Destination Maternity Corporation

Case No. 19-12256


Case Background

On October 21, 2019, Destination Maternity Corporation and 2 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 cases are pending before the Honorable Brendan Linehan Shannon and are jointly administered under Case No. 19-12256.

Important Information & Dates

First Day Hearing

A hearing on the Debtors' First Day Motions was held on October 22, 2019 at 1:00 PM (ET) before the Honorable Brendan Linehan Shannon, United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, 824 North Market Street, 6th Floor, Courtoom No. 1, Wilmington, DE 19801. 

A final hearing on certain of the First Day Motions was held on November 14, 2019 at 2:30 PM (ET).

Please click below to view and download the First Day Motions and the First Day Orders:

First Day Motions

First Day Orders

Deadline to File Claims

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

  • Administrative Bar Date: January 13, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. (Eastern Time)
  • Priority Bar Date: January 13, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. (Eastern Time)
  • Secured Bar Date: January 13, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. (Eastern Time)
  • Governmental Bar Date: April 20, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. (Eastern Time)

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

Notice of Commencement/341(a) Meeting

The meeting of creditors pursuant to section 341(a) of the Bankruptcy Code was held on November 26, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. (Eastern Time), at J. Caleb Boggs Federal Building, 844 King Street, Room 3209, Wilmington, DE 19801.

Please click below to view and download the 341 Notice:

Notice of Meeting of Creditors/Commencement of Case

Sale of Assets

On October 25, 2019, the Debtors filed a motion to sell substantially all of their assets.  On November 14, 2019, the Bankruptcy Court entered an order approving bidding and auction procedures in connection with such sale. The Bankruptcy Court will hold a hearing to consider approval of the sale on December 12, 2019.

Auction

The Auction scheduled for December 9, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. (Eastern Daylight Time) for the sale of substantially all of the Debtor's assets has been cancelled.


Parties

Debtors' Counsel

  • Landis Rath & Cobb LLP

    919 North Market Street, Suite 1800
    Wilmington, DE   19801
    http://lrclaw.com
    Phone: 302.467.4400
    Fax: 302.467.4450

    Adam G. Landis
    Kerri K. Mumford
    Jennifer L. Cree

  • Kirkland & Ellis LLP

    601 Lexington Avenue
    New York, NY   10022
    https://www.kirkland.com
    Phone: 212.446.4800
    Fax: 212.446.4900

    Christopher T. Greco

United States Trustee and Court Information

Debtors

Case Number Debtor Name Petition Date
Case Number 19-12256 Debtor Name Destination Maternity Corporation Petition Date October 21, 2019
Case Number 19-12257 Debtor Name DM Urban Renewal, LLC Petition Date October 21, 2019
Case Number 19-12258 Debtor Name Mothers Work Canada, Inc. Petition Date October 21, 2019