Quiksilver – parent company of brands you used to care about like DC and Roxy – is not doing so well. The news has been all over the blogs sites for a minute, but we finally tuned in thanks toAngry Snowboarder, who really dug into this one and tried to figure out who would buy Quiksilver anyway?
In the same letter it was mentioned that Nike and VF Corp could be potential buyers of the brand. While not mentioned a third dark horse contender could potentially be Altamont Capital Partners as they previously bought Mervin Manufacturing in November of 2013 from Quiksilver.
He breaks down the value and likelyhood of each, and while we cannot vouch for the credibility of any of his theories, we’re pretty sure whoever wins this Internet vote at the bottom of the post will probably go for it.