Eddie Bauer Delays Shareholder Vote

Eddie Bauer Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: EBHI) has postponed a special shareholder meeting that had been scheduled for today, due to the identification of errors related to its tax accounting for 2005 and prior years. The meeting has now been pushed back to February 8, at which point shareholders will be asked to vote on a $9.25 per share buyout offer from Sun Capital Partners and Golden Gate Capital. The total deal is valued at approximately $614 million, including around $328 million of debt to be repaid. www.eddiebauer.com