Imerys Talc America, Inc.

Case No. 19-10289

Important Information & Dates

Plan and Disclosure Statement

On May 15, 2020, Imerys Talc America, Inc. and 2 affiliated debtors (collectively, the "Debtors") filed their Plan of Reorganization and the Disclosure Statement related thereto.  On January 27, 2021, the Bankruptcy Court entered an order approving the Disclosure Statement.  The Bankruptcy Court has not yet set a date for the hearing at which it will consider confirmation of the Plan.  This site will be updated once that date is set.

If you have a Talc Personal Injury Claim, you or your attorney on your behalf, as permitted by the Voting Procedures, have the right to vote on the Plan.  The deadline by which ballots must be received by the Debtors’ solicitation agent, Prime Clerk LLC, is March 25, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. ET. 

Detailed instructions regarding how to vote on the Plan are contained in the Voting Procedures Order and on the Ballots distributed to holders of Claims that are entitled to vote on the Plan. Please click here to review the Voting Procedures Order.

Please note that all Ballots should be returned (i) by online transmission through the E-Ballot platform (facsimiles or other electronic submissions including e-mail, will NOT be accepted), which may be accessed by clicking the "Submit E-Ballot" link on the left hand side of this page, (ii) by mail, using the envelope included in the Solicitation Package, or (iii) by mail, hand delivery, or overnight courier to the Imerys Ballot Processing Center, c/o Prime Clerk LLC, One Grand Central Place, 60 East 42nd Street, Suite 1440, New York, NY 10165.

Attorneys for holders of Direct Talc Personal Injury Claims will receive the Certified Plan Solicitation Directive from Prime Clerk. The Certified Plan Solicitation Directive must be returned to Prime Clerk no later than February 17, 2021. Please refer to the Certified Plan Solicitation Directive for directions on how to return your client’s vote to Prime Clerk prior to the deadline to vote on the Plan (March 25, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. Prevailing Eastern Time).

If you or your counsel have not received a Ballot and you are a holder of a Talc Personal Injury Claim, you may request a Ballot by emailing Holders of Talc Personal Injury Claims requesting a Ballot will receive their voting information via email within two (2) business days of the request.


Please refer to the Ballot and the Voting Procedures for full information on how to return your Ballot.


February 13 2019 -
March 19 2019 2:00 p.m. (ET)
March 20 2019 2:00 p.m. (ET)
April 25 2019 2:00 p.m. (ET)
Meeting of Creditors Add to Calendar
April 26 2019 10:00 a.m. (ET)
June 27 2019 10:00 a.m. (ET)
July 24 2019 10:00 a.m. (ET)
August 5 2019 1:30 p.m. (ET)
August 21 2019 10:00 a.m. (ET)
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October 15 2019 5:00 p.m. (ET)
October 15 2019 11:00 a.m. (ET)
October 22 2019 4:00 p.m. (ET)
November 22 2019 2:00 p.m. (ET)
December 9 2019 2:00 p.m. (ET)
December 11 2019 11:30 a.m. (ET)
December 17 2019 2:00 p.m. (ET)
January 9 2020 5:00 p.m. (ET)
January 27 2020 10:00 a.m. (ET)
February 26 2020 10:00 a.m. (ET)
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October 14 2020 4:00 p.m. (ET)
October 27 2020 4:00 p.m. (ET)
October 29 2020 9:30 a.m. (ET)
November 2 2020 4:00 p.m. (ET)
November 10 2020 4:00 p.m. (ET)
November 12 2020 10:00 a.m. (ET)
November 13 2020 -
Deadline to file notice identifying Selected Contracts Court Docket Add to Calendar
November 16 2020
Disclosure Statement Hearing Plan & Disclosure Statement Add to Calendar
November 16 2020 10:00 a.m. (ET)
November 16 2020 10:00 a.m. (ET)
December 17 2020 10:00 am
January 12 2021 10:00 a.m. (ET)
March 15 2021
March 25 2021 4:00 p.m. (ET)
May 18 2021 10:00 a.m. (ET)

Case Background

On February 13, 2019, 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 Laurie Selber Silverstein, and are jointly administered under Case No. 19-10289.


Debtors' Counsel

  • Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A.

    One Rodney Square
    920 North King Street
    Wilmington, DE   19801
    Phone: 302-651-7559
    Fax: 302-498-7559

    Mark D. Collins
    Michael J. Merchant
    Amanda R. Steele

  • Latham & Watkins LLP (Los Angeles)

    355 South Grand Avenue, Suite 100
    Los Angeles, CA   90071-1560
    Phone: 213-485-1234
    Fax: 213-891-8763

    Jeffrey E. Bjork
    Helena G. Tseregounis

  • Latham & Watkins LLP (Chicago)

    330 North Wabash Avenue, Suite 2800
    Chicago, IL   60611
    Phone: 312-876-7700
    Fax: 312-993-9767

    Richard A. Levy

United States Trustee and Court Information


Case Number Debtor Name Petition Date
Case Number 19-10289 Debtor Name Imerys Talc America, Inc. Petition Date February 13, 2019
Case Number 19-10291 Debtor Name Imerys Talc Vermont, Inc. Petition Date February 13, 2019
Case Number 19-10292 Debtor Name Imerys Talc Canada Inc. Petition Date February 13, 2019