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Slide #2. R.G. Barry Corporation — Mill Road Capital
R.G. Barry Corporation (DFZ)
Mill Road Capital
Accessories marketer R.G. Barry Corporation (Nasdaq: DFZ) and Mill Road Capital, a private equity firm, announced today the signing of a merger agreement pursuant to which Mill Road will acquire all of the outstanding shares of R.G. Barry Corporation for $19.00 per share in cash, reflecting an equity value of approximately $215 million. The merger will result in R.G. Barry becoming a wholly-owned subsidiary of a newly-formed corporation controlled by Mill Road.
R.G. Barry develops consumer brands and markets consumer products in three areas of the retail accessories category. These products include: footwear, such as slippers and sandals; foot and shoe care products, such as cushioned insoles; and handbags, tote bags and travel items. Co.'s business is divided into two segments: the Footwear segment, which includes slippers and sandals; and the Accessories segment, which includes foot and shoe care products, handbags, tote bags and travel products. In addition to its principal footwear brand, Dearfoams™, Co.'s footwear brand names include Angel Treads, DF by Dearfoams, DF Sport by Dearfoams, Signature by Dearfoams and Utopia by Dearfoams.
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