Reuters: Arc’teryx, Atomic, Peak Performance, Salomon, and Wilson Sporting

Luxury Brands and High-End Sportswear

Michael Ashley Schulman
3 min readJan 4, 2024

January 4, 2024 —

Reuters reached out to Running Point and its chief investment officer, Michael Ashley Schulman, CFA for commentary regarding Amer Sports’s F-1 filing that morning and thoughts on how investors and the markets are likely to view its potential initial public poffering (IPO). Reporter Manya Saina covered the story in an article titled, “Wilson tennis racket maker Amer Sports files for US IPO.”

The article was also picked up by MSN, US News,, The Globe and Mail (Canada), ArvoPaperi and SalkunRakentaja (Finland), Boursorama (France), and Money and Banking (Thailand), amongst others.

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Amer Sports IPO

As more luxury brands have been bought up by the likes of LVMH, Kering, PVH Corp., and Tapestry, investors may see shares of Amer Sports as a tempting alternative to get in on future high-end sportswear growth as well as an alternative or diversifier to brands like Moncler and Canada Goose. The company has a solid chance of faring well in a potential IPO debut.

Arc’teryx❄, Atomic⛷, Peak Performance🧥, Salomon🥾, and Wilson Sporting Goods Co.🎾

Amer Sports, with its global iconic brands — Arc’teryx, Atomic, Peak Performance, Salomon, and Wilson Sporting Goods Co. — revealed a 30% revenue surge in its filing to sell shares publicly in the U.S.

Which of these brands do you or have you used or owned?

Article quotes are below

“It skirts a dual role between luxury and high-end sports brands that investors may find appealing, especially as people continue to crave and spend on experiential trips and vacations,” said Michael Ashley Schulman, Chief Investment Officer at Running Point Capital Advisors.

“Investors may see Amer Sports as an alternative or diversifier to brands like Nike and Adidas,” Schulman added.

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Originally published at on January 4, 2024.



Michael Ashley Schulman

Avid traveler and art fan, also Partner & Chief Investment Officer @Running Point Capital, a multifamily office and ultra high-net-worth money-management firm