Originally Posted by zapvor
but whats most interesting is how it came about. apparently mr Lim who lives in nj has a son that signed up for tennis class a little while back. after playing the son fell in love with the sport. so mr Lim of samsung one day said "hmmm why dont i acquire a high performance tennis company for my son as a gift"!!!! and voila!
Samsung was a part of the original deal with Epic Sports International.
"Samsung C&T America, Inc. will be responsible for all domestic ‘pick and pack’ functions and logistics management between Epic’s Far East suppliers and the firm’s global distribution networks."
You can read the 2010 announcement at:
So it looks like Samsung said, Hey, wait a minute, we're doing all the work here anyway, why don't we just buy the license and continue doing the same thing on our own.