Briggs & Stratton acquires Billy Goat Industries

May 20, 2015 -  By

Briggs_&_Stratton650Briggs & Stratton Corp. acquired Billy Goat Industries, a Missouri-based manufacturer of specialty turf equipment. Its products include aerators, sod cutters, overseeders, power rakes, brush cutters, walk behind blowers, lawn vacuums and debris loaders.

“Billy Goat Industries helps us to further our strategic initiative of focusing on higher margin commercial products,” said Todd Teske, chairman, president and CEO of Briggs & Stratton Corp. “We welcome the management team and the employees of Billy Goat to our team and look forward to building upon the strong foundation that has made them a strong and successful company.”

Billy Goat has annual net sales of approximately $30 million. Briggs & Stratton acquired Billy Goat for approximately $26 million in cash.

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