Salomon Sold To Amer Sports

On Monday, May 2, 2005, adidas-Salomon AG sold off the Salomon portion of its business to the Helsinki, Finland-based Amer Sports, making Salomon the latest offering in the rapidly consolidating wintersports market. The deal unravels an eight-year partnership first started when adidas bought Salomon and its brands for 1.5-billion dollars in September 1997.

While Salomon, Mavic, Bonfire, Arc