On January 12, 2015, an affidavit or declaration regarding motion for the appointment of a chapter 11 trustee or an examiner was filed in the bankruptcy case of Caesars Entertainment Operating Company, Inc. and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 11 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Declaration of Joshua M. Mester in Support of Motion for Appointment of Examiner with Access to and Authority to Disclose Privileged Materials (related document(s)10) Filed by Appaloosa Investment Limited Partnership I, OCM Opportunities Fund VI, L.P, Special Value Expansion Fund, LLC. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 5-10 (part 1) # 2 Exhibit 5-10 (part 2) # 3 Exhibit 11-22 # 4 Exhibit 23-32 # 5 Exhibit 33-42 (part 1) # 6 Exhibit 33-42 (part 2) # 7 Exhibit 43-59) (Brady, Robert) (Entered: 01/12/2015)
Caesars Entertainment Operating Company, Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on January 12, 2015. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 15-10047. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Kevin Gross. The law firm of Kirkland & Ellis LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Caesars Entertainment Operating Company, Inc. in the bankruptcy case.