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Mammut Sports Group to acquire lighting specialist Lucido®

The Swiss Mammut Sports Group AG has agreed to acquire the Lucido® brand from Invia Sportartikel Vertriebs GmbH of Eurasburg, Germany, on January 1st, 2007.


The Swiss Mammut Sports Group AG has agreed to acquire the Lucido® brand from Invia Sportartikel Vertriebs GmbH of Eurasburg, Germany, on January 1st, 2007.

Lucido® is the technology leader in innovative, high-quality LED head and hand lighting systems, thus making it an ideal fit in the Mammut Sports Group portfolio of companies. Mammut will bring its focus to bear on the head lamp segment to
complement its expertise in the outdoor sector. Lucido® product management and development will transfer to the head office of the Mammut Sports Group, where further development is to be coordinated.

Lucido® cool light was established by Thomas Strobl (Invia) in 1999. The name Lucido® has a Latin origin and means “I give light”. The brand is strong on the development of new technologies and leads the LED head lamp segment. Its latest
product – the TX1 head lamp – won the OutDoor Industry Award at OutDoor 2006.

Mammut Sports Group AG possesses mountain sports equipper Mammut, sports footwear manufacturer Raichle, and Toko, the ski wax and cleaning product specialist. The Group’s portfolio encompasses mountaineering, climbing and snow
apparel, sleeping bags, backpacks and climbing hardware – plus ropes, avalanche rescue equipment, ski wax and ancillary tools, as well as mountain boots. The Mammut Sports Group offers appropriate mountains sports solutions that are known for their supreme quality, technical intelligence, functionality and innovativeness.

For more, contact: jeff@mammutusa.com

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