Textron completes Arctic Cat acquisition, looks ahead

| March 29, 2017

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Textron Inc. has been making inroads into the powersports industry since it acquired the Bad Boy brand of electric side-by-sides in 2010, but it took a larger leap into the industry on March 6, when the company completed its acquisition of Arctic Cat Inc.

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