Noranda Aluminum, Inc.

Case No. 16-10083


Case Background

On February 8, 2016, Noranda Aluminum Holding Corporation and all of its wholly owned direct and indirect subsidiaries filed voluntary petitions to initiate a court supervised process under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Missouri. The cases were before the Honorable Barry S. Schermer, and were jointly administered under Case No. 16-10083.

Important Information & Dates

On December 29, 2016, the Bankruptcy Court entered an order closing the Debtors' chapter 11 cases.


Dates

October 18 2016 Upstream Business Auction Gramercy and St. Ann Assets 1:00 p.m. (EST) Notice and Fil... Add to Calendar
October 20 2016 Upstream Sale Hearing Gramercy and St. Ann Assets 3:00 p.m. (CST) Notice and Fil... Add to Calendar
November 4 2016 Hearing 11:00 a.m. (EST) Notice and Fil... Add to Calendar
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February 8 2016 __
February 9 2016 2:00 P.M. (CST)
February 29 2016 12:30 PM (CST)
Final Hearing on First Day Motions First Day Orders Add to Calendar
March 8 2016 2:00 PM (CST)
March 21 2016 9:30 AM (CST)
April 1 2016 9:30 AM (CST)
April 12 2016 10:00 AM (CT)
April 13 2016 11:00 AM (CST)
May 25 2016 10:00 AM (CT)
June 3 2016 11:59 PM (CT)
Bar Date - General Creditors Bar Date Notice - FINAL Add to Calendar
June 22 2016 2:00 PM (CT)
June 29 2016 5:00 PM (ET)
July 7 2016 10:00 AM (ET)
July 14 2016 10:00 AM (CT)
July 14 2016 10:00 AM (CT)
Omnibus Hearing Court Docket Add to Calendar
September 1 2016 10:00 (CT)
August 30 2016 11:59 PM (CT)
Bar Date - Governmental Units Bar Date Notice - FINAL Add to Calendar
September 20 2016 5:00 PM (CT)
September 27 2016 1:00 PM (ET)
October 17 2016 1:30 p.m. (CST)
October 18 2016 1:00 p.m. (EST)
October 20 2016 3:00 p.m. (CST)
November 4 2016 11:00 a.m. (EST)

Parties

Debtors' Counsel

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

    1285 Avenue of the Americas
    New York, NY   10019-6064
    www.paulweiss.com
    Phone: 212.373.3000
    Fax: 212.757.3990

    Alan W. Kornberg
    Elizabeth McColm
    Alexander Woolverton

Debtors' Local Counsel

  • Carmody MacDonald P.C.

    120 S. Central Avenue, Suite 1800
    St. Louis, MO   63105
    http://www.carmodymacdonald.com/
    Phone: 314.854.8600
    Fax: 314.854.8660

    Christopher J. Lawhorn
    Angela L. Drumm
    Colin M. Luoma

Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors' Counsel

  • Lowenstein Sandler LLP

    65 Livingston Avenue
    Roseland, NJ   07068
    https://www.lowenstein.com/
    Phone: 973.597.2500
    Fax: 973.597.2400

    Kenneth A. Rosen, Esq.
    Jeffrey D. Prol, Esq.

  • Lowenstein Sandler LLP

    1251 Avenue of the Americas
    New York, NY   10020
    https://www.lowenstein.com/
    Phone: 212.262.6700
    Fax: 212.262.7402

    Bruce S. Nathan, Esq.
    David M. Banker, Esq.

Debtors' Restructuring Advisors

  • Alvarez & Marsal Holdings, LLC

    1000 Town Center
    Suite 750
    Southfield, MI   48075
    http://www.alvarezandmarsal.com/
    Phone: 248.936.0800
    Fax: 248.936.0801

    Charles Moore
    Holden Bixler

United States Trustee and Court Information

Debtors

Case Number Debtor Name Petition Date
Case Number 16-10083 Debtor Name Noranda Aluminum, Inc. Petition Date February 08, 2016
Case Number 16-40744 Debtor Name Gramercy Alumina Holdings Inc. Petition Date February 08, 2016
Case Number 16-40745 Debtor Name Gramercy Alumina Holdings II, Inc. Petition Date February 08, 2016
Case Number 16-40741 Debtor Name NHB Capital, LLC Petition Date February 08, 2016
Case Number 16-40746 Debtor Name Noranda Alumina LLC Petition Date February 08, 2016
Case Number 16-40740 Debtor Name Noranda Aluminum Acquisition Corporation Petition Date February 08, 2016
Case Number 16-40739 Debtor Name Noranda Aluminum Holding Corporation Petition Date February 08, 2016
Case Number 16-40748 Debtor Name Noranda Bauxite Limited Petition Date February 08, 2016
Case Number 16-40747 Debtor Name Noranda Bauxite Holdings Ltd. Petition Date February 08, 2016
Case Number 16-40742 Debtor Name Noranda Intermediate Holding Corporation Petition Date February 08, 2016
Case Number 16-40743 Debtor Name Norandal USA, Inc. Petition Date February 08, 2016

Creditors’ Committee

On February 19, 2016, the Office of the United States Trustee appointed an Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors (the “Committee”). The members of the committee are: (i) Artisan Contracting, LLC; (ii) Delaware Trust Co.; (iii) Mexichem Fluor Comercial, S.A de C.V.; (iv) Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp.; (v) Rain CII Carbon LLC; (vi) Steward Steel, Inc.; and (vii) United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers International Union (United Steelworkers or USW).

Committee Counsel
The Committee is represented by Lowenstein Sandler LLP as its lead counsel and Spencer Fane LLP as its co-counsel.

Committee Omnibus Objection
On May 5, 2016, the Committee filed a motion to file under seal (“Motion to Seal”) the Committee’s omnibus objection to the (a) Debtors’ motion for an order authorizing and approving the Debtors’ (i) Key Employee Incentive Plan; (ii) Key Employee Retention Plan; and (iii) 2015 Compensation Plan; and (b) the Debtors’ motion for an order authorizing and approving the Debtors’ Modified Senior Management Severance Program for Non-Insider Employees (the “Omnibus Objection”). In the Committee’s Motion to Seal, the Committee indicated that it would make available for review on this website a redacted copy of the Omnibus Objection.

A copy of the redacted Omnibus Objection (excluding exhibits) may be obtained here.

Contact the Committee
In addition to the information available on this website, creditors may submit questions and provide comments to the Committee via its counsel at NorandaTeam@Lowenstein.com