Payless Shoes - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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Payless Shoes M&A Summary

Payless Shoes has acquired 3 companies. It has also divested 3 assets.

Payless Shoes’ largest acquisition to date was in 2007, when it acquired The Stride Rite for $800M. Payless Shoes has acquired in 2 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include apparel/textiles (100%).

Payless Shoes Business Overview

Where is Payless Shoes headquartered?

Payless Shoes is headquartered in Topeka, Kansas.

How many employees does Payless Shoes have?

Payless Shoes has 14,100 employees.

What sector is Payless Shoes in?

Payless Shoes is a retail company.

When was Payless Shoes founded?

Payless Shoes was founded in 1956.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity6
    • M&A Buy Activity3
    • M&A Sell Activity3
  • Total Sectors Invested 1
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3
  • M&A Advisors 1

Payless Shoes

Payless Shoesource, Inc.

3231 SE Sixth Avenue,
Topeka, Kansas 66607
United States,
(785) 233-5171
www.payless.com

Payless Shoesource, Inc. is a specialty family footwear retailer in the Western Hemisphere, is dedicated to democratizing fashion and design in footwear and accessories and inspiring fun, fashion possibilities for the family at a great value.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 3 - - - - - 3
vol $800M $800M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 3 - - - - - 3
  6

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Collective Licensing International LLC 2014-07-31 - Divestiture
Englewood, Colorado · www.collectiveintl.com
Lifestyle Brands Corp. 2014-07-31 - Divestiture
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Collective Brands Cooperatief U.A. 2014-07-31 - Divestiture
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Reebok International - Above The Rim Brand 2010-01-15 - Divestiture
Canton, Massachusetts
The Stride Rite Corp. 2007-05-22 800M USD Add-on Acquisition
Lexington, Massachusetts
American Eagle(TM) Brand 2006-05-24 - Divestiture
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
View All >>

Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
The Stride Rite Corp. 2007-05-22 Robeez Footwear Ltd. 2017-01-09 1
Lexington, Massachusetts Burnaby, British Columbia · www.robeez.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Apparel/Textiles 3 (100%) 800M (100%) - -
Media - - 3 (100%) -
Total 3 $800M 3 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 3 800M 1 -
  Massachusetts 2 800M - -
  Pennsylvania 1 - - -
  Colorado - - 1 -
Canada - - 1 -
  Nova Scotia - - 1 -
Netherlands - - 1 -
Domestic 3 (100%) 800M (100%) 1 (33%) -
Cross-border - - 2 (67%) -
Total 3 $800M 3 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Robert W. Baird & Co., Inc.
3

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $800M
TOTAL $800M
Largest The Stride Rite Corp.
$800M (2007-05-22)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
67%
2 (67%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
3 (100%)

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