Sports Authority Holdings, Inc. Bankruptcy New Filing Alert: Application For Authority To Retain Professionals

On April 20, 2016, an application for authority to retain professionals was filed in the bankruptcy case of Sports Authority Holdings, Inc. and its affiliates.

The filing was assigned docket number 1260 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:

Application/Motion to Employ/Retain BDO Consulting as Financial Advisor for The Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors Effective as of March 13, 2016 Filed by Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors. Hearing scheduled for 5/25/2016 at 11:00 AM at US Bankruptcy Court, 824 Market St., 5th Fl., Courtroom #4, Wilmington, Delaware. Objections due by 5/11/2016. (Attachments: # (1) Notice # (2) Exhibit A –Proposed Form of Order # (3) Declaration David E. Berliner Declaration in Support) (Robinson, Colin)

Sports Authority Holdings, Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on March 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 16-10527. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Mary Walrath. The law firm of Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Sports Authority Holdings, Inc. in the bankruptcy case.


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