27 May 2011
| Advertising and Software|
Sam Fulton, CEO and Ian Atkins, Chairman
Norfolk, Virginia, United States
YachtCloser, Cosas de Barcos, Boat Trader, YachtWorld.com, boats.com, Inc.
Dominion Marine Media (DMM) was established in May 2011, following the bringing together of all Dominion Enterprises marine assets; Boat Trader with YachtWorld and boats.com.
In 2014, DMM acquired Cosas de Barcos.
In July 2016, Funds advised by Apax Partners announced that they had entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Dominion Marine Media ("DMM"), from Dominion Enterprises, a subsidiary of Landmark Media Enterprises.
January 30, 2017, Dominion Marine Media acquires YachtCloser
On February 17, 2017, Dominion Marine Media (DMM) rebranded to Boats Group, LLC.
"Brunswick Corporation : Brunswick Launches Free Online Marketing Program With Dominion Marine Media For Brunswick Certified Dealers. Reuters. Oct 22, 2013.
"Boatbound Signs Partnership with Dominion Marine Media. Crowdfund Insider . May 3, 2014.
Boats Group Wikipedia
Boats Group is owned by Apax Partners. Boats Group is a Norfolk, Virginia-based advertising and software company for the marine industry with niche titles: YachtWorld, BoatTrader.com and boats.com. In addition to Norfolk, Boats Group has operations in Fareham, Vancouver, Padova and Barcelona.