Jakks Pacific, Inc., has acquired Ohio-based Maui, Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of spring and summer activity toys, outdoor sports toys, and impulse toys including Wave Hoop and Sky Ball products.

Jakks Pacific acquired all of the shares of stock of Maui, a 24 year old, privately held company, and its Hong Kong-based affiliate A.S. Design Limited.

The Company expects that the Maui acquisition will be accretive to earnings in 2013. The determination of the impact to 2012 is subject to completion of the purchase price allocation for 2012, which has not yet been completed.

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