Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Subsequent Event

Subsequent Event
9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2012
Subsequent Events [Abstract]  
Subsequent Event



Acquisition of PIEPS Holding GmbH 


On October 1, 2012, the Company acquired all of the issued and outstanding shares of capital stock of PIEPS Holding GmbH and its subsidiaries PIEPS GmbH and Pieps Corporation (collectively, “PIEPS”), a leading Austrian designer and marketer of avalanche beacons and snow safety products pursuant to the terms of the Share Purchase Agreement (the “PIEPS Agreement”) dated as of September 24, 2012, by and among the Company, ADMIN BG Holding GmbH (to be renamed Black Diamond Austria GmbH “BD Austria”), an Austrian corporation and a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, and the Seidel Privatstiftung (the “Seller”).  Under the terms of the PIEPS Agreement, the Company acquired PIEPS for a total consideration valued at 8,000 Euros (EUR) or approximately $10,300 in cash and assumed approximately 2,100 EUR or $2,700 in debt.  The Company has also committed up to an additional 2,300 EUR or approximately $3,000 of contingent purchase price upon PIEPS’ achievement of certain sales targets between April 1, 2012 and March 31, 2015, which may be paid at the Company’s discretion in cash, shares of the Company’s common stock, or a combination of cash and such shares.