On February 26, 2016, an application for authority to retain professionals was filed in the bankruptcy case of Sherwin Alumina Company, LLC (f/k/a Sherwin Alumina LP) and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 347 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Application to Employ Gavin/Solmonese LLC as Financial Advisor to the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors. Objections/Request for Hearing Due in 7 days. Filed by Creditor Committee Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Sherwin Alumina Company, LLC, et al. (Attachments: # (1) Exhibit A – Declaration of Edward T. Gavin, CTP # (2) Proposed Order) (Russell, Robin)
Sherwin Alumina Company, LLC (f/k/a Sherwin Alumina LP) filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on January 11, 2016. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas . The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 16-20012. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge David Jones. The law firm of Kirkland & Ellis LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Sherwin Alumina Company, LLC (f/k/a Sherwin Alumina LP) in the bankruptcy case.