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Private equity firm to buy Rockport

The Wall Street Journal 07/04/2018

Charlesbank, a Boston-based private equity firm, has agreed to acquire the shoemaker, Rockport, for $150 million. Rockport, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in May, has undergone numerous ownership changes over the years. The company’s shoes are sold by retailers in 60 countries around the planet.

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