Augusta Sportswear Brands Acquires Pacific Headwear

Augusta Sportswear Brands (PPAI 187246, S5), an Augusta, Georgia-based supplier offering sports apparel, uniforms and accessories, has acquired Pacific Headwear (PPAI 261734, S3), a privately-held supplier in Coburg, Oregon. The terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

Pacific Headwear, which operates in the team and lifestyle headwear category, joins Augusta Sportswear Brands’ current brand portfolio that includes Augusta Sportswear, Holloway and High Five, as well as its exclusive partnership with Russell Athletic on team uniforms and performance wear.

“Building our portfolio of brands strategically to accelerate growth is a key priority,” says Dave Elliott, CEO of Augusta Sportswear Brands. “The acquisition of Pacific Headwear enables us to provide our customers with a compelling head-to-toe solution that delivers on our commitment to be a one-stop solution for our customers.”

Don DeZarn, founder of Pacific Headwear, says, “For 20 years, Pacific Headwear has worked diligently to grow our company and portfolio of winning team and lifestyle headwear products to position ourselves as an innovative leader in the marketplace. Today’s announcement is an exciting step for our organization as we look to combine the strengths of our two companies to create synergistic opportunities for our employees, vendors and ultimately our customers."

Elliott adds, “This acquisition combines two great companies and a group of brands that create amazing growth opportunities within the on-field performance, decorator and corporate channels. We think Augusta Sportswear Brands is an ideal fit for Pacific Headwear and I’m confident that we will honor and build on the tremendous Pacific heritage while providing a platform for growth that ensures continued success for many years to come. We look forward to welcoming the Pacific Headwear team and its over 200 dedicated employees to the Augusta Sportswear Brands family.”

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