On January 16, 2015, an application for authority to retain professionals was filed in the bankruptcy case of The Wet Seal, Inc. and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 44 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Application/Motion to Employ/Retain Houlihan Lokey Capital, Inc. as Financial Advisor and Investment Banker for the Debtors Nunc Pro Tunc to the Petition Date Filed by The Wet Seal, Inc., a Delaware Corporation. (Attachments: # (1) Exhibit A # (2) Exhibit B # (3) Exhibit C) (Kandestin, Maris)
The Wet Seal, Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on January 15, 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 15-10081. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Christopher Sontchi. The law firm of Klee, Tuchin, Bogdanoff & Stern LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to The Wet Seal, Inc. in the bankruptcy case.