Bauer Performance Sports Ltd. Announces Composition of Board of Directors


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.

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 founders. 

SOURCE Bauer Performance Sports Ltd

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Director, Global Marketing
Phone: 603-430-2111

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