On July 20, 2015, a motion for authority to sell assets of the estates pursuant to section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code was filed in the bankruptcy case of The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Inc. (2015) and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 26 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Motion to Approve : Motion of Debtors Pursuant to 11 U.S.C. §§ 105, 363, 365 and 503 and Fed. R. Bankr. P. 2002, 6004 and 6006 for Approval of: (I) (A) Global Bidding Procedures, (B) Bid Protections, (C) Form and Manner of Notice of Sale Transactions and Sale Hearing, and (D) Assumption and Assignment Procedures; and (II) (A) Purchase Agreements (B) Sale of Certain of the Debtors Assets Free and Clear of Liens, Claims, Interests and Encumbrances, and (C) Assumption and Assignment of Certain Executory Contracts and Leases filed by Garrett A. Fail on behalf of The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Inc. with hearing to be held on 8/10/2015 at 10:00 AM at Courtroom TBA, White Plains Courthouse (RDD) Responses due by 8/3/2015,. (Fail, Garrett) (Entered: 07/20/2015)
The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Inc. (2015) filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on July 19, 2015. 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 15-23007. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Robert Drain. The law firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Inc. (2015) in the bankruptcy case.