Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Restructuring Costs

Restructuring Costs
9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2015
Restructuring Costs [Abstract]  
Restructuring Costs
11. Restructuring Costs


Due to the Acquisition of Prestige, a number of employee positions were consolidated. As of September 30, 2015, we had an accrued expense balance of $3.1 million for restructuring costs for severance and other employee-related costs. An additional expense of $11.6 million was recorded for the nine months ended September 30, 2015 and is included in marketing, general and administrative expense.


The following table summarizes changes in the accrual for restructuring costs (in thousands):


    Restructuring costs  
Accrued expense balance as of December 31, 2014   $ (7,956 )
Amounts paid     16,418  
Additional accrued expense     (11,568 )
Accrued expense balance as of September 30, 2015   $ (3,106 )