On March 11, 2015, an application for authority to retain professionals was filed in the bankruptcy case of Caesars Entertainment Operating Company, Inc. (Voluntary) (f/k/a Harrah’s Operating Company, Inc.) and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 665 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Notice of Motion and Application to Employ Millstein & Co., L.P. as Financial Advisor and Investment Banker for the Debtors Filed by David R Seligman on behalf of Caesars Entertainment Operating Company, Inc.. Hearing scheduled for 3/25/2015 at 01:30 PM at 219 South Dearborn, Room 2525, Chicago, Illinois 60604. (Attachments: # (1) Proposed Order # (2) Exhibit 1 to Proposed Order – Engagement Letter # (3) Exhibit B – Millstein Declaration # (4) Exhibit 1 to Declaration – Potential Parties in Interest # (5) Exhibit 2 to Declaration – Millstein Clients / Business Relationships) (Seligman, David)
Caesars Entertainment Operating Company, Inc. (Voluntary) (f/k/a Harrah’s Operating Company, 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 Northern District of Illinois . The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 15-01145. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge A. Benjamin Goldgar. The law firm of Kirkland & Ellis LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Caesars Entertainment Operating Company, Inc. (Voluntary) (f/k/a Harrah’s Operating Company, Inc.) in the bankruptcy case.