M&A Deal Summary

Authentic Brands Group Acquires Rockport

On July 26, 2023, Authentic Brands Group acquired apparel/textiles company Rockport

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Authentic Brands Group’s 17th transaction in the Apparel/Textiles sector.
  • This is Authentic Brands Group’s 23rd transaction in the United States.
  • This is Authentic Brands Group’s 2nd transaction in Massachusetts.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2023-07-26
Target Rockport
Sector Apparel/Textiles
Buyer(s) Authentic Brands Group
Deal Type Special Situations/Distressed

Target

Rockport

Canton, Massachusetts, United States
Rockport is a designer and marketer of high-quality comfort footwear for men and women. Rockport was founded in 1971 and is based in Canton, Massachusetts.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Authentic Brands Group

New York, New York, United States

Category Company
Sector Consumer Products
DESCRIPTION

Authentic Brands Group is a brand development company which owns a major global portfolio of iconic fashion, sports and entertainment brands. ABG's mission is to acquire, manage and build long-term value of consumer brands through partnering with best-in-class licensees and retailers. Authentic Brands Group is based in New York City.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 28 of 29
Sector (Apparel/Textiles) 17 of 18
Type (Special Situations/Distressed) 6 of 6
State (Massachusetts) 2 of 2
Country (United States) 23 of 24
Year (2023) 2 of 2
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2023-06-02 Hunter Boots

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Hunter Boot is a lifestyle brand focused on the design, production, and wholesaling of rubber boots, bags, outerwear, and related accessories. Hunter Boot was established in 1856 and is based in Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2024-01-11 Sperry

Rockford, Michigan, United States

Sperry provides men, women, kids, or babies with a selection of hand-crafted footwear, based in Rockford, Michigan.

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