On December 8, 2014, an application for authority to retain professionals was filed in the bankruptcy case of SIGA Technologies, Inc. and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 175 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Application to Employ Guggenheim Securities, LLC as Financial Advisor and Investment Banker to Statutory Creditors’ Committee of SIGA Technologies, Inc. /Application of Statutory Creditors’ Committee for Order Approving Employment and Retention of Guggenheim Securities, LLC as its Financial Advisor and Investment Banker Nunc Pro Tunc to December 1, 2014 filed by Martin J. Bienenstock on behalf of Statutory Creditors’ Committee of SIGA Technologies, Inc.. (Attachments: # (1) Exhibit A- Proposed Order # (2) Exhibit B- Engagement Letter # (3) Exhibit C- Henkin Declaration) (Bienenstock, Martin)
SIGA Technologies, Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on September 16, 2014. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York . The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 14-12623. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Sean Lane. The law firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to SIGA Technologies, Inc. in the bankruptcy case.