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12.04.14Brunswick Corporation : Brunswick Names Schwabero To Board Of Directors
LAKE FOREST, Ill. Dec. 4, 2014 - Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) today announced that it elected Mark D. Schwabero, Brunswick's president and chief operating officer, to its board of directors. "This appointment reflects the Company's continued focus on long-term planning," explained Brunswick's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Dusty McCoy,  who is expected to retire in 2016.  "It further facilitates the Company's long-term succession process, which has been underway for som... 
11.12.14Life Fitness Presents at Samsung Developer Conference, Bluetooth® Connectivity Debuts
Rosemont, Ill., Nov. 12, 2014 – Life Fitness, global leader in commercial fitness equipment manufacturing, will present at the Samsung Developer Conference on Nov. 12, addressing how fitness equipment and technology are working together to enhance user experiences across the globe. Also at the conference, Samsung will premiere Bluetooth® connectivity with Life Fitness cardio equipment, a first-time solution for mobile devices to automatically connect to fitness equipment. “This Bluetooth® conn... 
10.28.14Life Fitness Partners with MyFitnessPal
Fitness equipment leader syncs with popular digital health coach app Rosemont, Ill., Oct. 28, 2014 – Life Fitness, global leader in fitness equipment manufacturing, today announced that the more than 65 million users of the popular MyFitnessPal app can sync with Life Fitness exercise equipment to track their calories burned while using the machines. Exercisers can now connect their free Life Fitness LFconnect account to their MyFitnessPal account. This new integration allows MyFitnessPal users... 
10.23.14Brunswick Reports Third Quarter Results
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10.22.14Brunswick Corporation : Brunswick Names Dekker Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
LAKE FOREST, Ill., Oct. 22, 2014 - Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) today announced that Christopher F. Dekker, 46, has been named vice president, general counsel and secretary.  He reports to Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Dustan E. McCoy.  Dekker, who joined Brunswick in 2010 as associate general counsel - litigation and employment, most recently had served as interim general counsel and secretary for the Company.  Dekker previously had been with Caterpillar, Inc., where he held a varie... 
10.22.14LIFE FITNESS NAMES THE 2014 TOP PERSONAL TRAINER
Cristiano Arthur S. Parente of São Paulo, Brazil, Wins 2014 Personal Trainers to Watch Competition ROSEMONT, Ill., October 22, 2014 – The top 10 personal trainers in the world descended on DavidBartonGym in New York City on Oct. 17 to demonstrate their elite training skills and passion for fitness at the Life Fitness Personal Trainers to Watch competition – and one trainer emerged the winner. Today, Life Fitness announces that Cristiano Arthur S. Parente, 38, of São Paulo, Brazil, has won the L... 
10.22.14Brunswick Corporation : Brunswick Corporation Declares Dividend
LAKE FOREST, Ill., Oct. 22, 2014 - The board of directors of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) today declared a quarterly dividend on the Company's common stock of $0.125 per share payable Dec. 15, 2014, to shareholders of record on Nov. 25, 2014. About BrunswickHeadquartered in Lake Forest, Ill., Brunswick Corporation endeavors to instill "Genuine Ingenuity"(TM) in all its leading consumer brands, including Mercury and Mariner outboard engines; Mercury MerCruiser sterndrives and inboa... 
10.22.14Brunswick Corporation : Brunswick Announces Stock Repurchase Authorization
LAKE FOREST, Ill., Oct. 22, 2014 - Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) today announced that its board of directors has authorized the discretionary repurchase of up to $200 million of the Company's outstanding common stock.  Share repurchases will be systematically completed in the open market or through privately negotiated transactions over approximately a two-year period.  "The Brunswick organization has successfully executed against our operating and financial plans, and is focused on a ... 
10.13.14Life Fitness to Increase Global Production
Factory expansion in Hungary to benefit international markets ROSEMONT, Ill., Oct. 13, 2014 – Life Fitness, global leader in commercial fitness equipment manufacturing, has started expansion on its Kiskoros, Hungary, factory to meet solid demand for its fitness equipment products in global markets. The factory expansion, slated to be completed in the first quarter of 2015, will increase the facility by more than 50 percent for production of Life Fitness and Hammer Strength products. “The faci... 
10.02.14Brunswick Corporation : Brunswick to Release Third Quarter 2014 Earnings
LAKE FOREST, Ill. Oct. 2, 2014 -- Brunswick will release its third quarter 2014 financial results before the market opens on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, by way of an advisory release, notifying the public that the complete and full-text results will be available on the Company's website at http://www.brunswick.com/investors/.  The results also will be available on the SEC's website with the Form 8-K filing of the release at http://goo.gl/wJQN1. The Company will hold a conference call at 10 a.m. CD... 
09.26.14Brunswick Corporation : Brunswick Promotes David Foulkes to Chief Technology Officer
LAKE FOREST, Ill. Sept. 26, 2014 - Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) today announced that effective immediately, David M. Foulkes, has been promoted to the new position of chief technology officer, reporting in this additional capacity to Brunswick President and Chief Operating Officer Mark D. Schwabero.  Foulkes also will retain his current responsibilities as vice president - product development, engineering and racing for Mercury Marine, Brunswick's largest operating segment.  In that capacity... 
09.18.14Brunswick Corporation : Brunswick Completes Sale of Retail Bowling Business to Bowlmor AMF
LAKE FOREST, Ill., Sept 18, 2014 - Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) today announced that it has completed the previously announced sale of its Retail Bowling business to Bowlmor AMF for $270 million.   In a related strategic action, Brunswick continues the process of selling its Bowling Products business in a separate transaction.  As previously stated, Brunswick anticipates net proceeds from both these divestitures and associated actions to be approximately $270 million to $290 million, whic... 
08.01.14Brunswick Corporation : Brunswick Corporation Acquires Bell Industries' Recreational Products Group
Strengthens, Broadens Parts & Accessories Distribution LAKE FOREST, Ill. Aug. 1, 2014 - Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) today announced that it has acquired Bell Recreational Products Group, a subsidiary of Bell Industries.  Bell RPG is a distributor of parts and accessories (P&A) to the marine, recreational vehicle and powersports markets, serving primarily the Upper Midwest through locations in Eagan, Minn., Grand Rapids, Mich. and Milwaukee, Wis.  Bell RPG had sales of approximately... 
07.24.14Brunswick Reports Second Quarter Results
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07.22.14Brunswick Corporation : Brunswick Corporation Increases Dividend
LAKE FOREST, Ill., July 22, 2014 - The board of directors of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) today raised its quarterly dividend on its common stock by $0.025 and declared a quarterly dividend on that stock of $0.125 per share payable Sept. 15, 2014, to shareholders of record on Aug. 25, 2014. About BrunswickHeadquartered in Lake Forest, Ill., Brunswick Corporation endeavors to instill "Genuine Ingenuity"(TM) in all its leading consumer brands, including Mercury and Mariner outboard ... 
07.22.14Brunswick Corporation : Brunswick Names Dekker Interim General Counsel And Secretary
LAKE FOREST, Ill., July 22, 2014 - Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) today announced that Christopher F. Dekker, 46, has been named general counsel and secretary on an interim basis.  He reports to Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Dustan E. McCoy.  Dekker, who has been with Brunswick since 2010, will assume the duties of Kristin M. Coleman, who recently was named as senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary at Sears Holdings Corporation. "Chris is widely respected at... 
07.17.14Brunswick Corporation : Brunswick to Sell Retail Bowling Business to Bowlmor AMF
Bowling Products Business for Sale; Conference Call at 4 p.m. (CDT) Today LAKE FOREST, Ill., July 17, 2014 - Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) today announced it has agreed to sell its Retail Bowling business to Bowlmor AMF for $270 million, contingent upon customary closing procedures.  Brunswick anticipates completing this transaction in approximately 90 days.   In connection with its decision to sell its bowling centers, Brunswick also announced its intention to divest its Bowling Products b... 
07.03.14Brunswick Corporation : Brunswick to Release Second Quarter 2014 Earnings
LAKE FOREST, Ill. July 3, 2014 -- Brunswick will release its second quarter 2014 financial results before the market opens on Thursday, July 24, 2014, by way of an advisory release, notifying the public that the complete and full-text results will be available on the Company's website at http://www.brunswick.com/investors/.  The results also will be available on the SEC's website with the Form 8-K filing of the release at http://goo.gl/wJQN1. The Company will hold a conference call at 10 a.m. C... 
06.26.14Brunswick Corporation : Brunswick Announces Amendment To Revolving Credit Facility
LAKE FOREST, Ill., June 26, 2014 - Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) announced today that it and a group of financial institutions have amended and restated the Company's revolving credit facility.  The facility, which will be in effect through 2019, remains at $300 million and offers Brunswick more favorable terms in light of its enhanced capital structure and improving market conditions.     The Company believes the new facility provides adequate levels of credit availability and supplements ... 
06.16.14Brunswick Corporation : Brunswick Corporation Acquires Whale
BROADENS MARINE PARTS & ACCESSORIES LAKE FOREST, Ill. June 16, 2014 - Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) today announced that it has acquired Whale®, a leading manufacturer of water movement and heating systems for the marine, recreational vehicle, industrial and other markets.  Based in Bangor, Northern Ireland, Whale had more than $30 million in sales in 2013, and will be integrated into Brunswick's marine parts & accessories business at Mercury Marine.  Terms of the transaction were n... 
05.19.14Brunswick Corporation : Brunswick Chairman and Chief Executive Officer To Present At Conference
LAKE FOREST, Ill., May 19, 2014 - Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Dustan E. McCoy will present at the 15th annual B. Riley & Co. investor conference May 21 at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel in California. The presentation will be webcast live at approximately 2 p.m. (EDT), and can be accessed through the Brunswick Corporation website at www.brunswick.com.  Go to the site at least 15 minutes before the presentation to register, download and install a... 
05.08.14Brunswick Corporation : Brunswick Appoints Schwabero President And Chief Operating Officer
Pfeifer Named President of Mercury Marine    LAKE FOREST, Ill. May 8, 2014 - Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) today announced that Mark D. Schwabero has been elected to the newly created post of president and chief operating officer, reporting to Dustan E. McCoy, chairman and chief executive officer. Schwabero, most recently president of Brunswick's Mercury Marine engine segment, will be succeeded by John C. Pfeifer, who had been vice president - global operations for Mercury Marine.  These pro... 
05.07.14Brunswick Corporation : Brunswick Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend
LAKE FOREST, Ill., May 7, 2014 - The board of directors of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) today declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of $.10 per share payable June 16, 2014, to shareholders of record on May 27, 2014.  The Company returned to paying dividends on a quarterly basis in December 2013, having previously paid dividends on an annual basis since 2002. About BrunswickHeadquartered in Lake Forest, Ill., Brunswick Corporation endeavors to instill "Genuine Ingenuity&quo... 
05.05.14Brunswick Corporation : Brunswick Chairman And Chief Executive Officer To Present At Conference
LAKE FOREST, Ill., May 5, 2014 - Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Dustan E. McCoy will present at Robert W. Baird's Growth Stock Conference, May 8, at the Four Seasons Hotel in Chicago. The presentation will be webcast live at approximately 8:35 a.m. (CDT), and can be accessed through the Brunswick Corporation website at www.brunswick.com.  Go to the site at least 15 minutes before the presentation to register, download and install any needed audio software.... 
04.24.14Brunswick Reports First Quarter Results
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04.08.14Brunswick Corporation : Brunswick's Preliminary First Quarter Revenues Reflect 3 Percent Decline
Weather has Negative Effect on Marine and Bowling Segments;  Maintains Previously Stated 2014 EPS Guidance  LAKE FOREST, Ill., April 8, 2014 -- Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) today announced that preliminary first quarter 2014 revenues reflect a 3 percent decline, compared to the prior year, primarily due to harsh weather trends that have adversely affected demand in its Marine and Bowling & Billiards segments. The Company anticipates its first quarter diluted earnings per common share ... 
03.26.14Brunswick Corporation : Brunswick Facilities Worldwide Achieve Safety Recognition
LAKE FOREST, Ill., March 26, 2014 - Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) announced today the recipients of its safety award program for 2013.  The purpose of the program is to encourage, recognize and reward employees and facilities that have achieved outstanding safety and health performance through promoting and practicing safety awareness, ultimately minimizing workplace incidents and injuries.  All Brunswick manufacturing and distribution facilities worldwide are eligible for such recognition. ... 
03.03.14Brunswick Corporation : Brunswick Chairman and Chief Executive Officer To Present At Conference
LAKE FOREST, Ill., March 3, 2014 - Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Dustan E. McCoy will present at the Raymond James 35th  Annual Institutional Investor Conference, March 4, at J. W. Marriott Grande Lakes in Orlando, Fla. The presentation will be webcast live at approximately 2:50 p.m. (EST), and can be accessed through the Brunswick Corporation website at www.brunswick.com.  Go to the site at least 15 minutes before the presentation to register, download a... 
02.26.14Brunswick Corporation : Brunswick Executives To Attend Conference
LAKE FOREST, Ill., Feb. 26, 2014 - Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Dustan E. McCoy and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer William L. Metzger will attend the KeyBanc Capital Markets 2014 Consumer Conference, on Feb. 27, at the Intercontinental New York Barclay Hotel in New York City. That day, the Company will post the presentation that it will use at this event, on the Brunswick Corporation website at www.brunswick.com.   About BrunswickHead... 
02.04.14Brunswick Corporation : Brunswick Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend
LAKE FOREST, Ill., Feb. 4, 2014 - The board of directors of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) today declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of $.10 per share payable March 14, 2014, to shareholders of record on Feb. 25, 2014.  The Company returned to paying dividends on a quarterly basis in December 2013, having previously paid dividends on an annual basis since 2002. About BrunswickHeadquartered in Lake Forest, Ill., Brunswick Corporation endeavors to instill "Genuine Ingenuity&... 
01.30.14Brunswick Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year Results
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01.09.14Brunswick Corporation : Brunswick Schedules Fourth Quarter Earnings and Conference Call Jan. 30
LAKE FOREST, Ill., Jan. 9, 2014 - Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) will release its fourth quarter and full-year 2013 financial results on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, before the market opens by way of an advisory release, notifying the public that the complete and full-text results will be available on the Company's website at http://www.brunswick.com/investors/. The results will also be available on the SEC's website with the Form 8-K filing of the release at http://goo.gl/wJQN1. The Company wil...