FBI Wind Down, Inc.
(f/k/a Furniture Brands International, Inc.)

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  • Key Parties
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General Information

On September 9, 2013, FBI Wind Down, Inc. (f/k/a Furniture Brands International, Inc.) and eighteen (18) affiliated companies (collectively, the “Debtors”) each filed a petition 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 the Honorable Christopher S. Sontchi. The Debtors' cases are jointly administered for procedural purposes, meaning that all pleadings are maintained on the case docket for FBI Wind Down, Inc. (f/k/a Furniture Brands International, Inc.), Case No. 13-12329 (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 Main Case Docket is accessible by selecting the “Docket” link at the top of this page.

Important Phone Numbers

For additional information and inquires about these cases, please call the numbers listed below. U.S.-based parties should use the toll free number below. International parties should use the non-U.S. number below.

Toll Free U.S. #: (877) 797-6087

Non U.S. #: (503) 597-7678

Case Information

Effective Date of Debtors’ Second Amended Joint Plan of Liquidation

The Effective Date of the Plan occurred on August 1, 2014

The Notice of Effective Date may be found here.


Debtors’ Confirmation of Second Amended Joint Plan of Liquidation

On July 14, 2014 the Bankruptcy Court For The District Of Delaware Entered an Order Confirming The Debtors’ Second Amended Joint Plan of Liquidation Under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code, dated as of July 9, 2014 For FBI Wind down, Inc. (F/K/A Furniture Brands International, Inc.), et al.


Hearing on Debtors' Disclosure Statement

A hearing to consider the Adequacy of the Disclosure Statement was held before the Honorable Christopher S. Sontchi, United States Bankruptcy Judge, of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware (the “Court”), Fifth Floor, Courtroom #6, 824 North Market Street, Wilmington, Delaware 19801, on May 29, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. (prevailing Eastern Time) (the “Hearing”) to consider the entry of an order, among other things, determining that the Disclosure Statement contains “adequate information” within the meaning ascribed to such term in section 1125 of the Bankruptcy Code and approving the Disclosure Statement. The Disclosure Statement may be amended at any time prior to or at the Disclosure Statement Hearing, and the Disclosure Statement Hearing may be adjourned from time to time without further notice, except for the announcement of the adjourned date(s) at the Disclosure Statement Hearing or any continued hearing(s).


Asset Sales

On November 22, 2013, the Bankruptcy Court entered an order approving the sale of substantially all of the Debtors' assets to Heritage Home Group LLC. The sale closed on November 25, 2013.

On November 22, 2013, the Bankruptcy Court entered an order approving a change in the name of Furniture Brands International, Inc. to FBI Wind Down, Inc. Similar name changes were approved for the other Debtors as reflected on the chart below.


Former DebtorNew Debtor Name
1.Action Transport, Inc.AT Wind Down, Inc.
2.Broyhill Furniture Industries, Inc.BFI Wind Down, Inc.
3.Broyhill Home Furnishings, Inc.BHF Wind Down, Inc.
4.Broyhill Retail, Inc.BR Wind Down, Inc.
5.Broyhill Transport, Inc.BT Wind Down, Inc.
6.Furniture Brands Holdings, Inc.FBH Wind Down, Inc.
7.Furniture Brands International, Inc.FBI Wind Down, Inc.
8.Furniture Brands Operations, Inc.FBO Wind Down, Inc.
9.Furniture Brands Resource Company, Inc.FBRC Wind Down, Inc.
10.HDM Furniture Industries, Inc.HFI Wind Down, Inc.
11.HDM Retail, Inc.HR Wind Down, Inc.
12.HDM Transport, Inc.HT Wind Down, Inc.
13.Lane Furniture Industries, Inc.LFI Wind Down, Inc.
14.Lane Home Furnishings Retail, Inc.LHFR Wind Down, Inc.
15.Laneventure, Inc.LV Wind Down, Inc.
16.Maitland-Smith Furniture Industries, Inc.MSFI Wind Down, Inc.
17.Thomasville Furniture Industries, Inc.TFI Wind Down, Inc.
18.Thomasville Home Furnishings, Inc.THF Wind Down, Inc.
19.Thomasville Retail, Inc. (f/k/a Classic Design Furnishings, Inc.)TR Wind Down, Inc.

Section 341 Meeting of Creditors

A meeting of creditors pursuant to section 341 of the Bankruptcy Code was held on October 17, 2013, at 10:00 A.M. (ET), J. Caleb Boggs Federal Building, 844 King Street, 5th Floor, Room 5209, Wilmington, Delaware 19801.

Lead Debtor:

13-12329FBI Wind Down, Inc.
(f/k/a Furniture Brands International, Inc.)

Related Debtors:

13-12331AT Wind Down, Inc.
13-12332BFI Wind Down, Inc.
13-12333BHF Wind Down, Inc.
13-12334BR Wind Down, Inc.
13-12335BT Wind Down, Inc.
13-12337FBH Wind Down, Inc.
13-12338FBO Wind Down, Inc.
13-12339FBRC Wind Down, Inc.
13-12340HFI Wind Down, Inc.
13-12341HR Wind Down, Inc.
13-12342HT Wind Down, Inc.
13-12343LFI Wind Down, Inc.
13-12344LHFR Wind Down, Inc.
13-12349LV Wind Down, Inc.
13-12350MSFI Wind Down, Inc.
13-12351TFI Wind Down, Inc.
13-12352THF Wind Down, Inc.
13-12354TR Wind Down, Inc.

Claim Form

Proof of Claim Forms

The deadline for the filing of proofs of claim against the Debtors in these cases has been established by the Bankruptcy Court as November 29, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. (prevailing Eastern Time) for all creditors other than Governmental Units, and March 10, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. (prevailing Eastern Time) for Governmental Units. Should you choose to file a proof of claim form at this time, completed forms can be sent to the following addresses:


If by First-Class Mail:
FBI Wind Down, Inc. (f/k/a Furniture Brands International, Inc.) Claims Processing Center
c/o Epiq Bankruptcy Solutions, LLC
FDR Station, P.O. Box 5075
New York, NY 10150-5075

If by Hand Delivery or Overnight Mail:
FBI Wind Down, Inc. (f/k/a Furniture Brands International, 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.

A copy of the Bar Date Order can be obtained here.

A copy of the Bar Date Notice can be obtained here.

Bar Date & Proof of Claim FAQ can be obtained here.


Administrative Expense Claim Requests

Supplemental Administrative Expense Claims Bar Date. Holders of Administrative Expense Claims (other than Professional Fees) accruing from March 1, 2014 through the Effective Date must file requests for payment of Administrative Expense Claims so as to be actually received on or before 4:00 p.m. (prevailing Eastern Time) on September 1, 2014 by the Claims Agent at the following address:


If by First-Class Mail:
FBI Wind Down, Inc. Claims Processing Center
c/o Epiq Bankruptcy Solutions, LLC
FDR Station, P.O. Box 5075
New York, NY 10150-5075

If by Hand Delivery or Overnight Mail:
FBI Wind Down, Inc. Claims Processing Center
c/o Epiq Bankruptcy Solutions, LLC
757 Third Avenue, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10017

Key Professionals

Debtors’ Counsel

Paul Hastings LLP
75 East 55th Street
New York, NY 10022
http://www.paulhastings.com
Phone: (212) 318-6000
Fax: (212) 319-4090
Attn: Luc A. Despins, Esq.
Leslie A. Plaskon, Esq.

Paul Hastings LLP
Wells Fargo Plaza
1000 Louisiana Street
Fifty-Fourth Floor
Houston, TX 77002
http://www.paulhastings.com
Phone: (713) 860-7300
Fax: (713) 353-3100
Attn: James T. Grogan, Esq.

Debtors' Counsel

Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP
1000 North King Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
http://www.ycst.com
Phone: (302) 571-6600
Fax: (302) 571-1253
Attn: M. Blake Cleary, Esq.
Andrew L. Magaziner, Esq.
Jaime L. Chapman, Esq.

Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors' Counsel

Blank Rome LLP
1201 Market Street
Suite 800
Wilmington, DE 19801
Phone:  (302) 425-6400
Fax:      (302) 425-6464
Attn:     Victoria A. Guilfoyle, Esq.
             Alan M. Root, Esq.

Blank Rome LLP
One Logan Square
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone:  (215) 569-5762
Fax:      (215) 569-5555
Attn:     Michael B. Schaedle, Esq.

Hahn & Hessen LLP
488 Madison Avenue
14th and 15th Floor
New York, New York 10022
Phone:  (212) 478-7200
Fax:      (212) 478-7400
Attn:     Mark S. Indelicato, Esq.
            Mark T. Power, Esq.
            Janine M. Figueiredo, Esq.

Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors

Pursuant to Section 1102(a)(1) of the Bankruptcy Code, the following persons have been appointed to the Committee of Unsecured Creditors in connection with the above captioned case:


Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation
1200 K. St., NW
Washington, DC 20005
Phone:  (202)-326-4070
Attn:     Todd Yuba

LF Products PTE Ltd.
12 Princeton Dr.
Tappan, NY 10983
Phone:  (845)-365-377
Attn:     Martin Leder

Rocktenn CP, LLC
504 Thrasher St.
Norcross, GA 30071
Phone:  (770)-448-2193
Attn:     John Stakel

The Standard Register Company
600 Albany St.
Dayton, OH 45417
Phone:  (937)-221-1517
Attn:     James M. Vaughn

Tombigbee Electric Power Association
PO Box 1789
Tupelo, MS 38802
Phone:  (662)-842-7635
Attn:     Bruce Williams

A&R Manchester, LLC
187 Millburn Ave., Ste. 6
Millburn, NJ 07041
Phone:  (973)-379-4150
Attn:     Gina Caminito

U.S. Trustee

Office of the United States Trustee
J. Caleb Boggs Federal Building
844 King Street
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 the “Docket” link at the top of this page. In addition, from time to time, certain key documents filed in these cases 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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