INDUSTRY NEWS

Important News & Views

  • August, 2012
    Lincolnshire Management buys PADI
    A week after announcing its first acquisition in a year, the New York firm is announcing another deal. Lincolnshire has bought PADI Worldwide Corp., a Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif.-scuba training company, from Seidler Equity Partners, managing director Kate Lehman told Buyouts...
  • December, 2013
    Mares buys SSI
    Scuba Schools International (SSI), one of the big three scuba certification agencies (PADI, announced they have been acquired by diving equipment manufacturer Mares and Mares parent sporting goods and sportswear company Head. The acquisition is effective 1 January 2014...
  • February, 2014
    PADI Worldwide Membership History
    Worldwide Corporate Statistics 2014....