Kimball International’s Acquisition Of Poppin Inc.


Schiff Hardin LLP advised Kimball International, Inc. on the deal.

Kimball International, Inc., a leading design driven furniture manufacturer, announced its acquisition of Poppin, Inc., a tech-enabled B2B commercial furniture design company, for $110 million with potential for additional contingent payments equal to $70 million. The acquisition of Poppin is expected to accelerate Kimball’s eBusiness platform, and continues the company’s mission to be a leading omnichannel commercial furnishings design powerhouse supported by strong manufacturing and sourcing infrastructure. The deal was announced on November 4, 2020.

The Schiff Hardin team was led by Lauralyn G. Bengel (Picture) and also included Turner J. Binkley, Olga Bogush, Chris L. Bollinger, Hugo A. Gallegos, Mike Gentine, Lawrence H. Heftman, Ben Leese, David M. Loring, Evgeny Magidenko, Lauren S. Novak, Sara Rosenberg, David S. Sattelberger and Jason L. Zgliniec.

Involved fees earner: Lauralyn Bengel – Schiff Hardin LLP; Turner Binkley – Schiff Hardin LLP; Olga Bogush – Schiff Hardin LLP; Chris Bollinger – Schiff Hardin LLP; Hugo Gallegos – Schiff Hardin LLP; Mike Gentine – Schiff Hardin LLP; Lawrence Heftman – Schiff Hardin LLP; Ben Leese – Schiff Hardin LLP; David Loring – Schiff Hardin LLP; Evgeny Magidenko – Schiff Hardin LLP; Lauren Novak – Schiff Hardin LLP; Sara Rosenberg – Schiff Hardin LLP; David Sattelberger – Schiff Hardin LLP; Jason Zgliniec – Schiff Hardin LLP;

Law Firms: Schiff Hardin LLP;

Clients: Kimball International, Inc.;

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Author: Ambrogio Visconti