Caesars Entertainment Operating Company, Inc. (Voluntary) (f/k/a Harrah’s Operating Company, Inc.) Bankruptcy New Filing Alert: Application For Authority To Retain Professionals





On February 3, 2016, 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 3198 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:

Notice of Motion and Application to Employ Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP as Independent Financial Advisor to the Special Governance Committee of the Board of Directors of Caesars Entertainment Operating Company, Inc. Filed by David R Seligman on behalf of Caesars Entertainment Operating Company, Inc.. Hearing scheduled for 2/17/2016 at 01:30 PM at 219 South Dearborn, Room 2525, Chicago, Illinois 60604. (Attachments: # (1) Proposed Order # (2) Exhibit B – Williams Declaration) (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.

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