Kellwood Company 8-K 2007
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant To Section 13 OR 15(d) Of The Securities Exchange Act Of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported) September 18, 2007
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants Telephone Number, including area code (314) 576-3100
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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On September 18, 2007, Kellwood Company issued a press release announcing receipt of an unsolicited letter from Sun Capital Securities Group, LLC indicating Sun Capital's interest in pursuing an acquisition of all of Kellwood's outstanding shares at a price of $21 in cash per share. The Sun Capital proposal, contained in a letter dated September 18, 2007, is subject to a number of conditions, including completion of due diligence. The Company's Board of Directors will carefully evaluate the Sun Capital proposal, and other alternatives available to the Company, taking into account the potential benefits that may be realized through the Company's previously announced long-term strategic plan.
A copy of the press release is furnished herewith as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.