BLUE Microphones is an audio production company that designs and produces microphones, headphones, recording tools, signal processors, and music accessories for audio professionals, musicians and consumers.
BLUE Microphones was founded in 1995 by an American session musician, Skipper Wise, and a Latvian recording engineer, Martins Saulespurens. The company's name is an acronym for Baltic Latvian Universal Electronics. The company is headquartered in Westlake Village, California, United States.
In 2008, Skipper and Martins sold BLUE Microphones to Transom Capital, a private Equity firm from Southern California.
In 2013, The Riverside Company acquired BLUE Microphones from Transom Capital. Intrepid Investment Bankers advised BLUE Microphones in the transaction.
In July 2018, Logitech announced plans to acquire Blue Microphones for US$117 million.