Restoration Hardware DEFA14A 2008
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): April 28, 2008
RESTORATION HARDWARE, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (415) 924-1005
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
May 2, 2008 will be the record date for the special meeting of stockholders (the Special Meeting) of Restoration Hardware, Inc. (the Company) to consider and vote on a proposal to adopt the Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated as of November 8, 2007, among the Company, Home Holdings, LLC (Parent), and Home Merger Sub, Inc. (Merger Sub), as amended by the First Amendment thereto dated January 24, 2008, pursuant to which Merger Sub will merge with and into the Company and the Company will become a direct wholly owned subsidiary of Parent. Parent is controlled by investment funds affiliated with Catterton Management Company, LLC, which is a private equity firm.
Additional Information and Where to Find It
In connection with the proposed merger, a preliminary proxy statement was filed by the Company with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC) on April 18, 2008. Investors and security holders are strongly advised to read the definitive proxy statement when it becomes available because it will contain important information about the merger and the parties to the merger. Investors and security holders may obtain a free copy of the definitive proxy statement (when available) and other documents filed by the Company at the SEC website at http://www.sec.gov. The definitive proxy statement and other documents also may be obtained for free from the Company by directing such request to Chris Newman, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary, telephone: (415) 945-4530, or on the companys website at http://www.restorationhardware.com.
The Company and its directors, executive officers and other members of its management and employees may be deemed participants in the solicitation of proxies from its stockholders in connection with the proposed merger. Information concerning the interests of the Companys participants in the solicitation, which may, in some cases, be different than those of stockholders generally, is set forth in the Companys proxy statements and Annual Reports on Form 10-K, previously filed with the SEC, and will be set forth in the definitive proxy statement relating to the merger when it becomes available. Each of these documents may be obtained for free at the SEC website at http://www.sec.gov or from the Company by directing such request to Chris Newman, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary, telephone: (415) 945-4530, or on the companys website at http://www.restorationhardware.com.
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.