Mergers Fuel Growth At Dorel Industries

Lugo, Denise
December 2004
Investment Dealers' Digest;12/13/2004, Vol. 70 Issue 48, p36
Trade Publication
The article presents an interview with Jeffrey Schwartz, who is chief financial officer of Dorel Industries Inc. Since 2003, Dorel has made three acquisitions to become one of the largest makers of juvenile furniture in the U.S. and the biggest in Europe. According to Schwartz, Dorel has a strategy of internal growth and acquisition growth, and the company has come off in 2003 or 2004 with three acquisitions. Swartz emphasized that if a bank wants to win a deal with them, it should be known to the company. But generally the policy of Dorel is, if somebody's got an acquisition idea that's unique, the company will make every effort to deal with them.


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