is a clothing brand and public company (ASX: BBG)
traded on the Australian Securities Exchange (as
Billabong International) since August 11, 2000.
well as the Billabong brand-name, the company
sells surfwear and accessories under the Palmers
Surf, Honolua Surf, Von Zipper, Kustom (footwear),
Nixon, Xcel Wetsuits and Tigerlily
brands, and also Element skate clothing and hardware.
The brands are available at various surf and skateboard
Zipper was acquired in early 2001.
was acquired in July 2002.Element is a dominant
player in the skateboarding apparel and hardgoods
and Palmers Surf were acquired in October 2004.
was acquired in January 2006 from founders Andy
Laats and Chad DiNenna. Nixon is a dominant player
in the boardsports watch market.
was acquired in September 2007. The brand, a premium
United States-based wetsuit and technical watersport
accessories brand established in 1982, is focused
on product for the surfing, diving (recreational
and military), ocean paddling, sun protection
and wakeboarding markets and was recently awarded
the "Wetsuit of the Year" title by the
Surf Industry Manufacturers' Association.
was acquired in December 2007 from founder Jodhi