Walter Energy, Inc. Bankruptcy New Filing Alert: Order Regarding The Application For Authority To Retain Professionals

On February 3, 2016, an order regarding the application for authority to retain professionals was filed in the bankruptcy case of Walter Energy, Inc. and its affiliates.

The filing was assigned docket number 1818 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:

Order Authorizing the Employment and Retention of Houlihan Lokey Capital, Inc. as Investment Banker for the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors Nunc Pro Tunc to 8/5/2015 (Related Doc # [1603]) Signed on 2/3/2016. (klt)

Walter Energy, Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on July 15, 2015. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Alabama . The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 15-02741. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Tamara Mitchell. The law firm of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Walter Energy, Inc. in the bankruptcy case.


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