Brunswick Corporation : Innovation, Growth Among Goals of New Joint Venture Between Brunswick and TechNexus

METTAWA, Ill. Sept. 12, 2017 - Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) and Chicago-
based TechNexus Venture Collaborative today announced they have formed a joint
venture to identify and advance transformative innovation to unlock new growth
opportunities in both the marine and fitness industries.  Terms of the agreement
were not disclosed.

Brunswick, with such leading brands as Mercury Marine engines, Boston Whaler and
Lund boats, and Life Fitness, Hammer Strength and Cybex exercise equipment, is a
leader in the global marine and fitness industries. TechNexus, which finds,
funds, and grows technology ventures, works with leading corporations to
identify a tailored portfolio of opportunities for collaboration and growth
through investment in, and incubation, of early-stage companies.

Drawing upon resources at both Brunswick and TechNexus, the joint venture will
source, evaluate and recommend strategic opportunities for investment as well as
for support by the partnership.  Among other services, the joint venture will
provide diligence, incubation, direction and ongoing collaboration to aid and
ensure development of those receiving investment.

"We believe that there are rich opportunities both in emerging technology and
extensions of current product technologies that the joint venture can pursue,"
explained Brunswick's Chief Technology Officer David Foulkes. "We are excited to
be working in a space that offers so much energy and innovation to support our
strategy, and offers us the opportunity to continue to evolve and differentiate
our business to better compete in the long-term."

"Brunswick's diversified work in marine and fitness offers an opportunity to
source a variety of emerging technology ventures that solve strategic challenges
across industries that are being redefined," said Terry Howerton, CEO of
TechNexus Venture Collaborative. "Embracing innovation through venture
collaboration enables Brunswick to proactively develop new technologies and

About Brunswick

Headquartered in Mettawa, Ill., Brunswick Corporation's  leading consumer brands
include Mercury and Mariner outboard engines; Mercury MerCruiser sterndrives and
inboard engines; MotorGuide trolling motors; Attwood, Garelick and Whale marine
parts and accessories; Land 'N' Sea, Kellogg Marine, Lankhorst - Taselaar,
Payne's Marine and BLA parts and accessories distributors; Bayliner, Boston
Whaler, Brunswick Commercial and Government Products, Crestliner, Cypress Cay,
Harris, Lowe, Lund, Meridian, Princecraft, Quicksilver, Rayglass, Sea Ray,
Thunder Jet and Uttern; Life Fitness, Hammer Strength, Cybex, Indoor Cycling
Group  and SCIFIT fitness equipment; and Brunswick billiards tables, accessories
and game room furniture. For more information, visit

About TechNexus
Uniquely aligning relationships in the innovation ecosystem, TechNexus finds,
funds and grows technology ventures as a force multiplier for entrepreneurs and
enterprises. Through accelerating commercial activity for startups and engaging
enterprises earlier in the development process, TechNexus catalyzes growth. It
has done so for dozens of corporate partners and more than 500 startups. Equal
parts entrepreneur, strategist, and investor, TechNexus Venture Collaborative
rethinks growth. For more information, visit, follow @TechNexus on
Twitter or find us on LinkedIn.

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