Quiksilver Financial Information Symbol: ZQK
No longer a public company.
February 2019 Summary: Since it's beginnings in 1969, Quiksilver has combined function, fit, art and fashion to develop boardshorts and clothing for mountain and ocean lovers across the globe. While still sticking to the core roots of the mountain and the wave, Quiksilver has become recognized as the premium youth lifestyle and culture clothing brand within the action sports market. Quiksilver has an ever-changing array of materials, prints, and technologies. In addition to boardshorts, Quiksilver designs and produces an entire line of lifestyle apparel, wetsuits, and snow outerwear available across the globe. Their elite team of athletes have become icons throughout the world.
January 2018 News: The owner of Quiksilver is buying rival brand Billabong (BLLAF), the companies said Friday. The deal values Billabong at roughly $380 million Australian dollars ($300 million) including debt.
September 9, 2015 News: Quiksilver, Inc. (NYSE:ZQK) (the “Company”) today announced that itcommenced voluntary proceedings for relief under chapter 11 of theUnited States Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court forthe District of Delaware (the “Bankruptcy Court”) for its U.S.subsidiaries.
October 2013 Summary: Quiksilver, Inc. is a diversified company that designs, develops and distributes branded apparel, footwear, accessories and related products, catering to the casual, youth lifestyle associated with the sports of surfing, skateboarding and snowboarding. It markets products across three core brands: Quiksilver, Roxy and DC, as well as several smaller brands. Its products are sold in over 90 countries through a range of distribution points, including wholesale accounts surf shops, skate shops, snow shops, specialty stores, and select department stores, 829 owned or licensed Company retail stores, and via its e-commerce websites. The Company operates in four operating segments: the Americas, Europe, Asia/pacific and Corporate Operations. The Company derives its revenue from apparel, footwear, and accessories and related products. During fiscal year ended October 31, 2012 (fiscal 2012), more than 60% of its revenue was generated outside of the United States.
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