WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., June 29, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Walking Company Holdings, Inc. announced today that they have emerged from Chapter 11.

"We are very pleased to have finalized this process. The reorganization has positioned our company for long-term success,” said Andrew Feshbach, CEO at The Walking Company. “We are excited to now focus on all of our growth initiatives for The Walking Company and ABEO footwear brand."

The new shareholders of The Walking Company have a long relationship with the management team, ensuring a smooth transition, as well as an appreciation for the opportunities in the comfort shoe industry and future growth potential of the ABEO brand. The new $10 million-plus of equity, along with support from an enhanced financing package from Wells Fargo will provide The Walking Company with sufficient capital to achieve its long-term growth objectives.

“I want to thank our vendor partners, landlords, stakeholders, financial partners, and business professionals for their continued support throughout this process,” Feshbach continued. “I also want to thank our dedicated employees, who have remained focused on driving our business objectives."

ABOUT THE WALKING COMPANY

The Walking Company is the leading national specialty retailer of high-quality, technically designed comfort footwear and accessories, and offers a selection of premium comfort brands including ABEO®, Dansko®, ECCO®, Taos®, and more. The Walking Company operates 185 stores in premium malls across the nation and the company’s website www.thewalkingcompany.com