Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event report): December 12, 2011




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Virginia   000-54019   54-1832498

(State or other jurisdiction of

incorporation or organization)



File Number)


(I.R.S. Employer

ID #)



12501 Patterson Avenue

Richmond, Virginia 23238

(Address of principal executive offices)

(804) 784-7600

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if change since last report)



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Item 1.03 Bankruptcy or Receivership

On December 12, 2011, RoomStore, Inc. filed a voluntary petition for relief under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court of the Eastern District of Virginia, Case No. 11-37790-DOT.


Item 2.03 Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation

On December 13, 2011, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia (Case No. 11-37790-DOT) entered an interim order authorizing the Company to execute all documents necessary to obtain post-petition, Debtor-in-Possession financing in the amount of $14 million from Wells Fargo Bank, the Company’s existing lender. To secure repayment of all pre-petition and post-petition obligations, Wells Fargo was granted a first priority and perfected security interest and lien on all assets of the Company, except for the Company’s real property located at 1008 Highway 501 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. On December 15, 2011, the Company executed a Ratification and Amendment Agreement in order to obtain and secure the DIP financing described above.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


    RoomStore, Inc.
December 16, 2011     By:  

/s/ Lewis M. Brubaker

    Name: Lewis M. Brubaker
    Title: Senior VP and CFO