Avaya Inc. Creditors' Committee

Case No. 17-10089


Case Background

On January 19, 2017, Avaya Inc. and 17 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 Southern District of New York. The cases are pending before the Honorable Stuart M. Bernstein and are jointly administered under Case No. 17-10089.

Important Information & Dates

Plan & Disclosure Statement

On April 13, 2017, the Debtors filed their Plan of Reorganization and the Disclosure Statement related thereto.  On August 25, 2017, the Bankruptcy Court entered an order approving the Disclosure Statement.  Following entry of that order, the Debtors, the Ad Hoc First Lien Group, the Ad Hoc Crossover Group, PBGC, the Committee, and the Second Lien Notes Trustee engaged in mediation.  Issues resolved in the mediation are reflected in the Debtors’ Second Amended Plan of Reorganization and the Disclosure Statement Supplement related thereto.  The Debtors are seeking Court approval of the Disclosure Statement Supplement and related solicitation materials to be provided to parties in interest in connection therewith.  On October 31, 2017, the Bankruptcy Court entered an order approving the Disclosure Statement Supplement.  The Bankruptcy Court held a hearing to consider confirmation of the Plan on November 28, 2017 and the Plan was confirmed. On December 15, 2017, the Plan became effective.

Please click below to view all documents related to the Plan and Disclosure Statement:

Plan & Disclosure Statement 

Claim Filing Deadline

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

    •  General Bar Date: May 8, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. (prevailing Eastern Time)

    •  Governmental Unit Bar Date: July 18, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. (prevailing 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.

Networking Business Sale

On April 5, 2017, the Bankruptcy Court entered an order approving the bidding procedures for the sale of the Debtors' Networking Business. 

For more information on this sale, please visit the following link:

Networking Business Sale 

Please take note of the following important dates related to the sale:

    •  Qualified Bid Deadline: May 18, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. (prevailing Eastern Time)

    •  Sale Objection Deadline: May 18, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. (prevailing Eastern Time)

    •  Auction: May 23, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. (prevailing Eastern Time)

    •  Sale Hearing: May 25, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. (prevailing Eastern Time)

First Day Hearing

A hearing on the Debtors' First Day Motions was held on January 20, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. (ET) before the Honorable Stuart M. Bernstein, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, One Bowling Green, New York, NY 10004. Please click below to view and download the Debtors' First Day Motions and First Day Orders :

First Day Motions

First Day Orders

Useful Links

Debtors' Case Information Website

Debtors' Court Docket


Dates

December 15 2017 Effective Date ________   Add to Calendar
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January 19 2017 __
Petition Date Add to Calendar
January 20 2017 2:00 p.m. (ET)
First Day Hearing Add to Calendar
January 23 2017 3:00 p.m. (ET)
Continued Hearing on Certain First Day Motions Add to Calendar
February 8 2017 10:00 a.m. (ET)
Hearing Regarding Second Day Motions Add to Calendar
March 3 2017 10:00 a.m. (ET)
Final Hearing on DIP and Wages Motion Add to Calendar
March 22 2017 11:00 a.m. (ET)
Initial Case Management Conference Add to Calendar
March 30 2017 10:00 a.m. (ET)
Omnibus Hearing Add to Calendar
April 4 2017 10:00 a.m. (ET)
Omnibus Hearing Add to Calendar
April 25 2017 10:00 a.m. (ET)
Omnibus Hearing Add to Calendar
May 8 2017 5:00 p.m. (ET)
General Bar Date Add to Calendar
May 25 2017 10:00 a.m. (ET)
Networking Business Sale Hearing Add to Calendar
June 29 2017 10:00 a.m. (ET)
Adjourned: Disclosure Statement Hearing Add to Calendar
June 29 2017 10:00 a.m. (ET)
Cancelled: Omnibus Hearing Add to Calendar
July 18 2017 5:00 p.m. (ET)
Governmental Bar Date Add to Calendar
July 25 2017 10:00 a.m. (ET)
Adjourned: Disclosure Statement Hearing Add to Calendar
July 25 2017 10:00 a.m. (ET)
Omnibus Hearing Add to Calendar
August 15 2017 10:00 a.m. (ET)
Omnibus Hearing Add to Calendar
August 25 2017 10:00 a.m. (ET)
Disclosure Statement Hearing Add to Calendar
September 13 2017 10:00 a.m. (ET)
Cancelled: Omnibus Hearing Add to Calendar
September 20 2017 10:00 a.m. (ET)
Hearing Date Add to Calendar
October 12 2017 10:00 a.m. (ET)
Omnibus Hearing Add to Calendar
October 17 2017 10:00 a.m. (ET)
Omnibus Hearing Add to Calendar
October 31 2017 10:00 a.m. (ET)
Supplemental Discloure Statement Hearing Add to Calendar
November 9 2017 10:00 a.m. (ET)
Omnibus Hearing Add to Calendar
November 15 2017 10:00 a.m. (ET)
Cancelled: Omnibus Hearing Add to Calendar
November 28 2017 2:00 p.m. (ET)
Confirmation Hearing Add to Calendar
December 12 2017 10:00 a.m. (ET)
Omnibus Hearing Add to Calendar
December 15 2017 __
Effective Date Add to Calendar

Parties

Creditors' Committee Counsel

  • Morrison & Foerster

    250 West 55th Street
    New York, NY   10019
    https://www.mofo.com/
    Phone: 212.468.8000
    Fax: 212.468.7900

    Lorenzo Marinuzzi
    Jonathan I. Levine
    Todd M. Goren
    Erica J. Richards

Debtors' Counsel

  • Kirkland & Ellis LLP

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

    James H.M. Sprayregan, P.C.
    Jonathan S. Henes, P.C.

  • Kirkland & Ellis LLP

    300 North LaSalle
    Chicago, IL   60654
    https://www.kirkland.com/
    Phone: 312.862.2000
    Fax: 312.862.2200

    Patrick J. Nash, Jr., P.C.
    Ryan Preston Dahl
    Bradley Thomas Giordano
    Justin R. Bernbrock

Debtors' Restructuring Advisors

  • Zolfo Cooper LLC

    Grace Building
    1114 Avenue of the Americas, 41st Floor
    New York, NY   10036
    http://www.zolfocooper.com/
    Phone: 212.561.4000
    Fax: 212.213.1749

    Eric Koza
    Jesse DelConte

United States Trustee and Court Information

  • United States Bankruptcy Court

    Southern District of New York
    One Bowling Green
    New York, NY   10004-1408
    http://www.nysb.uscourts.gov
    Phone: 212.668.287

  • United States Trustee

    U.S. Federal Office Building
    201 Varick Street, Suite 1006
    New York, NY   10014
    https://www.justice.gov/ust-regions-r02
    Phone: 212.510.0500
    Fax: 212.668.2255

    Susan Arbeit

Debtors

Case Number Debtor Name Petition Date
Case Number 17-10089 Debtor Name Avaya Inc. Creditors' Committee Petition Date January 19, 2017
Case Number 17-10088 Debtor Name Avaya Services Inc. Petition Date January 19, 2017
Case Number 17-10090 Debtor Name Avaya CALA Inc. Petition Date January 19, 2017
Case Number 17-10092 Debtor Name Avaya EMEA LTD. Petition Date January 19, 2017
Case Number 17-10094 Debtor Name Avaya Holdings LLC Petition Date January 19, 2017
Case Number 17-10095 Debtor Name Avaya Holdings Two, LLC Petition Date January 19, 2017
Case Number 17-10096 Debtor Name Avaya Management Services Inc. Petition Date January 19, 2017
Case Number 17-10097 Debtor Name Avaya World Services Inc. Petition Date January 19, 2017
Case Number 17-10098 Debtor Name Avaya Holdings Corp. Petition Date January 19, 2017
Case Number 17-10100 Debtor Name Avaya Federal Solutions, Inc. Petition Date January 19, 2017
Case Number 17-10101 Debtor Name Octel Communications LLC Petition Date January 19, 2017
Case Number 17-10102 Debtor Name Sierra Asia Pacific Inc. Petition Date January 19, 2017
Case Number 17-10103 Debtor Name Sierra Communication International LLC Petition Date January 19, 2017
Case Number 17-10104 Debtor Name Ubiquity Software Corporation Petition Date January 19, 2017
Case Number 17-10105 Debtor Name VPNet Technologies, Inc. Petition Date January 19, 2017
Case Number 17-10106 Debtor Name Zang, Inc. Petition Date January 19, 2017
Case Number 17-10107 Debtor Name Technology Corporation of America, Inc. Petition Date January 19, 2017
Case Number 17-10108 Debtor Name Avaya Integrated Cabinet Solutions Inc. Petition Date January 19, 2017