Case Background

On May 1, 2018, Gibson Brands, Inc. and 11 affiliated debtors (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 District of Delaware.  On December 20, 2018, the Court entered a Final Decree closing 11 of the Debtors' 12 cases (the "Closing Cases").  Going forward, all matters that remain or become open in the Closing Cases will be administered under the case of Guitar Liquidation Corporation, Case No. 18-11028.   

To view documents previously filed in connection with the Debtors on the Gibson Brands, Inc. docket (Case No. 18-11025), please click here.

Important Information & Dates

Plan and Disclosure Statement

On June 20, 2018, the Debtors filed their Plan of Reorganization and the Disclosure Statement related thereto.  On August 2, 2018, the Bankruptcy Court entered an order approving the Disclosure Statement.  On October 1, 2018, the Debtors filed their Fifth Amended Joint Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization.  On  October 4, 2018, the Bankruptcy Court entered an order confirming the Debtors' Fifth Amended Joint Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization.  On November 1, 2018, the Effective Date of the Plan occurred, and the Plan was consummated.

Please click here to view the Debtors' Plan & Disclosure Statement.



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Debtors' Counsel

Goodwin Procter LLP

The New York Times Building
620 Eighth Avenue
New York, NY   10018-1405
Phone: 212.813.8800
Michael H. Goldstein
Gregory W. Fox
Barry Z. Bazian

Pepper Hamilton LLP

1313 Market Street
P.O. Box 1709
Wilmington, DE   19899-1709
Phone: 302.777.6500
David M. Fournier
David B. Stratton

Debtors' Restructuring Advisors

Alvarez & Marsal

600 Madison Avenue, 8th Floor
New York, NY   10022
Phone: 212.328.8610
Brian Fox

Alvarez & Marsal

540 West Madison Street
Suite 1800
Chicago, IL   60661
Phone: 312.601.9066
Fax: 312.479.5324
Steven R. Kotarba

United States Trustee and Court Information

Office of the United States Trustee

844 King Street
Suite 2207
Wilmington, DE   19801
Phone: 302.573.6491
Fax: 302.573.6497
Linda J. Casey

United States Bankruptcy Court

District of Delaware
824 Market Street North, 3rd Floor
Wilmington, DE   19801
Phone: 302.252.2900
Christopher S. Sontchi


Case Number
Debtor Name
Petition Date
18-11025 Gibson Brands, Inc. May 01, 2018
18-11028 Guitar Liquidation Corporation f/k/a Cakewalk, Inc. May 01, 2018
18-11030 Consolidated Musical Instruments, LLC May 01, 2018
18-11029 Gibson Cafe & Gallery, LLC May 01, 2018
18-11031 Gibson International Sales LLC May 01, 2018
18-11033 Gibson Pro Audio Corp. May 01, 2018
18-11034 Neat Audio Acquisition Corp. May 01, 2018
18-11032 Gibson Innovations USA, Inc. May 01, 2018
18-11027 Gibson Holdings, Inc. May 01, 2018
18-11026 Baldwin Piano, Inc. May 01, 2018
18-11035 Wurlitzer Corp. May 01, 2018
18-11036 Gibson Europe B.V. May 01, 2018