NEW YORK – Global law firm Reed Smith represented Vista Outdoor Inc. (NYSE: VSTO) in connection with its acquisition of Simms Fishing Products (“Simms”), for a total purchase price of $192,500,000, the law firm announced today.

The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to close in Q3 2022.

The New York-based M&A team was led by partners Chris Sheaffer and Anatoliy Rozental, and included partners James Tandler, Peter Emmi, and Simon Kliegman and associates Lowell Bourgeois, Brent McDonough, and Cam Viney.

Simms is a privately-held fishing equipment, accessories and apparel manufacturer.

More information about the transaction is available at

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