNA also offers the following alternative investment strategies: Commodities, Emerging Market Debt (Absolute Return), and Insurance-Linked Securities. They also offer Portfolio Solutions strategies including: Risk-Managed US Equities and Risk-Managed International Equities.

Recent Transactions
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KPS Capital Partners LP purchases Brunswick Corp. /Fitness Ops from Brunswick Corporation

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Brunswick Corporation purchases Freedom Boat Club LLC

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American Changer Corporation purchases Rowe Bill Changers LLC from Brunswick Corporation

Transaction Clients
Investment Advisor

Advised on Cephalon, Inc. purchases Mepha AG from Mepha Holding AG

Investment Advisor

Advised on Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA, KKR & Co., Inc., BMG RM Investments Luxembourg SARL purchase Chrysalis Ltd.

Public Relations

Advised on Cobham Plc purchases Aeroflex Holding Corp.

Insider Transactions
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Transaction Advisors
Accountant

Advised onBrunswick Corporation purchases Aluminum Boat Cos Of Genmar Holdings, Inc. from Genmar Holdings, Inc.

Accountant

Advised onBrunswick Corporation purchases Life Fitness, Inc. from Peter Mancuso & Co.

Legal Advisor

Advised onBrunswick Corporation purchases Power Products LLC /Global Marine & Mobile Bus Div from Power Products LLC

Legal Advisor

Advised onBrunswick Corporation purchases Power Products LLC /Global Marine & Mobile Bus Div from Power Products LLC

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Advised onBrunswick Corporation purchases Power Products LLC /Global Marine & Mobile Bus Div from Power Products LLC

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Advised onBrunswick Corporation purchases Power Products LLC /Global Marine & Mobile Bus Div from Power Products LLC

Advisors & Consultants
Legal Advisor

Co-Executive Chairman at Winston & Strawn LLP

Advisor

Former Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Brunswick Corporation

Advisor

Executive Vice President of Public & Animal Health at Central Garden & Pet Co.

Clients

Amazon.com, Inc. engages in the provision of online retail shopping services. It operates through the following business segments: North America, International, and Amazon Web Services (AWS). The North America segment includes retail sales of consumer products and subscriptions through North America-focused websites such as www.amazon.com and www.amazon.ca. The International segment offers retail sales of consumer products and subscriptions through internationally-focused websites. The Amazon Web Services segment involves in the global sales of compute, storage, database, and AWS service offerings for start-ups, enterprises, government agencies, and academic institutions. The company was founded by Jeffrey P. Bezos in July 1994 and is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

Walmart, Inc. engages in retail and wholesale business. The Company offers an assortment of merchandise and services at everyday low prices. It operates through the following business segments: Walmart U.S., Walmart International, and Sam's Club. The Walmart U.S. segment operates as a merchandiser of consumer products, operating under the Walmart, Wal-Mart, and Walmart Neighborhood Market brands, as well as walmart.com and other eCommerce brands. The Walmart International segment manages supercenters, supermarkets, hypermarkets, warehouse clubs, and cash & carry outside of the United States. The Sam's Club segment comprises membership-only warehouse clubs and samsclubs.com. The company was founded by Samuel Moore Walton and James Lawrence Walton in 1945 and is headquartered in Bentonville, AR.

Planet Fitness, Inc. engages in the operation and franchising of fitness centers. It operates through the following segments: Franchise, Corporate-Owned Stores, and Equipment. The Franchise segment includes operations related to the company's franchising business in the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada, the Dominican Republic, Panama, Mexico, and Australia. The Corporate-Owned Stores segment comprises operations with respect to all Corporate-owned stores throughout the United States and Canada. The Equipment segment sells equipment to franchisee-owned stores. The company was founded by Michael Grondahl and Marc Grondahl in 1992 and is headquartered in Hampton, NH.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2019
Market Capitalization
$5.2B
Total Enterprise Value
$5.98B
Earnings Per Share
$-1.02
Revenue
$4.11B
Net Profit
$-87.1M
Total Equity
$1.3B
EBITDA
$618M
EBITDAMargin
15.04%
Total Debt
$1.2B
Enterprise Value Sales
1.45x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
9.53x
TEVNet Income
-68.6x
Debt TEV
0.2x
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Angler Labs, Inc. develops and operates software platform for fishing log book. Its application helps anglers to track, store, and analyze their fishing trips, as well as share and receive information in a community of anglers. The company was founded by Nicholas Wilson, Landon L. Bloomer and TJ Corbett and is headquartered in Allison Park, PA.

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Boatbound, Inc. operates a marketplace for boat rentals. It offers fishing, celebrating, sailing, watersports and cruising. The company was founded by Aaron Hall, Sara Morgan and Matt Johnston in 2012 and is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

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Olympic Boat Centers, Inc. operates boat dealerships. It offers deckboats, cruisers, fishing boats, yachts, pre-owned boats, and bow riders. The company also offers boat repair services. It markets Bayliner, Maxum, Meridian and Trophy brand boats. Olympic Boat Centers was founded in 1955 and is headquartered in Bellingham, WA.

Investors
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Co-Founder at Lifecycle, Inc.

Suppliers
Orbital Corp. Ltd. Aerospace & Defense | Balcatta, Australia

Orbital Corp. Ltd. provides engine and vehicle technologies and alternative fuel solutions. It operates through Production and Production Development segments. The Production segment is focused on the manufacture, assembly and delivery of engines and propulsion systems for unmanned aerial vehicles, and the continuous improvement of propulsion system and component part costs, product quality, and timing of product delivery. The Production Development segment specializes in the development of new UAV propulsion systems and flight critical components, including unmanned aerial vehicle engineering studies, engine mapping, maintenance certification and engineering technical support. The company was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Balcatta, Australia.

Aleris Corp. Holding Companies | Cleveland, OH

Aleris Corp. engages in the manufacture of aluminum rolled products. It operates through the following geographical segments: North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific. The North America segment consists nine manufacturing facilities. The Europe segment includes two aluminum rolling mills and aluminum cast house. The Asia Pacific segment comprises the Zhengjiang rolling mill. The company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Cleveland, OH.

Akzo Nobel NV Chemicals | Amsterdam, Nld

Akzo Nobel NV is a holding company that engages in the manufacture and sale of coating and paint products. It operates through the following segments: Decorative Paints, Performance Coatings, and Specialty Chemicals. The Decorative Paints segment manufactures and supplies a range of interior and exterior decoration and protection products for professional and do-it-yourself markets. The Performance Coatings segment produces automotive and aerospace; industrial; marine and protective; and powder coatings. The Specialty Chemicals segment manufactures functional, industrial, and pulp and performance chemicals. The company was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Competitors
BRP, Inc. Automobiles - Valcourt, Canada

BRP, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the design, development, manufacture, distribution, and marketing of power sports vehicles and marine products. Its brands include Ski-Doo, Lynx, Sea-Doo, Evinrude, Rotax, Can-Am, and Alumacraft. The company was founded on May 1, 2003 and is headquartered in Valcourt, Canada.

AB Volvo Trucks, Construction & Farm Machinery - Gothenburg, Sweden

Volvo AB engages in the design, manufacture, and market of commercial vehicles. It operates through the following segments: Trucks, Construction Equipment, Buses, Volvo Penta, Group Functions and Other, Industrial Operations, and Financial Services. The Trucks segment includes the production, development, and logistics for powertrain and parts. The Volvo Penta segment markets marine and industrial engines. The Group Functions and Other segment encompasses Volvo Group IT and Volvo Group Real Estate. The company was founded by Assar-Thorvald Nathanael-Gabrielsson and Erik Gustaf Larson in 1915 and is headquartered in Göteborg, Sweden.

Mastercraft Boat Holdings, Inc. Other Manufacturing - Vonore, TN

Mastercraft Boat Holdings, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of boats. It operates through the MasterCraft, NauticStar, Crest segment. The MasterCraft segment offers recreational performance boats used for water skiing, wakeboarding, and wake surfing activities. The NauticStar segment includes recreational boats primarily used for salt water fishing, and general recreational boating. The Crest segment produces pontoon boats and are primarily used for general recreational boating. The company was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Vonore, TN.

Awards & Honors
Rank #578
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 1000 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
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