Upper Deck to use Fleer's name, toy car business
MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. -- The Upper Deck card company has won an auction to take over rival Fleer's name and its toy car business.
Upper Deck, of Carlsbad, Calif., bid $6.1 million for the intellectual property and die-cast toy business of debt-ridden Fleer, according to the Web site of Warren J. Martin Jr., a lawyer overseeing Thursday's auction.
Saddled with nearly $40 million in debt, Fleer went out of business in May. Lawyers for the Mount Laurel-based company said that the rising costs ...
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