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Furniture Brands International, Inc.

Court
Delaware Bankruptcy Court
Case number
1:13-bk-12329
Assets
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Judge
Christopher S. Sontchi
Chapter
11
Filed
Sep 9, 2013
Type
voluntary
Updated
Sep 10, 2013
Last checked
Sep 10, 2013

Creditors

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Parties

Debtor

Furniture Brands International, Inc.
1 N. Brentwood Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63105
ST. LOUIS-MO
Tax ID / EIN: xx-xxx7683

Represented By

M. Blake Cleary
Young, Conaway, Stargatt & Taylor
1000 North King Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
302-571-6600
Fax : 302-571-1253
Email: bankfilings@ycst.com

Us Trustee

United States Trustee
844 King Street, Room 2207
Lockbox #35
Wilmington, DE 19899-0035
302-573-6491

Docket

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Sep 9, 2013 #1 Chapter 11 Voluntary Petition . Fee Amount $1213. Filed by Furniture Brands International, Inc.. (Cleary, M. Blake) (Entered: 09/09/2013)
Sep 9, 2013 Judge Christopher S. Sontchi added to case (AnemoneB, Bonnie) (Entered: 09/09/2013)
Sep 9, 2013 #2 Motion for Joint Administration of Related Chapter 11 Cases Filed By Furniture Brands International, Inc. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A)(Cleary, M. Blake) (Entered: 09/09/2013)
Sep 9, 2013 #3 Application to Appoint Claims/Noticing Agent EPIQ BANKRUPTCY SOLUTIONS Filed By Furniture Brands International, Inc. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A # 2 Exhibit B # 3 Exhibit C)(Cleary, M. Blake) (Entered: 09/09/2013)
Sep 9, 2013 #4 Notice of Appearance Filed by Simon Property Group, Inc.. (Tucker, Ronald) (Entered: 09/09/2013)
Sep 9, 2013 #5 Motion to Pay Sales and Use Taxes // Motion for Entry of Order (A) Authorizing Debtors to Pay Prepetition Taxes and Fees and (B) Authorizing and Directing Banks and Financial Institutions to Honor and Process Checks and Transfers Related to Such Obligations Filed By Furniture Brands International, Inc. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A)(Cleary, M. Blake) (Entered: 09/09/2013)
Sep 9, 2013 #6 Motion to Authorize (A) Debtors to (I) Continue Workers Compensation Program Compensation Program and Liability, Product, Property, and Other Insurance Programs, (II) Pay All Obligations in Respect Thereof, and (III) Continue to Honor Insurance Premium Financing Obligations, and (B) Authorizing and Directing Banks and Financial Institutions to Honor and Process Checks and Transfers Related to Such Obligations Filed by Furniture Brands International, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A # 2 Exhibit B) (Cleary, M. Blake) (Entered: 09/09/2013)
Sep 9, 2013 #7 Motion to Maintain Bank Accounts // Motion for Interim and Final Orders (A) Authorizing Debtors to Use Existing Cash Management System, (B) Authorizing and Directing Banks and Financial Institutions to Honor and Process Checks and Transfers, (C) Authorizing Continued Use of Intercompany Transactions, (D) Waiving Requirements of Section 345(b) of Bankruptcy Code and (E) Authorizing Debtors to Use Existing Bank Accounts and Existing Business Forms Filed By Furniture Brands International, Inc. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A # 2 Exhibit B # 3 Exhibit C # 4 Exhibit D # 5 Exhibit E # 6 Exhibit F # 7 Exhibit G)(Cleary, M. Blake) (Entered: 09/09/2013)
Sep 9, 2013 #8 Motion to Pay Employee Wages // Motion for Interim and Final Orders (A) Authorizing Debtors to (I) Pay Certain Employee Compensation and Benefits and (II) Maintain and Continue Such Benefits and Other Employee-Related Programs and (B) Authorizing and Directing Banks and Financial Institutions to Honor and Process Checks and Transfers Related to Such Obligations Filed By Furniture Brands International, Inc. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A # 2 Exhibit B)(Cleary, M. Blake) (Entered: 09/09/2013)
Sep 9, 2013 #9 Motion to Continue Customer Programs // Motion for Entry of Order (A) Authorizing Debtors to Continue Customer Programs and Practices and Certain Prepetition Credit Card Obligations in the Ordinary Course of Business and (B) Authorizing Financial Institutions to Honor and Process Checks and Transfers Related to Such Obligations Filed By Furniture Brands International, Inc. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A)(Cleary, M. Blake) (Entered: 09/09/2013)
Sep 9, 2013 #10 Motion Prohibiting Utilities from Discontinuing Service // Motion for Entry of Interim and Final Orders, (A) Prohibiting Utility Providers from Altering, Refusing, or Discontinuing Utility Services, (B) Approving Debtors Proposed Form of Adequate Assurance, and (C) Determining Adequate Assurance of Payment for Future Utility Services Filed By Furniture Brands International, Inc. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A # 2 Exhibit B # 3 Exhibit C)(Cleary, M. Blake) (Entered: 09/09/2013)
Sep 9, 2013 #11 Motion to Approve Order Enforcing Sections 362 and 525 of the Bankruptcy Code Filed by Furniture Brands International, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A) (Cleary, M. Blake) (Entered: 09/09/2013)
Sep 9, 2013 #12 Motion to Pay Critical Trade Vendor Claims // Motion for Entry of Interim and Final Orders Establishing Notification and Hearing Procedures for Transfers of Common Stock Motion Pursuant to Sections 363(b), 503(b)(9), and 105(a) of the Bankruptcy Code for Entry of Interim and Final Orders Authorizing (A) Debtors to Pay the Prepetition Claims of Certain Critical Domestic and Foreign Vendors and Administrative Claimholders, and (B) Financial Institutions to Honor and Process Prepetition Checks and Transfers to Certain Critical Vendors Filed By Furniture Brands International, Inc. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A # 2 Exhibit B # 3 Exhibit C)(Cleary, M. Blake) (Entered: 09/09/2013)
Sep 9, 2013 #13 Motion to Authorize (A) Debtors' Payment of (I) Certain Prepetition Shipping and Delivery Charges and (II) Mechanics Lien Charges, and (B) Authorizing and Directing Banks and Financial Institutions to Honor and Process Checks and Transfers Related to Such Obligations Filed by Furniture Brands International, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A # 2 Exhibit B) (Cleary, M. Blake) (Entered: 09/09/2013)
Sep 9, 2013 #14 Motion to Approve Interim and Final Orders Establishing Notification and Hearing Procedures for Transfers of Common Stock Filed by Furniture Brands International, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A # 2 Exhibit B) (Cleary, M. Blake) (Entered: 09/09/2013)
Sep 9, 2013 #15 Declaration of Steven N. Werdel in Support of Motion for Entry of Interim and Final Orders Establishing Notification and Hearing Procedures for Transfers of Common Stock (related document(s)14) Filed by Furniture Brands International, Inc.. (Cleary, M. Blake) (Entered: 09/09/2013)
Sep 9, 2013 #16 Affidavit/Declaration in Support of First Day Motion // Declaration of Vance Johnston in Support of Chapter 11 Petitions and First-Day Motions Filed By Furniture Brands International, Inc. (Cleary, M. Blake) (Entered: 09/09/2013)
Sep 9, 2013 #17 Notice of Appearance Filed by GENERAL ELECTRIC CAPITAL CORPORATION. (Attachments: # 1 Certificate of Service) (Gwynne, Kurt) (Entered: 09/09/2013)
Sep 9, 2013 #18 Motion to Appear pro hac vice of Brian Schartz, Esquire. Receipt Number 311364310, Filed by Oaktree Capital Management LLP. (Pacitti, Domenic) (Entered: 09/09/2013)
Sep 9, 2013 #19 Motion to Appear pro hac vice of Ross M. Kwasteniet, Esquire. Receipt Number 311364310, Filed by Oaktree Capital Management LLP. (Pacitti, Domenic) (Entered: 09/09/2013)
Sep 9, 2013 #20 Motion to Appear pro hac vice of Patrick J. Nash Jr., P.C.. Receipt Number 311364310, Filed by Oaktree Capital Management LLP. (Pacitti, Domenic) (Entered: 09/09/2013)
Sep 9, 2013 #21 Motion to Approve Debtor In Possession Financing // Debtors Motion for Interim and Final Orders (I) Authorizing Debtors (A) to Obtain Postpetition Financing Pursuant to Bankruptcy Code Sections 105, 361, 362, 363, and 364, (B) to Utilize Cash Collateral Pursuant to Bankruptcy Code Section 363; and (C) to Refinance Existing ABL Credit Agreement Pursuant to Bankruptcy Code Section 363; (II) Granting Adequate Protection to Existing Term Loan Lenders Pursuant to Bankruptcy Code Sections 361, 362, 363, and 364; and (III) Scheduling Final Hearing Pursuant to Bankruptcy Rule 4001 Filed By Furniture Brands International, Inc. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A # 2 Exhibit B - Part 1 # 3 Exhibit B - Part 2 # 4 Exhibit C # 5 Exhibit D # 6 Exhibit E)(Cleary, M. Blake) (Entered: 09/09/2013)
Sep 9, 2013 #22 Notice of Withdrawal of Motion for Entry of Interim and Final Orders, (A) Prohibiting Utility Providers from Altering, Refusing, or Discontinuing Utility Services, (B) Approving Debtors Proposed Form of Adequate Assurance, and (C) Determining Adequate Assurance of Payment for Future Utility Services (related document(s)10) Filed by Furniture Brands International, Inc.. (Luton Chapman, Jaime) (Entered: 09/09/2013)
Sep 9, 2013 #23 Motion Prohibiting Utilities from Discontinuing Service // Debtors' Motion for Entry of Interim and Final Orders A) Prohibiting Utility Providers from Altering, Refusing, or Discontinuing Utility Services, (B) Approving Debtors Proposed Form of Adequate Assurance, and (C) Determining Adequate Assurance of Payment for Future Utility Services Filed By Furniture Brands International, Inc. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A # 2 Exhibit B # 3 Exhibit C)(Cleary, M. Blake) (Entered: 09/09/2013)
Sep 9, 2013 #24 Notice of Agenda of Matters Scheduled for Hearing Filed by Furniture Brands International, Inc.. Hearing scheduled for 9/11/2013 at 10:00 AM at US Bankruptcy Court, 824 Market St., 5th Fl., Courtroom #6, Wilmington, Delaware. (Cleary, M. Blake) (Entered: 09/09/2013)
Sep 9, 2013 #25 Notice of Hearing to Consider First Day Motions and Applications Filed by Furniture Brands International, Inc.. Hearing scheduled for 9/11/2013 at 10:00 AM at US Bankruptcy Court, 824 Market St., 5th Fl., Courtroom #6, Wilmington, Delaware. (Cleary, M. Blake) (Entered: 09/09/2013)
Sep 9, 2013 #26 Motion to Approve Sale // Motion for Orders: (I) Approving (A) Bidding Procedures; (B) Form and Manner of Notices; (C) Form of Asset Purchase Agreement, Including Bid Protections; (II) Scheduling Dates to Conduct Auction and Hearing to Consider Final Approval of Sale, Including Treatment of Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases; and (III) Granting Related Relief; and (IV)(A) Approving Sale of Substantially All of Acquired Assets; (B) Authorizing Assumption and Assignment of Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases; and (C) Granting Related Relief Filed by Furniture Brands International, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A) (Cleary, M. Blake) (Entered: 09/09/2013)
Sep 9, 2013 #27 Motion to Reject Lease or Executory Contract // Motion for Entry of Order Authorizing Debtors to Reject Certain Unexpired Leases, Subleases, and Ancillary Agreements, Nunc Pro Tunc to Petition Date Filed by Furniture Brands International, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A) (Cleary, M. Blake) (Entered: 09/09/2013)
Sep 9, 2013 #28 Motion to Extend Deadline to File Schedules or Provide Required Information Filed by Furniture Brands International, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A) (Cleary, M. Blake) (Entered: 09/09/2013)
Sep 9, 2013 #29 Application to Employ/Retain Miller Buckfire & Co., LLC as Investment Banker to the Debtors, Nunc Pro Tunc to the Petition Date Filed by Furniture Brands International, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A # 2 Exhibit B # 3 Exhibit C # 4 Exhibit D) (Cleary, M. Blake) (Entered: 09/09/2013)
Sep 10, 2013 #30 Motion to Appear pro hac vice of Wendy S. Walker, Esq. of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP. Receipt Number 1364531, Filed by GENERAL ELECTRIC CAPITAL CORPORATION. (Attachments: # 1 Certification & Order) (Gwynne, Kurt) (Entered: 09/10/2013)