Filmed Entertainment Inc. (a/k/a BMG Coumbia House; Bertelsmann Direct North America, Inc.; Direct Group North America, Inc.; Direct Brands, Inc.) Bankruptcy New Filing Alert: Application For Authority To Retain Professionals





On March 7, 2016, an application for authority to retain professionals was filed in the bankruptcy case of Filmed Entertainment Inc. (a/k/a BMG Coumbia House; Bertelsmann Direct North America, Inc.; Direct Group North America, Inc.; Direct Brands, Inc.) and its affiliates.

The filing was assigned docket number 214 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:

Application to Employ Prime Clerk LLC as Soliciting and Balloting Agent (Hearing Date: 4/7/16 at 11:00 a.m. Objection Deadline: 3/31/16 at 5:00 p.m.) Debtor’s Application for an Order Authorizing Employment and Retention of Prime Clerk LLC as Soliciting and Balloting Agent, Nunc Pro Tunc to January 1, 2016 filed by Scott Anthony Griffin on behalf of Filmed Entertainment Inc. Responses due by 3/31/2016,. (Attachments: # (1) Exhibit A – Proposed Order # (2) Exhibit B – Declaration # (3) Exhibit C – Engagement Agreement # (4) Pleading Notice of Hearing) (Griffin, Scott)

Filmed Entertainment Inc. (a/k/a BMG Coumbia House; Bertelsmann Direct North America, Inc.; Direct Group North America, Inc.; Direct Brands, Inc.) filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on August 10, 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 15-12244. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Shelley Chapman. The law firm of Griffin Hamersky P.C. is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Filmed Entertainment Inc. (a/k/a BMG Coumbia House; Bertelsmann Direct North America, Inc.; Direct Group North America, Inc.; Direct Brands, Inc.) in the bankruptcy case.

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