June 9, 2004 |
Simmons Co., one of the nation's largest mattress companies, Tuesday said its parent company, THL Bedding Holding Co., planned to go public in an initial stock offering. The number of shares to be offered and the price range have not been determined, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The proposed plan calls for shares to be sold by THL Bedding and existing stockholders, the filing said. As part of the offering, THL Bedding plans to change its name to Simmons Co.