NOV. 30 I TWO OLD HIPPIES I MERGER
With Two Old Hippies
Two Old Hippies has purchased Breedlove Guitars, a Bend, Ore.-based guitar maker. Breedlove will continue operations in its current facility and will expand to create the Bedell USA Custom Shop. Kim Breedlove will continue to drive Breedlove's product development, and Tom Bedell, founder of Two Old Hippies, will have another workshop to further advance his Bedell and Great Divide guitar brands.
"It's an amazing fit," said Kim Breedlove, founder and designer of Breedlove. "Tom and I only met a few short months ago, but the level of convergence of passion, experiences and commitment to the values we learned growing up in the sixties is amazing. Breedlove is just a natural fit for the culture at Two Old Hippies."
"We've always admired Breedlove's spark, quality and innovations," Bedell said. "The Breedlove Co. team is also very versatile and full of potential."
Operations will continue with little to no change in the Breedlove distribution network, programs or product lines in the near future.