On March 10, 2016, an application for authority to retain professionals was filed in the bankruptcy case of Hancock Fabrics, Inc. (2016) and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 314 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Application/Motion to Employ/Retain FTI Consulting, Inc. as Financial Advisor to the Offiical Committee of Unsecured Creditors Nunc Pro Tunc to February 10, 2016 Filed by Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Hancock Fabrics, Inc., et al.. Hearing scheduled for 3/31/2016 at 11:00 AM at US Bankruptcy Court, 824 Market St., 6th Fl., Courtroom #1, Wilmington, Delaware. Objections due by 3/24/2016. (Attachments: # (1) Notice # (2) Proposed Form of Order # (3) Declaration # (4) Certificate of Service) (Pacitti, Domenic)
Hancock Fabrics, Inc. (2016) filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on February 2, 2016. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 16-10296. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Brendan Linehan Shannon. The law firm of O’Melveny & Myers LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Hancock Fabrics, Inc. (2016) in the bankruptcy case.