Case Background

On May 11, 2014, Universal Cooperatives, Inc. and five affiliated debtors (collectively, the "Debtors") each filed a voluntary petition for relief under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.  The Debtors' cases are pending before the Honorable Mary F. Walrath and are jointly administered under Case No. 14-11187.

Important Information & Dates

Bar Date for Filing Proofs of Claim

The Bankruptcy Court has set the following deadlines for filing proofs of claim against the Debtors:

  • General Bar Date (all creditors other than Governmental Units): September 30, 2014
  • Governmental Unit Bar Date: November 7, 2014

Click on "Submit a Claim" above to download a proof of claim form and for more information regarding filing a claim against the Debtors.

Asset Sale

On July 8, 2014, the Debtors filed a motion to sell certain of their assets.  On July 23, 2014, the Bankruptcy Court entered an order approving bidding procedures in connection with such sale.  On August 26, 2014, the Bankruptcy Court entered an order approving the sale.

Click on the link below for the Sale Order, Bidding Procedures Order, the Sale Notice, the Assumption Notice and all other documents related to the Debtors' asset sale:

Sale Documents

Sale Order

Bidding Procedures Order

Sale Notice

Assumption Notice



Sale Hearing

3:00 PM(ET)

Bar Date - General Credi...

4:00 PM (ET)

Bar Date - Governmental ...

4:00 PM(ET)
12:00 PM(ET)
10:30 AM(ET)

Second Day Hearing


Debtors' Counsel

Foley & Lardner LLP

321 North Clark Street
Suite 2800
Chicago, IL 60654-5313
Phone: 312.832.4500
Fax: 312.832.4700
Mark L. Prager, Esq.
Michael J. Small, Esq.
Emil P. Khatchatourian, Esq.

Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP

Rodney Square
1000 North King Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
Phone: 302.571.6600
Fax: 302.571.1253
Robert S. Brady, Esq.
Andrew L. Magaziner, Esq.
Travis G. Buchanan, Esq.

United States Trustee and Court Information

Office of the United States Trustee

844 King Street, Suite 2207
Wilmington, DE 19801
Phone: 302.573.6491
Fax: 302.573.6497
Benjamin Hackman, Esq.

United States Bankruptcy Court

District of Delaware
824 Market Street North, 3rd Floor
Wilmington, DE 19801
Phone: 302.252.2900


Case Number
Debtor Name
Petition Date
14-11187 Universal Cooperatives, Inc. May 11, 2014
14-11186 Heritage Trading Company, LLC May 11, 2014
14-11188 Bridon Cordage LLC May 11, 2014
14-11189 Universal Crop Protection Alliance, LLC May 11, 2014
14-11190 Agrilon International, LLC May 11, 2014
14-11191 Pavalon, Inc. May 11, 2014