High Ridge Brands Co.

Case No. 19-12689


Case Background

On December 18, 2019, High Ridge Brands Co. and 8 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 District of Delaware.  The cases are pending before the Honorable Brendan L. Shannon and the Debtors have requested that their cases be jointly administered under Case No. 19-12689.

Important Information & Dates

A hearing on the Debtors' First Day Motions was held on December 19, 2019 at 11:00 AM (ET) before the Honorable Brendan L. Shannon, United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, at US Bankruptcy Court, 824 Market St., 6th Fl., Courtroom #1, Wilmington, Delaware.  Please click below to view and download the Debtors' First Day Motions and First Day Orders:

First Day Motions

First Day Orders 

Sale

On February 7, 2020, the Bankruptcy Court entered an order approving the bidding procedures in connection with the sale of substantially all of the Debtors' assets. The Sale Auction took place on February 20, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. (ET) at the offices of Debevoise & Plimpton, 919 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10022.

Acquisition

On February 24, 2020, High Ridge Brands announced that, following a comprehensive sales process and a competitive auction conducted under Section 363 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code, an affiliate of Perrigo Company acquired the Company’s oral care business and an affiliate of Tengram Capital Partners acquired the Company’s hair care and skin cleansing business.

The transaction was approved by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware and certain other closing conditions. A hearing to seek court approval for the transaction was scheduled for Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 11:30 AM ET before the Honorable Brendan L. Shannon, United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, at US Bankruptcy Court, 824 Market St., 6th Fl., Courtroom #1, Wilmington, Delaware.

The transaction closed in the first quarter of 2020.

Deadline to File Claims

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

  • General Bar Date: May 4, 2020, at 5:00 p.m. (prevailing Eastern Time)
  • Governmental Bar Date: June 15, 2020, at 5:00 p.m. (prevailing Eastern Time)

Click on "Submit a Claim" above to download the applicable proof of claim form and for more information regarding filing a claim against the Debtors.  Please click here to download the Bar Date Order and here to download the Bar Date Notice.


Dates

May 4 2020 General Bar Date 5:00 p.m. (ET) Order Approvin... Add to Calendar
May 12 2020 Cancelled: Omnibus Hearing 1:30 p.m. (ET) HEARING CANCEL... Add to Calendar
June 15 2020 Governmental Bar Date 5:00 p.m. (ET) Order Approvin... Add to Calendar
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December 18 2019 -----
Petition Date Add to Calendar
December 19 2019 11:00 a.m. (ET)
January 15 2020 1:30 p.m. (ET)
January 15 2020 1:30 p.m. (ET)
January 24 2020 10:00 a.m. (ET)
January 28 2020 2:00 p.m. (ET)
February 5 2020 11:30 a.m. (ET)
February 11 2020 1:30 p.m. (ET)
February 19 2020 3:30 p.m. (ET)
February 20 2020 10:00 a.m. (ET)
February 26 2020 12:30 p.m. (ET)
March 26 2020 10:30 a.m. (ET)
April 6 2020 10:30 a.m. (ET)
April 6 2020 10:30 a.m. (ET)
May 4 2020 5:00 p.m. (ET)
May 12 2020 1:30 p.m. (ET)
June 15 2020 5:00 p.m. (ET)
June 25 2020 10:00 a.m. (ET)

Parties

Debtors' Counsel

  • Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP

    Rodney Square
    1000 North King Street
    Wilmington, DE   19801
    https://www.youngconaway.com/
    Phone: 302-571-6600
    Fax: 302-571-1256

    Robert S. Brady
    Edmon L. Morton
    Ian J. Bambrick
    Allison S. Mielke
    Jared W. Kochenash

United States Trustee and Court Information

Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

    575 Madison Avenue
    New York, NY   10022-2585
    https://katten.com/
    Phone: 212-940-8800
    Fax: 212-940-8776

    Steven J. Reisman
    Jerry L. Hall
    Cindi M. Giglio
    James V. Drew

  • Potter Anderson & Carroon LLP

    1313 N. Market Street
    6th Floor
    Wilmington, DE   19801-3700
    http://www.potteranderson.com/
    Phone: 302-984-6000
    Fax: 302-658-1192

    Jeremy W. Ryan
    Aaron H. Stulman
    D. Ryan Slaugh

Debtors

Case Number Debtor Name Petition Date
Case Number 19-12689 Debtor Name High Ridge Brands Co. Petition Date December 18, 2019
Case Number 19-12690 Debtor Name High Ridge Brands Holdings, Inc. Petition Date December 18, 2019
Case Number 19-12691 Debtor Name HRB Midco, Inc. Petition Date December 18, 2019
Case Number 19-12692 Debtor Name HRB Buyer, Inc. Petition Date December 18, 2019
Case Number 19-12693 Debtor Name Golden Sun, Inc. Petition Date December 18, 2019
Case Number 19-12694 Debtor Name Continental Fragrances, Ltd. Petition Date December 18, 2019
Case Number 19-12695 Debtor Name Freshcorp, Inc. Petition Date December 18, 2019
Case Number 19-12697 Debtor Name Dr. Fresh, LLC Petition Date December 18, 2019
Case Number 19-12696 Debtor Name Children Oral Care, LLC Petition Date December 18, 2019