Skate Fenders is a leading designer, manufacturer and e-commerce distributor of a proprietary sports safety product headquartered in Gaylord, MI. The equipment is widely-hailed by all status of players and is used at the NHL level. The product outpaces competitors in providing effective, durable protection without impeding the athletes in skating, maneuverability and overall performance. Skate Fenders are available at affordable prices. The business currently holds multiple patents that further differentiate this high-grade product.
SPI Products is an Indianapolis, IN-based private investment firm focused on specialty plastic companies. SPI acquires controlling interest in well-managed, historically profitable specialty plastic businesses. With an expertise in marketing, acquisitions, and financing, SPI invests to grow businesses both internally and through add-on acquisitions.
SBDA advised Skate Fenders on the sale through the development of marketing materials, comprehensive marketing of the acquisition opportunity, and consulting through the negotiation, due diligence, and closing periods. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.