|Finish Line Announces That It Has Closed the Man Alive Transaction|
Historical pro forma financial information will be available on a Form 8-K
to be filed next week with the
Certain statements contained in this press release regard matters that are not historical facts and are forward-looking statements (as such term is defined in the rules promulgated pursuant to the Securities Act of 1933, as amended). Because such forward-looking statements contain risks and uncertainties, actual results may differ materially from those expressed in or implied by such forward-looking statements.
Factors relating to the transaction transferring Man Alive to MA that could cause actual results to differ materially include, but are not limited to: the failure of the buyer to discharge its post-closing liabilities under the leases it is assuming from Man Alive since such event could result in certain liabilities remaining with the Company.
Other factors that could cause results of the Company to differ materially
include, but are not limited to: changing consumer preferences; the Company's
inability to successfully market its footwear, apparel, accessories and other
merchandise; price, product and other competition from other retailers
(including internet and direct manufacturer sales); the unavailability of
products; the inability to locate and obtain favorable lease terms for the
Company's stores; the loss of key employees; the effect of economic conditions
including conditions resulting from the current turmoil in the financial
services industry, depressed demand in the housing market and unemployment
rates; management of growth, the outcome of litigation, and the other risks
detailed in the Company's
The Company undertakes no obligation to release publicly the results of any revisions to these forward-looking statements that may be made to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.
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|"Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Statements in this press release regarding Finish Line's business which are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties. For a discussion of such risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Report or Form 10-K for the most recently ended fiscal year.|