Specialty western and work wear retailer Boot Barn Inc has been sold by Marwit Capital to another private equity firm, Freeman Spogli & Co, and the company's management, for an undisclosed sum.

Headquartered in Irvine, California, Boot Barn claims to be the nation's largest western and work wear specialty retailer, selling products including Wrangler, Ariat, Justin, Carhartt, Wolverine, Levi's and Resistol. It operates 85 stores and an e-commerce site.

The existing management team, led by Patrick Meany, will continue to manage and operate the business.

"We are excited to partner with Freeman Spogli as we embark on the next chapter of our growth plan," he said. Freeman Spogli's expertise in the retail and consumer industries will be an important resource to us as we grow into new markets and expand our e-commerce presence."