On February 16, 2016, an application for authority to retain professionals was filed in the bankruptcy case of Noranda Aluminum, Inc. and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 162 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Application to APPLICATION OF THE DEBTORS PURSUANT TO 11 U.S.C. §§ 105(a) AND 363(b) TO (I) RETAIN ALVAREZ & MARSAL NORTH AMERICA, LLC TO PROVIDE THE DEBTORS A CHIEF RESTRUCTURING OFFICER AND CERTAIN ADDITIONAL PERSONNEL AND (II) DESIGNATE ROBERT M. CARUSO AS CHIEF RESTRUCTURING OFFICER FOR THE DEBTORS (PART 1 OF 2) Filed by Debtor Noranda Aluminum, Inc. Hearing scheduled 3/8/2016 at 02:00 PM at Bankruptcy Courtroom 5 North. (Lawhorn, Christopher)
Noranda Aluminum, Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on February 8, 2016. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Missouri . The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 16-10083. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Barry Schermer. The law firm of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Noranda Aluminum, Inc. in the bankruptcy case.