SportsOneSource媒体2007年10月11日报导：Garmin有限公司已拟订了一份意向书，意图收购其在丹麦的电子导航产品经销商Fairpoint Navigation A/S。此项目仍然需要经过双方谈判协商并达成一个确切的收购协议，以及法律和财务方面的一些相关事宜。本次收购预计在2008年1月完成。
Fairpoint总经理Jens Jorgensen说：“ Fairpoint和Garmin携手合作已成功的使Garmin品牌处于丹麦便携导航设备的领导地位。我们相信Fairpoint将充分融合到Garmin大家庭中，这能使我们提高效率和节省成本，不但有利于我们的客户，还能进一步推动Garmin产品在丹麦的销量。”
财政方面的建议交易金额将不会被公开。收购后， Fairpoint的名称将改为Garmin Danmark A/S。该公司将继续保留大概30个原有的管理、销售、推广及售后服务人员，其位于哥本哈根郊区的总部将继续正常运作。
原文：Garmin Looks to Continue Int‘l DistribUTOr Acquisitions
SportsOneSource Media Posted: 10/11/2007
Garmin Ltd. has signed a letter of intent for the proposed acquisition of Fairpoint Navigation A/S, the distributor of Garmin’s consumer products in Denmark. The completion of the acquisition remains subject to the negotiation and execution of a definitive acquisition agreement, as well as the completion of legal and financial due diligence and customary closing conditions. The acquisition is expected to be completed in January 2008.
Dr. Min Kao, chairman and CEO of Garmin Ltd., said, “The acquisition of Fairpoint will strengthen our presence in the Nordic countries. Fairpoint has been sUCCessful in making the Garmin brand the market leader in Denmark and we hope to build on that success.”
Jens Jorgensen, managing director of Fairpoint said, “Fairpoint and Garmin have worked together successfully to make Garmin the leading brand of portable navigation devices in Denmark. We anticipate that the full integration of Fairpoint into the Garmin family will enable us to achieve additional efficiencies and cost savings that will benefit our customers and further drive sales of Garmin products in Denmark.”
Financial terms of the proposed transaction were not released. FolloWING the acquisition, Fairpoint is expected to change its name to Garmin Danmark A/S. The company will retain its management, sales, marketing and supporting staff, consisting of approximately 30 people, and will continue operations at its current headquarters loCATed in a suburb of Copenhagen.