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smith & wesson holding corp (SWS) Details

Smith & Wesson Holding Corp., through its subsidiary, Smith & Wesson, offers metal processing services and manufactures firearms and handcuffs as well as apparel and sportsmen’s articles. Through Smith & Wesson Academy, the company provides training facilities to law enforcement personnel. Its customers include distributors, state and municipal law enforcement agencies and officers, retail accounts, and consumers worldwide. The company was founded in 1852 and is based in Springfield, Mass.

1,758 Employees
Last Reported Date: 06/19/14
Founded in 1852

smith & wesson holding corp (SWS) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $499.8K
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting...
Total Annual Compensation: $339.9K
Vice President of Manufacturing & Supply Chai...
Total Annual Compensation: $246.0K
Vice President of US Sales
Total Annual Compensation: $245.8K
Senior Vice President of Marketing & Internat...
Total Annual Compensation: $261.4K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

smith & wesson holding corp (SWS) Key Developments

Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation Reaches Civil Settlement with Securities and Exchange Commission for 2010 Inquiry Stemming from Department of Justice Investigation

Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation announced that it has reached an approximate $2 million civil settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission related to a 2010 inquiry stemming from a Department of Justice investigation which was later dropped by the DOJ. The company consented to the settlement without admitting or denying the findings of the inquiry.

Securities and Exchange Commission Charges Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation

The Securities and Exchange Commission charged Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation with violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) when employees and representatives of the U.S.-based parent company authorized and made improper payments to foreign officials while trying to win contracts to supply firearm products to military and law enforcement overseas. Smith & Wesson, which profited by more than $100,000 from the one contract that was completed before the unlawful activity was identified, has agreed to pay $2 million to settle the SEC's charges. The company must report to the SEC on its FCPA compliance efforts for a period of two years.

Smith & Wesson Mulls Acquisitions

Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation (NasdaqGS:SWHC) intends to pursue acquisitions. Smith & Wesson has priced $75 million aggregate principal amount of 5% Senior Notes due 2018 in a private placement to qualified institutional buyers. The net proceeds from the initial issuance of the Notes are expected to be used for general corporate purposes, which could include vertical integration opportunities, capital investments, acquisitions, and repurchases of the company's common stock.


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