Patriot Coal Corporation (2015) Bankruptcy New Filing Alert: Motion For Authority To Obtain Debtor-In-Possession Financing

On May 12, 2015, a motion for authority to obtain debtor-in-possession financing was filed in the bankruptcy case of Patriot Coal Corporation (2015) and its affiliates.

The filing was assigned docket number 30 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:

Motion to Approve Debtor in Possession Financing Debtors’ Motion for Entry of Interim and Final Orders (A) Authorizing the Debtors to Obtain Postpetition Financing, (B) Authorizing Use of Cash Collateral, (C) Granting Liens and Superpriority Claims, (D) Granting Adequate Protection, (E) Modifying the Automatic Stay, (F) Scheduling a Final Hearing, and (G) Granted Related Relief filed by Michael A. Condyles (T1) of Kutak Rock LLP on behalf of Patriot Coal Corporation. (Condyles (T1), Michael)

Patriot Coal Corporation (2015) filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on May 12, 2015. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia . The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 15-32450. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Keith Phillips. The law firm of Kirkland & Ellis LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Patriot Coal Corporation (2015) in the bankruptcy case.


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