Yes your friend is correct. Monaco bought the Beaver name, but they currently don't produce any motorhomes under the Beaver name to my knowledge.
2008 Newmar Dutchstar 4023, 425hp Cummins ISL
SOLD: 2005 Winnebago Journey 39K, 350HP C-7 Cat
Toad: Flat deck car trailer hauling a 1932 ford tudor sedan