On February 5, 2016, 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 2466 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Motion to Compel : Emergency Motion of Debtors to Compel Fresh Emporium Food Market, Corp. and/or 175 Lakeside Blvd Meat & Produce Food Corp. to Perform Their Obligations Arising Under their Binding Lease Sale Agreements (related document(s)) filed by Salvatore A. Romanello on behalf of The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Inc.. (Romanello, Salvatore)
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.