February 17, 2020 − Hartshorne Holdings, LLC and three affiliated Debtors ("Hartshorne” or the “Debtors”) filed for Chapter 11 protection with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the Western District of Kentucky, lead case number 20-40133. The Debtors, Western Kentucky miners of thermal coal, are represented by Edward M. King of Frost Brown Todd LLC. Further…

February 19, 2020 − Hygea Holdings Corp. and 32 affiliated Debtors (“Hygea” or the “Debtors”) filed for Chapter 11 protection with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the District of Delaware, lead case number 20- 20-10361. The Debtors, a diversified healthcare holding company, are represented by J. Kate Stickles of Cole Schotz P.C. Further board-authorized engagements…

February 18, 2020 – The Court hearing the Pier 1 Imports case issued an interim order authorizing the Debtors to enter into a consulting agreement with Gordon Brothers Retail Partners, LLC (“Gordon Brothers” or the “Consultant”) in respect of the closing of up to 450 stores (398 store closings already underway with estimated proceeds of…

February 17, 2020 − Boy Scouts of America and one affiliated Debtor (“BSA” or the “Debtors”) filed for Chapter 11 protection with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the District of Delaware, lead case number 20-10343. The Debtors, the largest scouting organization and one of the largest youth organizations in the United States, are represented by…

February 17, 2020 − Pier 1 Imports, Inc. and seven affiliated Debtors (NYSE:PIR, “Pier 1” or the “Debtors”) filed for Chapter 11 protection with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the Eastern District of Virginia, lead case number 20-30805. The Debtors, an omni-channel retailer of home décor and accessories, are represented by Michael A. Condyles of…

February 13, 2020 − The McClatchy Company and 53 affiliated Debtors (NYSE American: "MNI," “McClatchy” or the “Debtors”) filed for Chapter 11 protection with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the Southern District of New York, lead case number 20-10418. The Debtors, the operator of 30 media companies in 14 states, are represented by Shana A….

February 11, 2020 – The Debtors' claims agent notified the Court of Plan voting results [Docket No. 973]. The results reflect a common divergence in Plan support between secured and unsecured creditors; the degree of that divergence and the size of Class 5 ("General Unsecured Claims," between $1.35bn and $1.75bn in total estimated claims), however,…

February 7, 2020 − SD-Charlotte, LLC and four affiliated Debtors (together, the “Debtors,” each separately and privately held) filed for Chapter 11 protection with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the Western District of North Carolina, lead case number 20-30149. The Debtors, who collectively own and operate approximately 90 franchised restaurants in the Southeast United States…

February 9, 2020 − Valeritas Holdings, Inc. and three affiliated Debtors (“Valeritas” or the “Debtors”) filed for Chapter 11 protection with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the District of Delaware, lead case number 20-10290. The Debtors, a commercial-stage medical technology company focused on the development of products for type 2 diabetes patients, are represented by…