Bear Parent Inc. (Belk, Inc.)

Case No.


Case Background

On February 23, 2021, Belk, 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 Texas. 

Pursuant to an order of the Court dated March 31, 2021 (Case 21-30630; Docket No. 181), the cases of Belk, Inc., Belk Department Stores LP, Belk Accounts Receivable LLC, Belk Ecommerce LLC, Belk Administration, LLC, Belk Gift Card Company LLC, Belk International, Inc., Belk Merchandising LLC, Belk Texas Holdings LLC, Belk Sourcing LLC, Fashion Holdings Intermediate LLC, Belk Stores of Mississippi LLC, Belk Stores of Virginia LLC, Belk Stores Services, LLC, Belk-Simpson Company, Greenville, South Carolina, Fashion Intermediate Inc., and The Belk Center, Inc. are now closed.

Pursuant to an order of the Bankruptcy Court dated July 20, 2021 (Case 21-30627; Docket No. 25), Bear Parent Inc. is now closed.

The cases were before the Honorable Marvin Isgur.

Important Information & Dates

First Day Hearing

A hearing on the Debtors' First Day Motions was held on February 24, 2021 before the Honorable Marvin Isgur, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas, Houston Division (the "Bankruptcy Court"). Please click below to view and download the Debtors' First Day Motions and First Day Orders:

First Day Motions 
First Day Orders

Plan and Disclosure Statement

On February 24, 2021, the Bankruptcy Court entered an Order Approving the Debtors’ Disclosure Statement for, and Confirming, the Debtors’ Joint Prepackaged Chapter 11 Plan (the "Plan"), and the Effective Date of the Plan occurred on the same day.

Please click below to view and download all documents related to the Debtors' Plan & Disclosure Statement:

Plan and Disclosure Statement

 


Parties

Debtors' Counsel

  • Kirkland & Ellis LLP

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

    Joshua A. Sussberg, P.C.
    Steven N. Serajeddini, P.C.
    Matthew C. Fagen
    Rachael Bazinksi

  • Jackson Walker LLP

    1401 McKinney Street, Suite 1900
    Houston, TX   77010
    https://www.jw.com/
    Phone: 713.752.4200
    Fax: 713.752.4221

    Matthew D. Cavenaugh
    Jennifer F. Wertz
    Kristhy M. Peguero
    Veronica A. Polnick

United States Trustee and Court Information

Debtors

Case Number Debtor Name Petition Date
Case Number 21-30630 Debtor Name Belk, Inc. Petition Date February 23, 2021
Case Number 21-30625 Debtor Name Belk Department Stores LP Petition Date February 23, 2021
Case Number 21-30626 Debtor Name Belk Accounts Receivable LLC Petition Date February 23, 2021
Case Number 21-30627 Debtor Name Bear Parent Inc. Petition Date February 23, 2021
Case Number 21-30628 Debtor Name Belk Ecommerce LLC Petition Date February 23, 2021
Case Number 21-30629 Debtor Name Belk Administration, LLC Petition Date February 23, 2021
Case Number 21-30631 Debtor Name Belk Gift Card Company LLC Petition Date February 23, 2021
Case Number 21-30633 Debtor Name Belk International, Inc. Petition Date February 23, 2021
Case Number 21-30634 Debtor Name Belk Merchandising LLC Petition Date February 23, 2021
Case Number 21-30635 Debtor Name Belk Texas Holdings LLC Petition Date February 23, 2021
Case Number 21-30636 Debtor Name Belk Sourcing LLC Petition Date February 23, 2021
Case Number 21-30637 Debtor Name Fashion Holdings Intermediate LLC Petition Date February 23, 2021
Case Number 21-30638 Debtor Name Belk Stores of Mississippi LLC Petition Date February 23, 2021
Case Number 21-30639 Debtor Name Belk Stores of Virginia LLC Petition Date February 23, 2021
Case Number 21-30640 Debtor Name Belk Stores Services, LLC Petition Date February 23, 2021
Case Number 21-30642 Debtor Name Belk-Simpson Company, Greenville, South Carolina Petition Date February 23, 2021
Case Number 21-30643 Debtor Name Fashion Intermediate Inc. Petition Date February 23, 2021
Case Number 21-30644 Debtor Name The Belk Center, Inc. Petition Date February 23, 2021