APP Winddown, LLC (f/k/a American Apparel, LLC)

Case No. 16-12551


Case Background

On November 14, 2016, APP Winddown, LLC (f/k/a American Apparel, 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 District of Delaware.  The cases are pending before the Honorable Judge Brendan Linehan Shannon and are jointly administered under Case No. 16-12551.

Important Information & Dates

First Day Hearing

A hearing on the Debtors' First Day Motions was held on November 15, 2016 at 9:00 A.M. (ET) before the Honorable Brendan Linehan Shannon, United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, 824 North Market Street, 6th Floor, Courtroom No.1, Wilmington, DE 19801.  A final hearing on certain of the First Day Motions was held on December 12, 2016 at 1:00 P.M. (ET). Please click below to view and download the First Day Motions and the First Day Orders:

First Day Motions

First Day Orders 

Notice to Gift Card Holders

You may have heard that American Apparel has agreed to sell its business. As a result, certain retail stores may be closing. Until this process is final, the Company is discontinuing the sale of new gift cards. Customers holding gift cards should use them by December 31, 2016, as they may not be honored after the potential sale of the Company.

Customers who purchased gift cards outside of the United States should contact the foreign administrator for the proceeding in the country where they purchased the gift card.  Please find the foreign administrator list in the link below:

Foreign Administrator

Plan & Disclosure Statement

On June 22, 2018, the Debtors filed their Chatper 11 Plan of Liquidation and the Disclosure Statement related thereto.  On October 15, 2018, the Bankruptcy Court entered an order approving the Disclosure Statement.  On December 14, 2018, the Effective Date of the Plan occurred, and the Plan was consummated.


Dates

December 14 2018 Effective Date ___________ Notice of Effe... Add to Calendar
December 3 2019 Omnibus Hearing 11:00 a.m. (ET) Order Scheduli... Add to Calendar
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November 14 2016 __
November 15 2016 9:00 A.M. (ET)
December 2 2016 11:30 A.M. (ET)
December 12 2016 12:00 P.M. (ET)
December 19 2016 11:30 A.M. (ET)
December 20 2016 10:00 A.M. (ET)
January 6 2017 9:30 A.M. (ET)
January 9 2017 10:00 A.M. (ET)
January 12 2017 11:30 A.M. (ET)
January 30 2017 10:30 A.M. (ET)
February 23 2017 10:00 A.M. (ET)
March 29 2017 11:00 A.M. (ET)
April 11 2017 5:00 P.M. (ET)
April 11 2017 5:00 P.M. (ET)
April 26 2017 10:00 A.M. (ET)
May 4 2017 9:30 A.M. (ET)
May 15 2017 5:00 P.M. (ET)
May 24 2017 10:00 A.M. (ET)
May 31 2017 12:00 P.M. (ET)
June 28 2017 1:30 P.M. (ET)
July 12 2017 10:30 A.M. (ET)
July 27 2017 10:30 A.M. (ET)
August 30 2017 1:30 p.m (ET)
August 30 2017 1:30 A.M. (ET)
October 4 2017 11:00 A.M. (ET)
December 14 2017 10:30 a.m. (ET)
April 18 2018 10:30 a.m. (ET)
May 14 2018 10:30 a.m. (ET)
July 17 2018 10:00 a.m. (ET)
July 24 2018 1:30 p.m. (ET)
August 29 2018 11:00 a.m. (ET)
October 15 2018 11:00 a.m. (ET)
November 28 2018 10:00 a.m. (ET)
December 14 2018 __
February 13 2019 10:00 a.m. (ET)
March 12 2019 10:00 a.m. (ET)
April 17 2019 9:30 a.m. (ET)
May 15 2019 10:30 a.m. (ET)
June 18 2019 9:30 a.m. (ET)
August 28 2019 10:00 a.m. (ET)
October 24 2019 10:30 a.m. (ET)
December 3 2019 11:00 a.m. (ET)

Parties

Debtors' Counsel

  • Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones LLP

    919 N. Market Street, 17th Floor
    P.O. Box 8705
    Wilmington, DE   19899-8705
    http://www.pszjlaw.com/
    Phone: 302.652.4100
    Fax: 302.652.4400

    Laura Davis Jones, Esq.
    James E. O'Neill, Esq.
    Joseph M. Mulvihill, Esq.

  • Jones Day

    555 South Flower Street, 50th Floor
    Los Angeles, CA   90071
    http://www.jonesday.com/
    Phone: 213.489.3939
    Fax: 213.243.2539

    Erin N. Brady, Esq.

  • Jones Day

    250 Vesey Street
    New York, NY   10281
    http://www.jonesday.com/
    Phone: 212.326.3939
    Fax: 212.755.7306

    Scott J. Greenberg, Esq.
    Michael J. Cohen, Esq.

United States Trustee and Court Information

Debtors

Case Number Debtor Name Petition Date
Case Number 16-12551 Debtor Name APP Winddown, LLC (f/k/a American Apparel, LLC) Petition Date November 14, 2016
Case Number 16-12552 Debtor Name APP USA Winddown, LLC (f/k/a American Apparel (USA), LLC) Petition Date November 14, 2016
Case Number 16-12553 Debtor Name APP Retail Winddown, Inc. (f/k/a American Apparel Retail, Inc.) Petition Date November 14, 2016
Case Number 16-12554 Debtor Name APP D&F Winddown, Inc. (f/k/a American Apparel Dyeing & Finishing, Inc.) Petition Date November 14, 2016
Case Number 16-12555 Debtor Name APP Knitting Winddown, LLC (f/k/a KCL Knitting, LLC) Petition Date November 14, 2016
Case Number 16-12556 Debtor Name APP Shipping Winddown, Inc. (f/k/a Fresh Air Freight, Inc.) Petition Date November 14, 2016