Case Background

On May 2, 2016, Fairway Group Holdings Corp. and 25 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 Michael E. Wiles and are jointly administered under Case No. 16-11241.

Important Information & Dates

Useful Links and Information

Customer Hotline: (646) 616-8265

May 2, 2016 Press Release

Letter to Vendors

Frequently Asked Questions for Vendors

 

Hearing on First Day Motions

An initial hearing on the Debtors' First Day Motions was held on May 3, 2016 and May 4, 2016 before the Honorable Michael E. Wiles, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, One Bowling Green, Room 617, New York, NY 10004. A final hearing on certain of the First Day Motions was held on May 31, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. (Eastern Time).

Please click below to view and download the Debtors' First Day Motions and Orders:

First Day Motions

First Day Orders

 

Hearing on Adequacy of the Disclosure Statement, Solicitation Procedures and Confirmation of the Prepackaged Plan

The Combined Hearing to consider, among other things, the adequacy of the Disclosure Statement and confirmation of the Prepackaged Plan, was held on June 7, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern Time).

The Notice of Commencement, including a summary of the proposed Joint Prepackaged Chapter 11 Plan of Reoganization (the "Plan"), is available here.

Please click below to view and download the Debtors' proposed Plan and proposed Disclosure Statement for the Plan:

Plan and Disclosure Statement

The Plan was confirmed on June 8, 2016 and became effective on July 3, 2016. 

Important Information Regarding Restrictions on Certain Transfers of Common Stock Issued By Fairway Group Holdings Corp.

By order dated May 5, 2016 (the “NOL Order”), the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York approved certain restrictions and procedures (the “Procedures”) applicable to transfers of common stock issued by Fairway Group Holdings Corp. (“Holdings”).
 
These Procedures restrict transactions involving, and require notices of the holdings of and proposed transactions by, any person or group of persons that is or, as a result of such a transaction, would become a Substantial Stockholder of common stock issued by Holdings. For purposes of the Procedures, a “Substantial Stockholder” is any person or entity (within the meaning of applicable U.S. Treasury regulations, including certain persons making a coordinated acquisition) that beneficially owns, directly or indirectly, at least 2,095,000 shares of any class of such common stock (representing approximately 4.75% of all issued and outstanding common shares) or at least 675,000 shares of Class B common stock of Holdings (representing 4.75% of all issued and outstanding Class B common shares).

A direct or indirect holder of stock issued by Holdings that may be or become a Substantial Stockholder should consult the Procedures.

The NOL Order, including the Procedures, is available here.

Dates

May
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Petition Date

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June
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Entry of Order Confirmin...

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July
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Plan Effective Date

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May
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Parties

Debtors' Counsel

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

767 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY   10153
http://www.weil.com
Phone: 212.310.8000
Fax: 212.310.8007
Ray C. Schrock, P.C.
Matthew S. Barr
Sunny Singh

Debtors' Restructuring Advisors

Alvarez & Marsal North America LLC

600 Madison Avenue, 8th Floor
New York, NY   10022
Dennis Stogsdill, Chief Restructuring Officer
Mobile: 646.932.2530
Dstogsdill@alvarezandmarsal.com

United States Trustee and Court Information

Office of the United States Trustee

U.S. Federal Office Building
201 Varick Street, Suite 1006
New York, NY   10004
http://www.usdoj.gov/ust/r02
Phone: 212.510.0500
Fax: 212.668.2255
Greg Zipes, Esq.
Andy Velez-Rivera, Esq.

United States Bankruptcy Court

Southern District of New York
One Bowling Green
New York, NY   10004-1408
http://www.nysb.uscourts.gov
Phone: 212.668.2870

Debtors

Case Number
Debtor Name
Petition Date
16-11241 Fairway Group Holdings Corp. May 02, 2016
16-11242 Fairway Group Acquisition Company May 02, 2016
16-11243 Fairway Bakery LLC May 02, 2016
16-11244 Fairway Broadway LLC May 02, 2016
16-11245 Fairway Chelsea LLC May 02, 2016
16-11246 Fairway Construction Group, LLC May 02, 2016
16-11247 Fairway Douglaston LLC May 02, 2016
16-11248 Fairway East 86th Street LLC May 02, 2016
16-11249 Fairway eCommerce LLC May 02, 2016
16-11251 Fairway Greenwich Street LLC May 02, 2016
16-11252 Fairway Group Central Services LLC May 02, 2016
16-11254 Fairway Hudson Yards LLC May 02, 2016
16-11250 Fairway Georgetowne LLC May 02, 2016
16-11253 Fairway Group Plainview LLC May 02, 2016
16-11255 Fairway Kips Bay LLC May 02, 2016
16-11256 Fairway Nanuet LLC May 02, 2016
16-11257 Fairway Paramus LLC May 02, 2016
16-11258 Fairway Pelham LLC May 02, 2016
16-11259 Fairway Pelham Wines & Spirits LLC May 02, 2016
16-11260 Fairway Red Hook LLC May 02, 2016
16-11261 Fairway Stamford LLC May 02, 2016
16-11262 Fairway Stamford Wines & Spirits LLC May 02, 2016
16-11263 Fairway Staten Island LLC May 02, 2016
16-11264 Fairway Uptown LLC May 02, 2016
16-11265 Fairway Westbury LLC May 02, 2016
16-11266 Fairway Woodland Park LLC May 02, 2016