Athletic footwear maker Chaussures Noel has acquired children's shoe maker Bidegain for an unspecified amount.

The transaction will allow Chaussures Noel to make an entry into the children's shoe market, the company said.

Bidegain's brands include Babybotte shoes for children up to three years-old, TTY for children between 3 and 10 years old, and Le Loup Bland  for corrective shoes.