Toronto-based Lynx Equity has acquired wholesaler North American Shoe Co., the second footwear distributor in its portfolio. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

North American Shoe, based in East Providence, Rhode Island, distributes men’s, women’s and children’s footwear and accessories in North America, with its sales efforts focused on fashion retail and sporting goods stores, and online channels. The company also collaborates with its vendors on footwear designs for some retail customers.

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