Freeman Spogli Nabs Boot Retailer From Marwit Capital

Law360, New York (December 13, 2011, 3:04 PM EST) -- Buyout firm Freeman Spogli & Co. is now in the business of selling cowboy boots, having acquired Western-themed retailer Boot Barn Inc. from private equity investor Marwit Capital after a major growth spurt, the parties announced Tuesday.

Marwit exited its investment in Boot Barn after a four-year stint focused on expanding the Western and work-wear retailer, handing the business over to company management and consumer sector expert Freeman Spogli for an undisclosed sum, according to the statement.

“[T]he entire Boot Barn team have done a fantastic...
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