Dura Automotive Systems, LLC

Case No. 19-12378

Case Background

On October 17, 2019, Dura Automotive Systems, LLC and 6 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 Middle District of Tennessee, Nashville Division.

On November 8, 2019, the cases were transferred to the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. The cases are pending before the Honorable Karen B. Owens and are jointly administered under Case No. 19-12378.

Important Information & Dates

Hearing on First Day Motions

A hearing on the Debtors' First Day Motions was conducted at 10:30 a.m. CT on October 18, 2019 in Courtroom One, Customs House, 701 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203.  Please click below to view and download the Debtors' First Day Motions and Orders:

First Day Motions

First Day Orders

Section 341 Meeting of Creditors

In accordance with Section 341 of the Bankruptcy Code, a meeting of the Debtors' creditors was held on Friday, December 20, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) at J. Caleb Boggs Federal Building, 844 King Street, Room 3209, Wilmington, DE 19895.

Auction and Sale Hearing

On October 23, 2019, the Debtors filed a motion to sell substantially all of their assets.  On November 19, 2019, the Bankruptcy Court entered an order approving bidding and auction procedures in connection with such sale.  On January 2, 2020, the Bankruptcy Court entered an order extending the sale, plan and challenge timelines. The Auction, if required, will be held on February 26, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. (ET).  The Bankruptcy Court will hold a hearing to consider approval of the sale on March 23, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. (ET).

Deadline to File Claims

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

General Claims Bar Date: January 6, 2020
Governmental Unit Bar Date: April 14, 2020

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


January 6 2020 Claims Bar Date 5:00 p.m. (ET) Order (I) Sett... Add to Calendar
February 11 2020 Omnibus Hearing 10:00 a.m. (ET) Order Scheduli... Add to Calendar
February 26 2020 Auction 10:00 a.m. (ET) Order (Agreed)... Add to Calendar
October 17 2019 ---
October 18 2019 10:30 a.m. CT
October 23 2019 9:30 a.m. (CT)
November 5 2019 9:30 a.m. (CT)
November 18 2019 11:00 a.m. (ET)
December 20 2019 12:00 p.m. (ET)
December 3 2019 10:00 a.m. (ET)
December 20 2019 9:30 a.m. (ET)
January 6 2020 5:00 p.m. (ET)
January 8 2020 11:00 a.m. (ET)
February 11 2020 10:00 a.m. (ET)
February 26 2020 10:00 a.m. (ET)
March 23 2020 10:00 a.m. (ET)
April 14 2020 5:00 p.m. (ET)


Debtors' Counsel

  • Kirkland & Ellis International LLP

    300 North LaSalle Street
    Chicago, IL   60654
    Phone: 312.862.2000
    Fax: 312.862.2200

    James H.M. Sprayregen, P.C.
    Ryan Blaine Bennett, P.C.
    Gregory F. Pesce

  • Kirkland & Ellis International LLP

    601 Lexington Avenue
    New York, NY   10022
    Phone: 212.446.4800
    Fax: 212.446.4900

    Christopher Marcus, P.C.

  • Bayard, P.A.

    600 North King Street
    Suite 400
    Wilmington, DE   19899
    Phone: 302.429.4226
    Fax: 302.658.6395

    Justin R. Alberto

United States Trustee and Court Information


Case Number Debtor Name Petition Date
Case Number 19-12378 Debtor Name Dura Automotive Systems, LLC Petition Date October 17, 2019
Case Number 19-12371 Debtor Name Dura Automotive Systems Cable Operations, LLC Petition Date October 17, 2019
Case Number 19-12372 Debtor Name Dura Fremont L.L.C. Petition Date October 17, 2019
Case Number 19-12369 Debtor Name Dura G.P. Petition Date October 17, 2019
Case Number 19-12373 Debtor Name Dura Mexico Holdings, LLC Petition Date October 17, 2019
Case Number 19-12374 Debtor Name Dura Operating, LLC Petition Date October 17, 2019
Case Number 19-12370 Debtor Name NAMP, LLC Petition Date October 17, 2019