Shimano Europe acquires Lazer Sport

By Stephen Frothingham

ANTWERP, Belgium (BRAIN) — Shimano Europe has agreed to acquire Lazer Sport NV, the Belgian helmet brand.

The companies agreed to the deal on Thursday. After clearance from authorities, the acquisition is expected to close in the second half of this year, Shimano said.

Lazer was founded in 1919 and claims to be the world’s oldest helmet company. Besides bike helmets, it offers winter sports helmets, with distribution in more than 50 countries. …read more

Via:: Bicycle Retailer and Industry News