BBGI US, Inc. (f/k/a Brooks Brothers Group, Inc.)
Case No. 20-11785
Plan and Disclosure Statement
On December 24, 2020, the Debtors filed their Plan of Liquidation and the Disclosure Statement related thereto in the Chapter 11 Proceedings. The Court held a hearing to consider approval of the Disclosure Statement on January 26, 2020. On January 27, 2021, the Bankruptcy Court entered an order approving the Disclosure Statement. The Bankruptcy Court will hold a hearing to consider confirmation of the Plan on March 5, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. (ET).
To view the Debtors' Plan and Disclosure Statement, please click here.
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. (ET)
- Canada General Bar Date: December 18, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. (ET)
- Interim Administrative Claims Bar Date: December 18, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. (ET)
- AB Customer Programs Bar Date: December 23, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. (ET)
- Governmental Claims Bar Date: January 4, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. (ET)
- Canada Governmental Bar Date: March 9, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. (ET)
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:
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.
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
767 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10153
Garrett A. Fail
David J. Cohen
Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A.
One Rodney Square
920 N. King Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
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
Office of the United States Trustee
844 King Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
|Case Number||Debtor Name||Petition Date|
|Case Number 20-11785||Debtor Name BBGI US, Inc. (f/k/a 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|