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Riata Capital Group Announces Sale of Retailer WSS to Foot Locker

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Vinson & Elkins served as co-adviser to Riata Capital Group, a leading Dallas-based private equity investment firm, and West Coast-based Eurostar, Inc. (“WSS”), the nation’s leading Hispanic-focused specialty retailer of athletic, fashion, and work-related footwear and accessories, in a definitive agreement for WSS to be acquired by Foot Locker for $750 million.

The V&E corporate team was led by partners Mark Early and Peter Marshall and senior associate Abby Branigan. Also advising were partner Hill Wellford and senior associate Evan Miller and partner Jim Meyer.

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