Private equity firm Permira to buy majority stake in Boats Group

Dec 29 (Reuters) – Private equity firm Permira said on Tuesday it will acquire a majority stake in online classifieds marketplace Boats Group from Apax Partners funds.

The financial details of the deal were not

The deal for Boats, which mainly serves the recreational marine industry, is expected to close in the first quarter of 2021.

Miami-headquartered Boats Group connects buyers and sellers of boats and is known for its brands such as YachtWorld, Boat Trader,, Cosas De Barcos, Slot88 while also providing software solutions to over 4,000 brokers and dealers in more than 140 countries.(Reporting by Shanima A in Bengaluru; Editing by Shailesh Kuber)