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Spin Master Acquires Meccano

logo_spinmasterSpin Master Ltd. is transforming its organization through recent acquisitions. After having acquired Spy Gear and Perplexus, Spin Master has also acquired Meccano (known as Erector Set in the U.S.), the toy construction brand with a 112-year history. In the acquisition process, the decision was made to retain Meccano’s manufacturing base and industrial facilities, located in Calais, France, to optimize serviceability to European markets.

Spin Master is strategically focused on extensions to many of its toy lines through the creation of entertainment properties, companion applications, games, and digital experiences that are suited for changing consumer play patterns.

Spin Master Ltd. Acquires Key Brands from Wild Planet

Spin Master Ltd., one of the world’s leading children’s toy and entertainment companies, has acquired the worldwide rights to Wild Planet’s Hyper Dash and Spy Gear brands. Intrepid Investment Bankers LLC acted as exclusive financial advisor to Wild Planet in connection with this transaction.

Spy Gear and Hyper Dash all have proven track records and will provide new and sustainable growth for the company.