This just in: Aerobie has been acquired by Spin Master, a Canada-based toy company. This is Spin Master’s seventh major acquisition in two years. Aerobie, famous for its Guiness World Record breaking flying discs, is well known in the coffee world for its AeroPress coffee maker.
CBC News reports:
Spin Master is known for its Meccano, Hatchimals, Air Hogs and Paw Patrol brands.
We reported back in November that Aerobie founder Alan Adler sought to sell his company. In the piece, Adler penned a letter to coffee community. “You are the nicest people in the world and we are very thankful for the privilege of working with you. Hopefully this is not goodbye but perhaps just a note that there are some changes in the wind,” Adler wrote.
It’s unclear what Spin Master, a “leading global, diversified, multi-platform and highly innovative children’s entertainment company”, plans to do with the Aerobie coffee maker.
We’ve reached out to Aerobie and Spin Master and will update this story if we receive comment. Watch this space!
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