Incipio® Acquires Incase

IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–INCIPIO
TECHNOLOGIES INC.
today announces the acquisition of Incase
Designs Corp
., designer and manufacturer of bags and accessories
centered on the lifestyles of individuals who create on the Apple device
platform. As the latest addition to Incipio’s portfolio of global brands
and licensed properties, Incase brings a new dimension of design
innovation and brand authenticity with a rich heritage and deep
connection to creative cultures around the globe.

“I’ve always admired the brand for their exceptional products and
impeccable curation. Over the years, Incase has continued to maintain a
strong position within the market, and by doing so they’ve been able to
create a cult-following of loyal brand advocates,” states Andy
Fathollahi, Founder and CEO of Incipio Technologies Inc. “The
acquisition of such a coveted brand is of great significance to me and
the rest of the team here at Incipio. Both brands stand for quality and
protection and with Incase as part of the Incipio family, we will be
able to strategically place the Incase brand alongside our portfolio of
owned and licensed brands to maximize category performance.”

Leveraging Incipio’s global distribution network and world-class
logistics and operational foundation, Incase will be bolstering its own
infrastructure with an appetite for growth.

“This is a monumental event for us,” says Tony Held, Incase Co-Founder
and CEO. “Andy and the Incipio team have a deep understanding of our
brand and they are aligned with us on the go-forward strategy. This
partnership will serve to be extremely instrumental to Incase’s growth
and will provide us with the means to deliver a better experience
through good design to a much larger audience worldwide.”

“There is a great synergy here,” says Moses Aipa, Incase VP of Brand and
Creative. “As we continue down the path to evolve the brand while
expanding our product offering through the creative lifestyles of our
consumers, it’s amazing to know that we will have such a strong support
system behind us through this partnership with Incipio.”

Incase will continue as a stand-alone brand and retain its global
headquarters. The financial details and terms of the agreement are
confidential.

ABOUT US.

INCIPIO® TECHNOLOGIES INC.
Customer focused, product centric.

Founded in Southern California in 1999, Incipio is driven by a passion
to connect consumers with amazing products worldwide.

The strategy behind our success is based on an unsurpassed operational
dexterity coupled with a commitment to product design; all backed by a
robust manufacturing proficiency. We position our diverse range of
company owned brands and licensed properties at the intersection of
technology and lifestyle to address the needs and individual preferences
of today’s consumer.

Our expansive and ever-growing global presence allows us to deliver
products to a diversified customer base quickly and efficiently. Today,
INCIPIO TECHNOLOGIES INC. has a reach of over 50,000 doors worldwide
spanning multiple categories across the tech and lifestyle markets
cementing Incipio as the dominant global supplier in the industry.

Incase
A better experience through good design.

We design bags and accessories centered on protection and mobility to
meet the evolving demands of today’s individuals who create on the Apple
device platform. A solid foundation built on inspiration, ideation and
implementation is what fuels our creative process and our team employs
exacting design protocols ensuring that each product performs at the
highest level.

Founded in San Francisco in 1997, we now have offices in Southern
California and China. Our passion for creativity and the entrepreneurial
spirit keeps us moving forward.

PORTFOLIO BRANDS:

Incipio® is an award-winning designer and manufacturer of mobile
device accessories and technology solutions.

Braven is a premium Bluetooth® high fidelity audio brand and is
now one of the fastest growing wireless audio brands in the industry.

Incase is the original designer and manufacturer of bags and
accessories centered on the lifestyles of individuals who create on the
Apple device platform.

Tavik is an original lifestyle brand cultivated from modern beach
culture and is recognized for redefining and uniting the modern age with
beach heritage.

Clam Case is a designer and manufacturer of protective iPad
keyboard cases dedicated to enhancing productivity.

LICENSED PROPERTIES:

TUMI
kate spade new york
Jack Spade
Burton
Trina
Turk

House of Harlow 1960
Laura Trevey
iGo

Contacts

Incipio®
Kelly McElroy, 949-236-7397
kmcelroy@incipio.com