Case Background

On January 16, 2019, Gymboree Group, Inc. and 10 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).  The cases are pending before the Honorable Keith L. Phillips, and are jointly administered under Case No. 19-30258.

On January 17, 2019, Gymboree, Inc. filed a Notice of Intention to Make a Proposal under subsection 50.4(1) of the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (Canada) (the “Canadian Proceedings”).  The Canadian Proceedings have been assigned Court No. 31-2464088 by the Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy Canada.

Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP is counsel to Gymboree Canada. KPMG Inc. is acting as Proposal Trustee and is represented by Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP.

Additional information regarding the Canadian proceedings of Gymboree, Inc. under the BIA will be available on the website of KPMG Inc., as Proposal Trustee:, or by calling (416) 777-3520 or (833) 467-5379, or by sending an email to

Gymboree Group intends to use these proceedings to facilitate an orderly wind-down of all of its Gymboree® and Crazy 8® store locations and operations, while continuing to pursue a going-concern sale of its Janie and Jack® business and a sale of the intellectual property and online platform for Gymboree®.

Important Information & Dates

Customer FAQs

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Customer FAQs

Asset Sale

On January 17, 2019, the Debtors filed a motion to sell substantially all of their assets. On January 17, 2019, the Bankruptcy Court entered an order approving bidding and auction procedures in connection with such sale.  On March 2, 2019, the Debtors filed the Notice of Successful Bidders, Sale Hearing, and Adjournment of the Adequate Assurance Objection Deadline.  On March 4, 2019, the Bankruptcy Court entered an order authozing the sale.

Notice of Successful Bidders

Sale Documents

Deadlines to File Claims

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

• General Bar Date: March 15, 2019, at 5:00 p.m. (ET)

• Governmental Unit Bar Date: July 15, 2019, at 5:00 p.m. (ET)

• Administrative Claims Bar Date: August 24, 2019, at 5:00 p.m. (ET)

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

Debtors Hearing on First Day Motions

A hearing on the Debtors' First Day Motions was held on January 17, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. (ET) before the Honorable Keith L. Phillips, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia (Richmond Division), Courtroom 5100, 701 East Broad Street, Richmond, Virginia, 23219.  A final hearing on certain of the First Day Motions was held on February 15, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. prevailing Eastern Time.  Please click below to view and download the First Day Motions and the First Day Orders:

First Day Motions

First Day Orders



Omnibus Hearing

1:00 p.m. (ET)

Omnibus Hearing

11:00 a.m. (ET)
10:00 a.m. (ET)

Final Hearing on First Day Motions


Debtors' Counsel

Milbank LLP

55 Hudson Yards
New York, NY   10001
Phone: 212.530.5000
Fax: 212.530.5219
Dennis F. Dunne, Esq.
Evan R. Fleck, Esq.
Michael W. Price, Esq.

Kutak Rock LLP

901 East Byrd Street, Suite 1000
Richmond, VA   23219-4071
Phone: 804.644.1700
Fax: 804.783.6192
Michael A. Condyles, Esq
Peter J. Barrett, Esq.
Jeremy S. Williams, Esq.
Brian H. Richardson, Esq.

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
Phone: 804.916.2400

Office of the United States Trustee

Eastern District of Virginia (Richmond Division)
701 East Broad Street, Suite 4304
Richmond, VA   23219
Phone: 804.771.2310
Fax: 804.771.2330

Proposal Trustee


Bay Adelaide Centre
333 Bay Street, Suite 4600
Toronto, ON Canada   M5H 4G3
Phone: 416.777.3520


Case Number
Debtor Name
Petition Date
19-30258 Gemstone Solutions Group, Inc. January 17, 2019
19-30252 Gymboree Intermediate Corporation January 17, 2019
19-30257 Gymboree Holding Corporation January 17, 2019
19-30253 Gymboree Wholesale, Inc. January 17, 2019
19-30254 Gym-Mark, Inc. January 17, 2019
19-30255 Gymboree Operations, Inc. January 17, 2019
19-30250 Gymboree Distribution, Inc. January 17, 2019
19-30256 Gymboree Manufacturing, Inc. January 17, 2019
19-30249 Gymboree Retail Stores, LLC January 16, 2019
19-30248 Gym-Card, LLC January 16, 2019
19-30251 Gymboree Island, LLC January 17, 2019