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General Information

On May 4, 2009, Filene’s Basement, Inc.(n/k/a FB Liquidating Estate), and two(2) related companies (collectively, the “Debtors”) filed petitions in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware seeking relief under chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code. The Debtors’ cases have been assigned to Judge Mary F. Walrath. These cases are being jointly administered for procedural purposes, meaning that all pleadings will be maintained on the case docket for Filene’s Basement, Inc.(n/k/a FB Liquidating Estate), Case No. 09-11525 (the "Main Case Docket"). The Main Case Docket can be accessed through the website maintained by the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware http://www.deb.uscourts.gov. An unofficial version of the docket is accessible by selecting the “Docket” link at the top of this page.

Proposed Sale

On May 4, 2009, the Debtors filed certain motions with the Court seeking, among other things, (i) approval of sale procedures with respect to a proposed sale to Crown FB LLC ("Crown"), (ii) approval of the sale of assets to Crown (the "Crown Sale"), and (iii) approval of the sale procedures and of the sale of assets relating to assets not included in the Crown Sale (the "Non-Crown Sale"). On May 15, 2009, the Court entered orders (i) approving procedures with respect to the solicitation of bids and the conduct of an auction with respect to the Crown Sale, (ii) approving similar procedures with respect to the solicitation of bids and the conduct of an auction with respect to the Non-Crown Sale, and (iii) scheduling of a hearing with the Court for approval of the Crown Sale and the Non-Crown Sale.

AUCTION DATE AND TIME: June 5, 2009, at 9:00 a.m. (prevailing Eastern Time)
SALE HEARING DATE AND TIME: June 10, 2009, at 10:30 a.m. (prevailing Eastern Time)

To see a complete copy of the "Notice of Bidding Procedures, Auction Date, and Sale Hearing Re: Debtors' Proposed Sale of Certain Assets" and the approved Bid Procedures with respect to the Crown Sale, please click here.

To see a complete copy of the "Notice of Sale Procedures, Auction Date, and Sale Hearing" and the approved Sale Procedures with respect to the Non-Crown Sale, please click here.

To see a complete copy of Crown Sale Motion, please click here.

To see a complete copy of Non-Crown Sale Motion, please click here.

To see a complete copy of the ”Notice to Counterparties to Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases that may be Assumed and Assigned Regarding Debtors’ Proposed Sale of Certain Assets” with respect to the Crown Sale, please click here. To see the Supplemental Notice to Counterparties, click here.

To see a complete copy of the “Notice to Counterparties to Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases that may be Assumed and Assigned” with respect to the Non-Crown Sale, please click here. To see the Supplemental Notice to Counterparties, click here.

To see a complete copy of the “Notice to Counterparties to Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases Re; Removal of Agreements from List of Agreements that may be Assumed and Assigned” with respect to both the Crown Sale and Non-Crown Sale, click here.

To see a complete copy of the “Notice of Auction Results and Notice of Service of Adequate Assurance of Future Performance”, click here.

To see a complete copy of the “Notice of Continued Auction and Sale Hearing in Connection With Proposed Sale of Debtors' Assets”, click here.

To see a complete copy of the "Adequate Assurance Presentation", click here, and for a copy of the accompanying letter, click here.

Section 341 Meeting of Creditors

In accordance with section 341 of the Bankruptcy Code, a meeting of the Debtors' creditors was held on Thursday, June 11, 2009 at 1:00 p.m. Eastern time, J. Caleb Boggs Federal Courthouse, 844 King Street, 2nd Floor, Room 2112, Wilmington, Delaware.

Debtors

Lead Debtor:
  FB Liquidating Estate


Case No.: 09-11525  
Related Debtors:
FB Services LLC
Case No.:09-11526
FB Leasing Services LLC
Case No.:09-11527

Proofs of Claim

The deadline for filing of proofs of claims against the Debtors has been established as Monday, September 28, 2009, at 4:00 p.m. prevailing Eastern Time. Completed forms may be sent to the following addresses:

If by First-Class Mail:
FB Liquidating Estate (f/k/a Filene’s Basement, Inc.) Claims Processing Center
c/o Epiq Bankruptcy Solutions, LLC
FDR Station, P.O. Box 5012
New York, NY 10150-5012
If by Hand Delivery or Overnight mail:
FB Liquidating Estate (f/k/a Filene’s Basement, Inc.) Claims Processing Center
c/o Epiq Bankruptcy Solutions, LLC
757 Third Avenue, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10017

A blank proof of claim form can be obtained here.

Key Professionals

Debtors' Counsel
Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones LLP
919 North Market Street
17th Floor
Wilmington, DE 19899-8705
http://www.pszjlaw.com
Phone:302.652.4100
Fax: 302.652.4400
Attn: Laura Davis Jones
Mark M. Billion
Timothy P. Cairns


Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors

Pursuant to Docket #91, the following creditors have been appointed to the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in these cases by the Office of the United States Trustee:

Simon Property Group, Inc.
225 W. Washington St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: (317)263-2346
Fax: (317)263-7901
Attn: Ronald Tucker
Boston Globe
135 Morrissey Blvd.
Boston, MA 02125
Phone: (617)929-2160
Fax: (617)929-7664
Attn: Brent Turner
Phillips-Van Heusen Corporation
1001 Frontier Road
Bridgewater, NJ 08807
Phone: (908)698-6193
Fax: (908)698-8534
Attn: Ann Ralko
Warnaco/Calvin Klein Division
470 Wheelers Farms Rd.
Milford, CT 06461
Phone: (203)301-7240
Fax: (203)301-7976
Attn: Therese Sinko
Jones Apparel Group, Inc.
180 Rittenhouse Circle
Bristol, PA 19007
Phone: (215)781-5520
Fax: (215)826-6901
Attn: Sharyn Wismann
Oxford Industries, Inc.
222 Piedmont Ave.
Atlanta, GA 30308
Phone: (404)653-1564
Fax: (404)424-0801
Attn: Michael Scott
Polo Ralph Lauren Corp.
9 Polito Ave.
Lyndhurst, NJ 07071
Phone: (201)531-6571
Fax: (201)531-6915
Attn: Kenneth Cruz

U.S. Trustee

Office of the United States Trustee
844 King Street, Suite 2207 - Lockbox #35
Wilmington, DE 19801
Phone:(302) 573-6491
Fax:(302) 573-6497

Website Information

An unofficial version of the docket can be accessed through this website by selecting “Docket” link at the top of this page. In addition, from time to time, certain key documents filed in this case or otherwise made available by the Debtors will be available by selecting the “Key Documents” link above. Should you have any questions relating to this website, please feel free to contact us at 646.282.2400.
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