Who are the existing shareholders?
- Stella Investments Overseas Ltd: 17.5%
- Clarks Family: 75.5%
- Crowdcube Investors: 7%
Are you affiliated to any other brands?
Before 2009 Terra Plana (Vivobarefoot was a sub-brand) and United Nude were run out of one office. But, since then there are no formal business links with United Nude at all (other than Galahad being a minority shareholder and non-executive director).
What is the relationship with Soul of Africa?
Soul of Africa is an independent social enterprise fully owned by the Soul of Africa charitable trust. Vivobarefoot has a license agreement to sell shoes under the SofA brand (made in Ethiopia).
Profits go to the Soul of Africa charitable trust for local community projects at the place of manufacture (Addis Ababa).
What other interests do the shareholders have?
- Stella International own a number of brands: Stella Luna, What For, Balmain and a large manufacturing business making for companies such as Nike, Prada, Timberland and Ecco.
- Galahad is a non-exec board member of United Nude, Worn Again, Clarks Shareholder Council, Crossway foundation.
- Asher is a minority shareholder in the Columbo group and Clarks shoes.
What is Clarks involvement in Vivobarefoot?
Although 80% of the shares are owned by members of the Clarks family, the Clarks business has absolutely nothing to do with Vivobarefoot.
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