Wilson Sporting Goods Co., Chicago, announced it has acquired EvoShield, a brand of baseball and softball protective gear.
The acquisition includes the EvoShield brand, products, intellectual property and distribution rights. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
“The addition of the EvoShield brand to our growing baseball and softball business is exciting and represents how we are accelerating our presence at every level of the game,” says Mike Dowse, president of Wilson Sporting Goods. “EvoShield is the most prominent and relevant protective brand in baseball and softball today, and this marriage is another step in ensuring we deliver only the best performance products to athletes of every age.” — M.Q.