On February 26, 2016, a motion for authority to sell assets of the estates pursuant to section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code 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 345 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Emergency Motion Debtors’ Emergency Motion for Entry of an Order Scheduling (I) a Status Conference and (II) Hearings and Objection Deadlines with Respect to Financing Motion and Bidding Procedures Motion Filed by Debtor Sherwin Alumina Company, LLC (Attachments: # (1) Proposed Order – Proposed Scheduling Order # (2) Proposed Order – Ex. B-1 – Proposed Final Financing Order # (3) Exhibit B-2 – Proposed Final Financing Order Redline # (4) Proposed Order – C-1 – Proposed Bidding Procedures Order # (5) Exhibit C-2 – Proposed Bidding Procedures Order Redline # (6) Exhibit D – Interim DIP Order and Stalking Horse Notices) (Sussberg, Joshua)
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.