Meade Instruments Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1972

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 112

Employees

  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Financing Rounds
  • 6

  • Investments
  • 3

Meade Instruments General Information

Description

Manufacturer and designer of telescopes and accessories catering to amateur astronomers. The company designs, manufactures, imports and distributes telescopes, telescope accessories, binoculars, spotting scopes and other consumer optical products, thereby providing a remarkable experience, using technology to make astronomy accessible to everyone.

Contact Information

Website
www.meade.com
Ownership Status
Acquired/Merged
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Formerly PE-Backed
Primary Industry
Electronic Equipment and Instruments
Corporate Office
  • 89 Hangar Way
  • Watsonville, CA 95076
  • United States
+1 (800) 000-0000

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Meade Instruments Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
EBITDA
Post-Val Status Debt

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Meade Instruments Patents

Meade Instruments Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-20080163504-A1 Apparatus and methods for locating and identifying remote objects Inactive 05-Jan-2007 000000000 00
US-20080168492-A1 Celestial viewing system with video display Inactive 05-Jan-2007 000000000 00
US-20080017784-A1 Apparatus and methods to locate and track the sun Inactive 21-Jul-2006 0000000000 0
US-20080018995-A1 User-directed automated telescope alignment Inactive 21-Jul-2006 000000000 00
US-20070164692-A1 Wireless systems and methods for controlling a telescope Inactive 17-Jan-2006 G02B23/16 0
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Meade Instruments Executive Team (5)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Peter Moreo President
John Diebel Founder
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Meade Instruments Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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Meade Instruments Former Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Meade Instruments Investments & Acquisitions (3)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Simmons Outdoor 30-Nov-2006 000000000 0000 Recreational Goods 0000 0000
Simmons Outdoor 01-Oct-2002 0000000000 Recreational Goods 0000 0000
Bresser Optik 01-Sep-1999 Merger/Acquisition 000 Distributors/Wholesale
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Meade Instruments Subsidiaries (1)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Bresser Optik Distributors/Wholesale Rhede, Germany 0000
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Meade Instruments Exits (2)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Simmons Outdoor 30-Nov-2006 000000000 0000 Completed
  • 00000 00000000000
Simmons Outdoor 01-Oct-2002 Merger/Acquisition Completed
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