Case Background

On February 24, 2016, Abengoa Bioenergy US Holding, LLC 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 Eastern District of Missouri.  The cases are pending before the Honorable Kathy A. Surratt-States and are jointly administered under Case No. 16-41161.

On June 12, 2016, six additional debtors filed voluntary petitions for relief under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Missouri.

For information related to the chapter 15 cases of Abengoa, S.A. et al., Case No. 16-10754 pending in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, please click here.

For information related to the chapter 11 cases of Abeinsa Holding Inc. Case No. 16-10790 pending in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, please click here.

Important Information & Dates

Plan and Disclosure Statement: 

On February 27, 2017, the Debtors and the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors filed their Third Amended Joint Plans of Liquidation and the Disclosure Statement related thereto.  On February 27, 2017, the Bankruptcy Court entered an order approving the Disclosure Statement.  On June 8, 2017, the Bankruptcy Court entered an order confirming the Plan.  To view copies of the Plan & Disclosure Statement documents, click on the link below:

Plan & Disclosure Statement

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 28, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. (CT)
  • Administrative Claims Bar Date: October 17, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. (CT)
  • Governmental Bar Date: December 12, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. (CT)

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

First Day Motions and Orders:

A hearing on the Debtors' First Day Motions was held on March 2, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. (CT) before the Honorable Kathy A. Surratt-States, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, Thomas F. Eagleton U.S. Courthouse, 111 S. 10th Street, 4th Floor, Courtroom 7 North, St. Louis, MO 63102. 

A final hearing on certain of the First Day Motions was held on April 6, 2016.

Please click below to view and download the Debtors' First Day Motions, the First Day Motions Press Release and First Day Orders:

First Day Motions

First Day Motions Press Release

First Day Orders

Dates

June
6

Confirmation Hearing

9:00 AM (CT)
February
24
___________
March
2
10:00 AM (CT)
April
6
10:00 AM (CT)

Final Hearing on First Day Motions

September
28
5:00 PM (CT)

General Claim Bar Date

October
17
5:00 PM (CT)

Administrative Claim Motion

December
12
5:00 PM (CT)

Governmental Claim Bar Date

Parties

Debtors' Counsel

DLA Piper LLP (US)

203 North LaSalle Street, Suite 1900
Chicago, IL   60601
https://www.dlapiper.com/en/us/
Phone: 312.368.4000
Fax: 312.236.7516
Richard A. Chesley, Esq.

DLA Piper LLP (US)

1201 North Market Street, Suite 2100
Wilmington, DE   19801
https://www.dlapiper.com/en/us/
Phone: 302.468.5700
Fax: 302.394.2341
R. Craig Martin, Esq.

Armstrong Teasdale LLP

7700 Forsyth Blvd, Suite 1800
St. Louis, MO   63105
http://www.armstrongteasdale.com/
Phone: 314.621.5070
Fax: 314.621.5065
Richard W. Engel, Jr., Esq.

United States Trustee and Court Information

Office of the United States Trustee

111 South 10th Street
Suite 6353
St. Louis, MO   63102
http://www.justice.gov/ust-regions-r13/region-13-eastern-district-missouri
Phone: 314.539.2976
Fax: 314.539.2990


United States Bankruptcy Court

111 S. 10th Street, 4th Floor
St. Louis, MO   63102
http://www.moeb.uscourts.gov/
Phone: 314.244.4500


Debtors

Case Number
Debtor Name
Petition Date
16-41161 Abengoa Bioenergy US Holding, LLC February 24, 2016
16-41163 Abengoa Bioenergy of Nebraska, LLC February 24, 2016
16-41165 Abengoa Bioenergy Company, LLC February 24, 2016
16-41168 Abengoa Bioenergy Engineering & Construction, LLC February 24, 2016
16-41167 Abengoa Bioenergy Trading US, LLC February 24, 2016
16-41171 Abengoa Bioenergy Outsourcing, LLC February 24, 2016
16-44191 Abengoa Bioenergy Meramec Renewable, LLC June 12, 2016
16-44192 Abengoa Bioenergy Funding, LLC June 12, 2016
16-44193 Abengoa Bioenergy Maple, LLC June 12, 2016
16-44194 Abengoa Bioenergy of Indiana, LLC June 12, 2016
16-44195 Abengoa Bioenergy of Illinois, LLC June 12, 2016
16-44196 Abengoa Bioenergy Operations, LLC June 12, 2016