Colt CZ Group SE
Colt CZ Group SE, together with its subsidiaries, is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of firearms and tactical accessories for military and law enforcement, personal defense, hunting, sport shooting and other commercial use.
Its products are marketed and sold mainly under the Colt, CZ (Česká zbrojovka), Colt Canada, CZ-USA, Dan Wesson and 4M Systems brands. The Group includes companies such as Colt, Česká zbrojovka, Colt Canada, CZ-USA, 4M Systems and CZ Export. Colt CZ also holds a minority stake in Spuhr i Dalby, the Swedish manufacturer of optical mounting solutions for firearms.
In October 2020, the Group completed public offering of its shares on the Prague Stock Exchange. In May 2021, the Group acquired a 100% stake in Colt Holding Company LLC, the parent company of the US arms manufacturer Colt, as well as its Canadian subsidiary Colt Canada.
In April 2022, the Group changed its name from CZG - Česká zbrojovka Group SE to Colt CZ Group SE to reflect the expansion and integration of the Group and to emphasize the importance of both key brands, Colt and CZ (Česká zbrojovka).
Colt CZ is headquartered in the Czech Republic and has production facilities in the Czech Republic, the United States, Canada, and Sweden. It currently employs more than 2,000 people in the Czech Republic, United States, Canada, Germany, and Sweden. Colt CZ is owned by Česká zbrojovka Partners SE from 76.5%, with the remaining 23.5% being a free float.