On November 24, 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 1939 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Motion to Shorten Time : Debtors’ Motion Pursuant to Fed. R. Bankr. P. 9006(c) to Shorten Notice with Respect to Motion of Debtors Pursuant to 11 U.S.C. §§ 363 and 365 and Fed. R. Bankr. P. 2002, 6004, and 6006 for an Order Approving the Sale, Assumption and Assignment of Certain Unexpired Leases of the Debtors (Sandwich Leases) filed by Garrett A. Fail on behalf of The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Inc. with hearing to be held on 12/11/2015 at 10:00 AM at Courtroom TBA, White Plains Courthouse (RDD) Responses due by 12/8/2015,. (Fail, Garrett)
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.