On January 22, 2016, an motion/application for approval of a settlement pursuant to rule 9019 was filed in the bankruptcy case of Allens, Inc. (d/b/a Allens Canning Company) and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 1465 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Application for Compromise Controversy With Alvarez & Marsal North America, LLC and Jonathan Hickman (collectively, Alvarez), Greenberg Traurig, LLP (Greenberg), Lazard Frres & Co. LLC, Lazard Middle Market LLC (collectively, Lazard) and Freeborn & Peters LLP (Freeborn) (collectively, Adversary Defendants) Filed by Stanley V Bond on behalf of D & E Farms Inc, H.C. Schmieding Produce Co., Inc., Hartung Brothers, Inc. (Attachments: # (1) Exhibit 1 to Motion: Settlement & Release Agreement with Exhibits) (Bond, Stanley)
Allens, Inc. (d/b/a Allens Canning Company) filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on October 28, 2013. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Arkansas . The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 13-73597. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Ben Barry. The law firm of Greenberg Traurig, LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Allens, Inc. (d/b/a Allens Canning Company) in the bankruptcy case.