| Mar 8, 2011 |
Kravet officially acquires Brunschwig & Fils
Boh staff
By Staff

After 'spirited bidding' against real estate investment firm Sovereign Partners, Kravet has come out as winner of the Brunschwig & Fils’ auction.  Kravet is expected to commence operating the Brunschwig & Fils business by the end of this month.

The Chapter 11 filing was announced by Brunschwig & Fils on January 12, 2011 as a result of the financial impact of the recent years’ economic recession.

For the past 111 years, the Peardon family owned and managed Brunschwig & Fils, which has showrooms in 21 cities, a Design Studio in the New York D&D Building, and international distribution in 24 countries. 

A fourth-generation family-run company, Kravet transformed from a small fabric house in 1918 to one of the world’s largest privately held distributors of fabrics and home furnishings with locations worldwide. Kravet also owns high-end brands Lee Jofa and GP&J Baker. 

Both Brunschwig & Fils and Kravet intent to keep the transition of ownership seamless. 

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