Dakota Arms Acquired by Remington

Steve Johnson
by Steve Johnson

Remington has just announced the purchase of Dakota Arms, a manufacturer or semi-custom and custom rifles and shotguns.


Dakota make a wide range of arms. From single shot Model 1874 Sharps reproductions …


… to high-end tactical bolt-actions.

The Freedom Group who owns Remington (which in turn, I believe, is owned by Cerberus Capital Management) notably also owns Bushmaster, DPMS/Panther Arms, Marlin, Harrington & Richardson (H&R) and New England Firearms (NEF). They are leaving no segment of the market untouched.

Steve Johnson
Steve Johnson

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  • Jeff M Jeff M on Jun 08, 2009

    Smart move, I sense this'll be the next manufacturer of US long-range sniper rifles in .338 lapua.

  • Jim Thomas Jim Thomas on Sep 11, 2012

    There is a rumor out there That George Soros is a major share holder in Cerberus.

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