Yes, Summit Partners, a 5.5billion dollar investment firm basically. They see the little market we have and the money it was banking on. Decided they wanted a piece.
And Tippmann is not making airsoft guns. They are putting airsoft guns in a Tippmann box
Just marketing strategy combined with cost-effective business sense. Boatload easier and cheaper to just label it your own than start a factory and design equipment from scratch.