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Platinum Equity Company Schutt Sports Gets Boost

Article · February 11, 2011

Manufacturing

Schutt Sports, now part of the Platinum Equity portfolio, is reported by the St. Louis Post Dispatch to be poised to regain its footing after a lengthy bankruptcy triggered by a patent dispute.

Acquired by Platinum in December 2010, Schutt Sports  makes sports safety equipment such as helmets worn by a third of all NFL players (Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers wore a Schutt helmet in the Super Bowl), bases for Major League Baseball, and a variety of youth sports equipment.

With the bankruptcy and lawsuit behind it, Schutt Sports is now concentrating on its product lineup and growing its brand.

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