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Bass Pro may buy Cabela’s

Bass Pro may buy Cabela’s

Editor’s note: This story was first reported several months ago. But, since RV Daily Report missed that, an alert reader pointed it out today.

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Privately-held outdoor retailer Bass Pro Shops has partnered with Goldman Sachs Group’s private equity arm to make an offer for U.S. hunting and fishing store chain Cabela’s, Reuters reported.

The move gives Bass Pro the equity financing necessary to pursue Cabela’s and makes such a deal more likely, given the potential cost savings and synergies a combination of the two U.S. hunting and finishing retailers would bring.

To read the full Reuters story, click here.

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Greg Gerber is the editor and founder of RV Daily Report. A native of Madison, Wis., he moved to Phoenix in 2009 to escape the endless winters and wicked humidity of the six-week "summer" season. He's a DODO -- Dad of Daughter's Only -- who would crawl across the desert on his hands and knees for an In-N-Out Double Double. He has visited every state except Hawaii and is anxiously waiting for some RV company to host a conference in the Aloha State.

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