Guitar Center Holdings, Inc.

Case No. 20-34657


Case Background

On November 21, 2020, Guitar Center, Inc. and 7 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 Eastern District of Virginia, Richmond Division.

Pursuant to an order of the Court dated February 12, 2021, the cases of Guitar Center, Inc., Guitar Center Stores, Inc., GTRC Services, Inc., GC Business Solutions, Inc., Guitar Center Gift Card Company, LLC, Music & Arts Instructor Services, LLC, and AVDG, LLC are now closed.  Guitar Center Holdings, Inc. (Case No. 20-34657) is the sole remaining open case, and is pending before the Honorable Judge Kevin R. Huennekens.

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Important Information & Dates

Plan and Disclosure Statement

On November 21, 2020, the Debtors filed a joint "prepackaged" plan of reorganization (the "Plan") and a proposed disclosure statement (the "Disclosure Statement").  On December 17, 2020, the Bankruptcy Court entered an order approving the Disclosure Statement and confirming the Plan, and the Effective Date of the Plan occurred on December 22, 2020.

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Plan & Disclosure Statement

Hearing on First Day Motions

A hearing on the Debtors' First Day Motions was held on November 23, 2020, and a final hearing on certain of the First Day Motions was held on December 17.

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First Day Motions
First Day Orders


Dates

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November 21 2020 Petition Date _______ Voluntary Peti... Add to Calendar
December 22 2020 Effective Date Statement (Not... Add to Calendar
April 27 2021 Omnibus Hearing 11:00 a.m. (ET) Statement (Not... Add to Calendar

Parties

Debtors' Counsel

  • Milbank LLP

    55 Hudson Yards
    New York, NY   10001
    https://www.milbank.com/en/
    Phone: 212.530.5000
    Fax: 212.530.5219

    Dennis F. Dunne
    Andrew M. Leblanc
    Michael W. Price
    Lauren C. Doyle

  • Milbank LLP   

    2029 Century Park East
    33rd Floor
    Los Angeles, CA   90067
    https://www.milbank.com/en/
    Phone: 424.386.4000
    Fax: 213.629.5063

    Thomas R. Kreller

  • Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

    Riverfront Plaza, East Tower
    951 East Byrd Street
    Richmond, VA   23219
    https://www.huntonak.com/en/
    Phone: 804.788.8200
    Fax: 804.788.8218

    Tyler P. Brown
    Justin F. Paget
    Jennifer E. Wuebker

United States Trustee and Court Information

  • United States Bankruptcy Court

    Eastern District of Virginia (Richmond Division)
    701 East Broad Street, Suite 4000
    Richmond, VA   23219
    http://www.vaeb.uscourts.gov
    Phone: 804.916.2400


  • Office of the United States Trustee

    Eastern District of Virginia
    701 East Broad Street, Suite 4304
    Richmond, VA   23219
    https://www.justice.gov/ust-regions-r04
    Phone: 804.771.2319
    Fax: 804.771.2330

    Kathryn R. Montgomery

Debtors

Case Number Debtor Name Petition Date
Case Number 20-34656 Debtor Name Guitar Center, Inc. Petition Date November 21, 2020
Case Number 20-34657 Debtor Name Guitar Center Holdings, Inc. Petition Date November 21, 2020
Case Number 20-34658 Debtor Name Guitar Center Stores, Inc. Petition Date November 21, 2020
Case Number 20-34659 Debtor Name GTRC Services, Inc. Petition Date November 21, 2020
Case Number 20-34660 Debtor Name GC Business Solutions, Inc. Petition Date November 21, 2020
Case Number 20-34655 Debtor Name Guitar Center Gift Card Company, LLC Petition Date November 21, 2020
Case Number 20-34661 Debtor Name Music & Arts Instructor Services, LLC Petition Date November 21, 2020
Case Number 20-34662 Debtor Name AVDG, LLC Petition Date November 21, 2020