/NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION IN THE UNITED STATES OR OVER UNITED STATES WIRE SERVICES/
TORONTO, Feb. 1 /CNW/ - Bauer Performance Sports Ltd. (the "Company")
announced today that upon completion of the Company's initial public
offering (the "Offering"), it is currently anticipated that its Board
of Directors will consist of the following individuals:
Christopher W. Anderson, Partner, Kohlberg & Company; Kevin Davis, Chief Executive Officer, Bauer Hockey; Richard W. Frank, Operating Partner, Kohlberg & Company; Samuel P. Frieder, Managing Partner, Kohlberg & Company; Shant Mardirossian, Partner and Chief Financial Officer, Kohlberg & Company; Bob Nicholson, President and Chief Executive Officer, Hockey Canada; W. Graeme Roustan, Chairman and Owner, Roustan Inc.; and Gordon H. Woodward, Partner and Chief Investment Officer, Kohlberg & Company.
Mr. Roustan will hold the Chairman position and an additional director
who is independent will be named upon or closely following the closing
of the Offering.
No securities regulatory authority has either approved or disapproved of
the contents of this news release. The securities being offered have
not been, and will not be, registered under the United States
Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the ''U.S. Securities Act''), or
any state securities laws, and may not be offered or sold in the United
States unless pursuant to an exemption there from. This press release
is for information purposes only and does not constitute an offer to
sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any securities of Bauer
Performance Sports Ltd. in any jurisdiction.
ABOUT BAUER PERFORMANCE SPORTS LTD
Bauer Performance Sports Ltd designs, manufacturers and markets
performance sports equipment and related apparel under the leading
brands Bauer Hockey, Mission Roller Hockey and Maverik Lacrosse.
About Bauer Hockey
Bauer Hockey is the world's leading designer, developer, manufacturer
and marketer of ice hockey equipment. Founded in Kitchener, Ontario in
1927, Bauer developed the first skate with a blade attached to a boot,
forever changing the game of hockey. Since then, Bauer has continued to
develop the most innovative products in the industry.
About Mission Roller Hockey
Founded in 1995, Mission Roller Hockey designs, manufactures and markets
innovative skates, gloves, pants, and other gear focused specifically
for the roller hockey player. Mission's focus on innovation, combined
with an unparalleled commitment to sponsoring players, teams, and
tournaments, drives the Mission brand.
About Maverik Lacrosse
Maverik Lacrosse is a lacrosse equipment manufacturer whose products are
designed and developed by the world's top lacrosse players for lacrosse
players. Team Maverik creates, tests and develops innovative products
that deliver performance which exceeds the professional demands of its
SOURCE Bauer Performance Sports Ltd
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Director, Global Marketing