Reef news and archive
Sustainable sneakers are shaking up the footwear market
A new era of sustainable footwear is shaking up the sneaker market with innovative fabrics, circular production and high quality craftsmanship. WAYZ, a Portuguese footwear brand based Porto, makes sneakers using solely local producers and ethical factories that source eco materials. The brand, which stands for Wave At Your Zest for Life, is...
12 Aug 2021
VF Corporation completes the sale of Reef to The Rockport Group
VF Corporation announced today that it has completed the sale of the Reef brand to The Rockport Group, the footwear company owned by private equity firm Charlesbank since August. Reef joins Rockport, Aravon and Dunham in The Rockport Group’s portfolio of brands. The terms of the agreement were not disclosed. VF corporation entered into a...
29 Oct 2018
VF Corporation sells Reef brand to the Rockport Group
VF Corporation has announced that entering into a definitive agreement to sell the Reef brand to The Rockport Group (Rockport) of Newton, Massachusetts, a portfolio company of private equity firm Charlesbank Capital Partners, LLC. Commenting on the agreement, VF’s Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Steve Rendle said in a statement:...
4 Oct 2018