Billiard Brands, Inc.

Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin

Billiard Brands, Inc. was one of the world's leading billiard equipment companies, producing high-quality, two-piece billiard cues and accessories for billiard professionals and enthusiasts. Its brands included such internationally-recognized names as McDermott Handcrafted Cues and Intimidator High Performance Shafts. Billiard Brands designed, developed and handcrafted technically superior products that provided billiard participants enhanced performance and feel.

  • Prospect Partners and McDermott Cue Manufacturing Company President Larry Johns formed Billiard Brands, Inc. in June 2001.
  • Billiard Brands' equipment includes 200 cue models, 60 cue shafts, 30 cue cases, 50 cue accessories and professional endorsements with many of the world's top men and women players.
  • The company's global sales organization distributed its portfolio of billiard equipment to thousands of dealers and billiard professionals around the world.
  • Prospect Partners named Nat Rosasco President and CEO in 2007. Mr. Rosasco, a veteran of both the golf and billiard industries, had been with McDermott since 2004.
  • Prospect Partners sold Billiard Brands to its management partners and an independent individual investor in April, 2009.
  • SIC codes: 2514-04 (darts and table sports equipment and supplies); 3949-08 (bowling equipment and supplies); 3949-10 (metal game room furniture)
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