RG Barry may go private, too. The American producer of footwear and other accessories has received a takeover offer from a private investment firm, Mill Road Capital Management, which already owns 8.6 percent of its shares. It is proposing to pay out the remaining shareholders at a price of $20.00 a share, representing a premium of 24 percent over the average closing price of the shares in the previous 30 days. The offer is subject to due diligence and other conditions.

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