Samson Holding affiliates acquire 14.9% stake in FBI

Thomas, Larry
October 2007
Furniture/Today;10/15/2007, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p71
Trade Publication
The article reports that affiliates of Samson Holding Ltd. have acquired a 14.9% stake in Furniture Brands International Inc. (FBI), in reference to the documents filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in 2007. According to the filing, Samson has initially approached FBI in July 2007 about a possible merger, but latter declined to pursue the transaction. Samson and its affiliates acquired more than 7 million shares of FBI between August 1, 2007 and September 28, 2007.


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