Details of Valence Technology’s Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Petition (Copy of Petition Included)

Valence Technology, Inc., a developer and manufacturer of proprietary phosphate-based lithium ion batteries, voluntarily filed for bankruptcy protection today in Texas. A copy of the petition is embedded below, but here is a summary of some of the petition’s key details:

  • Assets: $31.53 million
  • Liabilities: $82.64 million
  • Largest Equity Holders (as of March 31): Carl E. Berg, Berg & Berg Enterprises, LLC and West Coast Venture Capital, Inc. (44.4%); Clearbridge Advisors, LLC (5.5%)

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The company’s largest unsecured creditors are summarized in a follow-up post, which you can find here:

In addition, please see our latest post on this case to read the complete declaration of Valence’s President & CEO filed with the bankruptcy court explaining the company’s reasons for the bankruptcy filing and its goals.