Ryan, Thomas J.
February 2006
SGB;Feb2006, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p12
Trade Publication
The article reports on the acquisition of watch and accessories maker Nixon Inc. by Billabong International Ltd. The $93 million purchase price consists of an initial payment of $73 million and a deferred payment of up to $24 million, depending on future earnings and how long Nixon founders Andy Laats and Chad DiNenna will run the brand. Andy Laats remains president of Nixon, and Chad DiNenna will continue to direct global marketing efforts.


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