Case Background

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

Important Information & Dates

Deadline to File Claims

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

  • General Claim Bar Date: October 15, 2019, at 5:00 p.m. (ET)
  • Talc Claim Bar Date: N/A
  • Governmental Bar Date: October 15, 2019, at 5:00 p.m. (ET)

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

First Day Hearing

A hearing on the Debtors' First Day Motions was held on February 14, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. (ET) before the Honorable Laurie Selber Silverstein, United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, 824 North Market Street, 6th Floor, Courtroom 2, Wilmington, Delaware 19801.  A final hearing on certain of the First Day Motions was held on March 20, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. (ET).  Please click below to view and download the Debtors' First Day Motions and the First Day Orders:

First Day Motions

First Day Orders




Omnibus Hearing

10:00 a.m. (ET)

General Claims Bar Date

5:00 p.m. (ET)

Omnibus Hearing

11:00 a.m. (ET)
2:00 p.m. (ET)

Meeting of Creditors


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

Latham & Watkins LLP - New York

885 Third Avenue
New York, NY   10022
Phone: 212-906-1200
Fax: 212-751-4864
George A. Davis
Keith A. Simon
Annemarie V. Reilly

United States Trustee and Court Information

Office of the United States Trustee

844 King Street
Suite 2207, Lockbox #35
Wilmington, DE   19801
Phone: 302-573-6491
Fax: 302-573-6497
Juliet M. Sarkessian

United States Bankruptcy Court

District of Delaware
824 Market Street North
Wilmington, DE   19801
Phone: 302-252-2900


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