The global Listan group of companies continues its impressive success story and announces today, with great pleasure, the acquisition of the innovative premium peripheral brand MOUNTAIN. The full acquisition makes MOUNTAIN the third wholly owned subsidiary alongside the popular products of be quiet! and Xilence brands. With MOUNTAIN as a brand for peripherals, the Listan group expands into the category of high-quality input devices.
MOUNTAIN was founded in 2018 and was able to raise the bar in 2020 with its trend-setting Everest Max keyboard. Since then, MOUNTAIN has received hundreds of endorsements and awards from leading tech and gaming media around the world. Not to mention increased attention from influencers on YouTube, TikTok, Instagram and Twitch. The Makalu 67 lightweight gaming mouse was praised for its innovative exceptional design and, like the Everest Max, won the iF Design Award 2021. In October 2022, MOUNTAIN launched the DisplayPad and MacroPad. These are software-enabled controllers for streaming and content creation that further expand MOUNTAIN’s ecosystem and customer reach.
Commenting on the acquisition of MOUNTAIN, Stanislav Minkin, CEO of Listan, said, “The peripheral market has above-average growth potential in gaming, streaming and content creation. MOUNTAIN has only been in the market for two years, but has seen tremendous success with its products in a very short period of time. In addition, it has an impressive roadmap of new products that are sure to make a big impact. With MOUNTAIN in our ranks, we can confidently target our next goals.”
Tobias Brinkmann, CEO of MOUNTAIN adds, “The joint focus on innovative, high quality product design makes MOUNTAIN a perfect fit for Listan and I am convinced that our joint strategies will enhance our strong market positioning and lead to more great products for our customers.”