Czech firearms manufacturer CZG has announced the acquisition of a minority stake in Swedish optical weapons mount manufacturer Spuhr i Dalby.
Press Release, Prague, 11 May 2020: CZG – Česká Zbrojovka Group SE – one of the leading European producers of firearms, announces the acquisition of a minority stake in Spuhr i Dalby AB, a Swedish manufacturer of optical mounting solutions for weapons.
CZG’s acquisition of SPUHR creates mutual synergies in terms of products, customers and geographical presence. SPUHR’s product portfolio consists of optical mounts, accessories and upgrade kits for weapons, making it highly complementary to CZ’s core business.
“We are very pleased to join forces with SPUHR through this strategic investment. Håkan Spuhr and Ulf Nilsson have built a company which is the world leading manufacturer of optical mounting solutions. We believe that the connection of the CZ and SPUHR brands will further strengthen our position on the market and lead to continuous innovation for the benefit of our customers,” stated Lubomír Kovařík, President of CZG.
“The cooperation with CZ is a strategic milestone for SPUHR. It will give us access to new markets, high-end testing technology and research. We will continue to be flexible and lead the development of new products for our important high-end customers. The partnership with CZ will take us to the next level,” stated Ulf Nilsson, CEO of SPUHR.
The SPUHR mounts and accessories are used by many military and law enforcement units around the world, including the Swedish, Dutch and Danish Army, German Police and Portuguese Navy. SPUHR also offers a popular hunting series of products.