Sun Capital and Kellwood to acquire Scoth & Soda fashion brand

St. Louis -- An affiliate of Sun Capital Partners and Kellwood announced an agreement to acquire Amsterdam-based fashion brand Scotch & Soda.  The deal is expected to close in August 2011 upon regulatory approval. Terms of the private transaction were not disclosed.

The Scotch & Soda founders and management team will continue in their respective roles.  Scotch & Soda fashions are sold in over 30 company-owned and franchised retail stores worldwide and in more than 7,000 partnership accounts. The brand has strengthened its online presence through its integrated web store, blog, and social media outlets.