Sale to skinnyCorp, LLC
Baird served as the exclusive financial advisor to Bucketfeet, Inc. on this transaction
AboutBucketfeet, Inc. (“Bucketfeet” or the “Company”) was recently acquired by skinnyCorp, LLC (“Threadless”). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Bucketfeet is a footwear company that collaborates with a global community of artists to design handmade-to-order shoes, spark conversations and create a brighter world. With a network of 45,000 artists from more than 120 countries, Bucketfeet empowers artists to share their stories and perspectives using the universal language of art and the shoe as their canvas. Artists earn royalties for their unique designs, which are manufactured and sold by Bucketfeet through its direct-to-consumer e-commerce platform. Through an on-demand supply chain, the Company is disrupting traditional manufacturing cycles and redefining the $300B footwear industry. The Company is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.
Threadless is an online creative community that makes, supports and buys great art. Thousands of independent artists worldwide submit their designs to be scored and picked. The designs that score the highest within the community get made into t-shirts, bags, wall art, and a wide selection of home, apparel and accessory items. When people buy from Threadless, they are supporting the artist who created the designs. Threadless is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.
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- October 2017
- Bucketfeet, Inc.
- Target Location
- North America
- Acquiror Location
- North America