Spain-based Fluidra S.A. closed its merger with Vista-based Zodiac Pool Solutions, Fluidra announced on July 2. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Zodiac CEO Bruce Brooks will serve as the combined company’s CEO. He will work from Sabadell, Spain, near Barcelona.
Vista will be the company’s North American headquarters. The business employs 450 people in Vista.
Publicly traded Fluidra employs 5,500 people and has a presence in more than 45 countries. The two companies recently reported combined sales of $1.5 billion (or 1.3 billion Euros). Combined EBITDA, or earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization, was about $234 million (or 200 million Euros).
The merger was originally announced in November.