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British company acquires North Sails
“I purchased North Sails from its founder, Lowell North, over 30 years ago,” said Terry Kohler, owner of Windway Capital Corp, the previous majority shareholder in North Technology Group. “I am confident the new shareholder, Oakley, will … North …
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Extreme Sailing Series 2014 – Sydney Maritime authorities keen to help
'Extreme sailing is a relatively new spectator sport which shows off the latest technology in boat design, resulting in exceptionally fast sailing boats which can operate safely close to spectator vantage points. 'The sport has only been around a few …
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North Sails and EdgeWater parent has new owner
U.K.-based Oakley Capital Private Equity bought North Technology Group's family of companies, including EdgeWater Boats and North Sails. Oakley, founded by U.K. businessman and sailing enthusiast Peter Dubens, announced the acquisition of a majority …
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