Transom Capital Group has acquired all brands from LOUD Technologies, Inc., including the Mackie, Ampeg, EAW and Martin Audio brands. Mackie Designs acquired EAW in February 2000. In 2003, Mackie Designs changed its name to LOUD Technologies. Martin Audio was acquired in April 2007.
The new company will be called LOUD Audio, LLC (“LOUD”), and it will be led by the executives of LOUD Technologies. According to the company, this will ensure continuity with product development, distribution and the supply chain, but with new capital to enable growth across all brands.
With operations in the US, United Kingdom, Canada and China, LOUD engineers, markets and distributes a wide range of pro-audio and musical instrument products worldwide. Its product lines include sound reinforcement systems, analog and digital mixers, studio products, and guitar and bass amplifiers. According to the company, this transaction will enable LOUD to invest in product development and expand into adjacent markets.