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Chapter 15 Bankruptcy Petitions


Petitions for Recognition of Foreign Insolvency Proceedings under Chapter 15 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.

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Grupo Famsa SAB de CV: Chapter 15 Petition

August 06, 2020 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Mexico by Paloma Elizabeth Arellano  Bujanda, as the Foreign Representative of Grupo Famsa S.A.B. de C.V., described as a Mexican company that "offers furniture, electronics, household appliances, clothing, and other durable consumer goods through approximately 430 retail stores, including approximately 22 stores located in the United States", at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

August 04, 2020 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in England by Shai Weiss, as the Foreign Representative of Virgin Atlantic Airways Limited, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Matalan Finance Plc: Chapter 15 Petition

July 29, 2020 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in England by Stephen Hill, as the Foreign Representative of Matalan Finance Plc, described as being part of a group that is "a £1.1 billion revenue value fashion and home omni-channel retailer", at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Ymagis SA: Chapter 15 Petition

July 27, 2020 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in France by Jean Mizrahi, as the Foreign Representative of Ymagis SA, described as "a French-based company engaged in the digital cinema sector, specializing in digital technologies for the film and audiovisual industry", at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Calfrac Well Services Corp. et al: Chapter 15 Petition

July 13, 2020 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Canada by Ronald P. Mathison, as the Foreign Representative of Calfrac Well Services Corp., Calfrac Holdings LP;Calfrac (Canada) Inc., Calfrac Well Services Ltd., and 12178711 Canada Inc., which "provide specialized energy services to oil and natural gas producers in Canada, the United States, Russia and Argentina", at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas.

Adrian Guenter Lenz: Chapter 15 Petition

July 07, 2020 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Germany by Jens Lieser, as the Foreign Representative of Adrian Guenter Lenz, the latter of whom is facing "ongoing criminal proceedings for fraud against, inter alia, Deutsche Post AG, on a repetitive basis, as well as tax evasion", at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Cirque du Soleil et al: Chapter 15 Petition

July 01, 2020 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Canada by Stéphane Lefebvre, as the Foreign Representative of CDS U.S. Holdings Inc., 9415-8185 Québec Inc., 9415-8219 Québec Inc., 9415-8227 Québec Inc., 9415-8235 Québec Inc., Astor Show Productions LLC, Blue Man Chicago LLC, Blue Man Group Holdings LLC, Blue Man Group Publishing LLC, Blue Man Group Records LLC, Blue Man Inc., Blue Man International LLC, Blue Man Orlando LLC, Blue Man Productions LLC, Blue Man Vegas LLC, CDS U.S. Intermediate Holdings Inc., Cirque Dreams Holdings LLC, Cirque du Soleil (US) Inc., Cirque du Soleil America Inc., Cirque du Soleil Canada inc., Cirque du Soleil GP Inc., Cirque du Soleil Holding USA Inc., Cirque du Soleil Images Inc., Cirque du Soleil Inspiration Inc., Cirque du Soleil My Call LLC, Cirque du Soleil Nevada Inc., Cirque du SoleilRadio CT Holdings LLC, Cirque du Soleil Radio CT LLC, Cirque du Soleil Vegas LLC, Cirque du Soleil Inc., Cirque on Broadway LLC, Cirque Theatrical LLC, Création 4U2C Inc., CDS Canadian Holdings Inc., Joie de Vie LLC, The Works Entertainment LLC, Velsi LLC, VStar Entertainment Group LLC, VStar International LLC, VStar Merchandising LLC, VStar Theatrical LLC, and VStar Touring LLC, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

Technicolor SA: Chapter 15 Petition

June 22, 2020 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in France by Laurent Carozzi, as the Foreign Representative of Technicolor SA, which "is among the world’s leading content creation-to-distribution companies", at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas.

AllSaints USA Ltd: Chapter 15 Petition

June 17, 2020 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in England and Wales by Richard Dixon Fleming, of Alvarez & Marsal Europe, as the Foreign Representative of All Saints USA Ltd., described as a fashion retailer that is part of a group that comprises "26 legal entities in over 27 countries" and ultimately owned by entities in Britain and the Cayman Islands, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas.

Enjoy SA: Chapter 15 Petition

June 12, 2020 - Chapter 15 Petition Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Chile by Rodrigo Larrain and Esteban Rigo-Righi, as the Foreign Representatives of Enjoy SA, described as "the parent of a holding company engaged in entertainment, restaurants, hotels, and gaming casinos", at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

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