Brooks Brothers Group, Inc.

Case No. 20-11785


Case Background

On July 8, 2020, Brooks Brothers Group, Inc. and 12 affiliated debtors (collectively, the "Original 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 "Court").  Thereafter, on September 10, 2020, Brooks Brothers Canada Ltd. ("BB Canada" and, together with the Original Debtors, the "Debtors") filed a voluntary petition in the Court.  The Debtors' cases are pending before the Honorable Christopher S. Sontchi and are jointly administed under Case No. 20-11785 (the "Chapter 11 Proceedings"). 

In connection with the Chapter 11 Proceedings, on September 11, 2020, the Court appointed Brooks Brothers Group, Inc. as the foreign representative of the estates of the Chapter 11 Debtors (the “Foreign Representative”).  On September 14, 2020, the Foreign Representative commenced a proceeding under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act (the “CCAA”) in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice.  For further information regarding the CCAA proceeding, please visit:  https://www.alvarezandmarsal.com/brooksbrotherscanada.

Important Information & Dates

Deadline to File Claims

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

  • General Claims Bar Date:  September 25, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. (CT)
  • Governmental Claims Bar Date: January 4, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. (CT)

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

Notice to Gift Card Holders

On September 11, 2020 (the “Closing Date”), the Debtors closed the sale of certain assets related to the business of Debtor Deconic Group LLC, including assets related to the Alexis Bittar® brand, to AB-IP Holdco Inc. (the Buyer”), pursuant to the purchase agreement attached to the Notice of Higher and Better De Minimis Asset Sale Terms [D.I. 528].

Effective as of the Closing Date, neither the Debtors nor the Buyer will honor Gift Cards for the purchase of Alexis Bittar goods. The deadline for Gift Card holders to file proofs of claim shall be set by the Bankruptcy Court at a future date.

Please click on the link below to view the Notice of Customer Programs Order link below:

Notice of Customer Programs Order


Dates

September 10 2020 Brooks Brothers Canada Ltd Petition Date Voluntary Peti... Add to Calendar
September 22 2020 Cancelled: Omnibus Hearing 11:00 a.m. (ET) Amended HEARIN... Add to Calendar
September 25 2020 General Bar Date 5:00 p.m. (ET) Notice of Bar ... Add to Calendar
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July 8 2020
July 10 2020 3:00 p.m. (EST)
July 30 2020 11:00 a.m. (ET)
August 3 2020 1:00 p.m. (EST)
Second Day Hearing First Day Orders Add to Calendar
August 11 2020 10:00 a.m. (ET)
August 11 2020 2:00 p.m. (ET)
August 14 2020 10:00 a.m. (ET)
August 17 2020 10:00 a.m. (ET)
August 17 2020 10:30 a.m. (EST)
September 10 2020
Brooks Brothers Canada Ltd Petition Date Voluntary Petitions Add to Calendar
September 11 2020 2:00 p.m. (ET)
September 22 2020 11:00 a.m. (ET)
September 25 2020 5:00 p.m. (ET)
January 4 2021 5:00 p.m. (ET)

Press Releases

To view recent press releases issued by the Debtors in connection with their bankruptcy proceedings, please click on the links below:

Press Release, July 08, 2020

Press Release, July 23, 2020

Press Release, August 11, 2020

Press Release, August 18, 2020

Parties

Debtors' Counsel

  • Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

    767 Fifth Avenue
    New York, NY   10153
    www.weil.com
    Phone: 212-310-8000
    Fax: 212-310-8007

    Garrett A. Fail
    David J. Cohen

  • Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A.

    One Rodney Square
    920 N. King Street
    Wilmington, DE   19801
    www.rlf.com
    Phone: 302-651-7700
    Fax: 302-651-7701

    Mark D. Collins
    Zachary I. Shapiro
    Brett M. Haywood

United States Trustee and Court Information

  • United States Bankruptcy Court

    District of Delaware
    824 Market Street North, 3rd Floor
    Wilmington, DE   19801
    www.deb.uscourts.gov
    Phone: 302-252-2900



  • Office of the United States Trustee

    844 King Street
    Suite 2207
    Wilmington, DE   19801
    https://www.justice.gov/ust-regions-r03
    Phone: 302-573-6491
    Fax: 302-573-6497



Debtors

Case Number Debtor Name Petition Date
Case Number 20-11785 Debtor Name Brooks Brothers Group, Inc. Petition Date July 08, 2020
Case Number 20-11786 Debtor Name Brooks Brothers Far East Limited Petition Date July 08, 2020
Case Number 20-11787 Debtor Name 696 White Plains Road, LLC Petition Date July 08, 2020
Case Number 20-11788 Debtor Name BBD Holding 1, LLC Petition Date July 08, 2020
Case Number 20-11789 Debtor Name BBD Holding 2, LLC Petition Date July 08, 2020
Case Number 20-11790 Debtor Name BBDI, LLC Petition Date July 08, 2020
Case Number 20-11791 Debtor Name Brooks Brothers International, LLC Petition Date July 08, 2020
Case Number 20-11792 Debtor Name Brooks Brothers Restaurant, LLC Petition Date July 08, 2020
Case Number 20-11793 Debtor Name Deconic Group LLC Petition Date July 08, 2020
Case Number 20-11794 Debtor Name Golden Fleece Manufacturing Group, LLC Petition Date July 08, 2020
Case Number 20-11795 Debtor Name RBA Wholesale, LLC Petition Date July 08, 2020
Case Number 20-11796 Debtor Name Retail Brand Alliance Gift Card Services, LLC Petition Date July 08, 2020
Case Number 20-11797 Debtor Name Retail Brand Alliance of Puerto Rico, Inc. Petition Date July 08, 2020
Case Number 20-12112 Debtor Name Brooks Brothers Canada Ltd. Petition Date September 10, 2020