Cabela’s Inc. (NYSE: CAB) agreed to be bought by Bass Pro Shops in a $5.5 billion deal, handing a victory to the activist investor that had been pushing the outdoor-sports equipment retailer to put itself for sale.

In other lifestyle and outdoor related deals, in 2015, Norwest Equity Partners has picked up a stake in ski and snowboard equipment retailer Christy Sports and Johnson Outdoors said it will add underwater watch maker Seabear.

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