Roland : Presentation File,Drum Workshop, Inc. Acquisition of Shares
September 11, 2022 at 09:40 pm EDT
Drum Workshop, Inc.
September 12th, 2022
CEO & Representative Director
Why Drum Workshop?
We are combining the two best drum companies in the world, Roland and DW, to provide leadership and breakthrough innovation within the world of drumming
Roland and DW are aligned on a future with combined electronic and acoustic drums
We are buying game-changingtechnology that allows us to accelerate the introduction of the next-generation of hybrid drums
This Acquisition is to Further Grow Our Drums Business
Video & Pro Audio
Headphones & Speakers
Products & Services
Dance & DJ
24%Percussion & Wind Instruments
Drums Electronic Wind
Our New Partner: Drum Workshop
DW Sales Breakdown
Business: Manufacturer of acoustic drums and hardware (drum stands, pedals, thrones, etc.) world-wide
Market share of acoustic drums1: #1 (US), #3 (Global)
Number of employees: Approximately 200
Production bases: US (In-house), China, Taiwan, Thailand (subcontracted factories)
Sales area: More than 60 countries
Drums & Percussion
Pedals & HardwareAccessories & Other
1 Our estimation
Purpose of Acquisition
To be the Drummer's Choice® globally
Develop Game Changers
Reach and Reputation
Expanding Customer Base
IP and Capabilities
Talent, Technology, and Business Resources
Collaboration with DW to develop next-generation hybrid drums as well as integrating DW's software, content, and services
Significantly increase presence, brand, and reputation among the acoustic drums community that we have not previously reached
Enhance business resilience by integrating DW's global talents, hardware experience & technology, production facilities, and SCM
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Roland Corp is a Japan-based company mainly engaged in the electronic musical instrument business. The Company is engaged in the development, manufacture and sale of electronic musical instruments. The main products include electronic pianos, electronic drums, synthesizers, guitar related equipment, dance and disc jockey (DJ) related equipment, video related equipment, effectors, musical instrument amplifiers and others. The Company is also engaged in the development and sale of software products for music and media producers, the sale of headphone products, as well as the manufacture and sale of electronic organs.