ASX-listed RCG Corporation, owner of The Athlete’s Foot Australia, has acquired
Accent Group, underwriting sources told The Australian Financial Review on
Accent Group is home to leading global footwear brands including Vans, Skechers,
and Dr.Martens. Sources said the purchase price has been struck at six time 2015
financial year earnings before interest, tax, deprecation and amortisation which
values the company at about $200 million.