Case Background

On April 4, 2017, Payless Holdings LLC and 28 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 Missouri.  The cases are pending before the Honorable Kathy A. Surratt-States and are jointly administered under Case No. 17-42267.

Important Information & Dates

Hearing on First Day Motions

A hearing on the Debtors' First Day Motions was held on April 5, 2017 at 1:30 P.M. (CT) before the Honorable Kathy A. Surratt-States, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, Thomas F. Eagleton U.S. Courthouse, 111 S. 10th Street, 4th Floor, Courtroom 7 North, St. Louis, MO 63102. 

A final hearing on certain of the First Day Motions will be held on May 9, 2017 at 10:00 A.M. (CT).

Please click below to view and download the Debtors' First Day Motions and the First Day Orders:

First Day Motions

First Day Orders

Section 341 Meeting of Creditors

In accordance with Section 341 of the Bankruptcy Code, a meeting of the Debtor's creditors will be held on Monday, May 15, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. (Central Time) at:

111 S. 10th Street, Suite 22.304, St. Louis, MO 63102

Dates

May
3

Hearing Re: Expedited He...

1:30 P.M. (CT)
May
9

Final Hearing on First D...

10:00 A.M. (CT)
May
15

Section 341 Meeting of C...

2:00 P.M. (CT)
April
4
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Parties

Debtors' Counsel

Kirkland & Ellis LLP

601 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY   10022
http://www.kirkland.com
Phone: 212.446.4800
Fax: 212.446.4900
Nicole L. Greenblatt, P.C.
Cristine F. Pirro, Esq.
Jessica Kuppersmith, Esq.

Kirkland & Ellis LLP

300 North LaSalle Street
Chicago, IL   60654
Phone: 312.862.2000
Fax: 312.862.2200
James H.M. Sprayregen, P.C.
William A. Guerrieri, Esq.

Armstrong Teasdale LLP

7700 Forsyth Boulevard, Suite 1800
St. Louis, MO   63105
http://www.armstrongteasdale.com/
Phone: 314.621.5070
Fax: 314.612.2239
Steven N. Cousins, Esq.
Erin M. Edelman, Esq.

Debtors' Restructuring Advisors

Alvarez & Marsal

600 Madison Avenue
8th Floor
New York, NY   10022
https://www.alvarezandmarsal.com/
Phone: 212.759.4433
Fax: 212.759.5532


United States Trustee and Court Information

U.S. Trustee's Office

111 South 10th Street
Suite 6353
St. Louis, MO   63102
http://www.justice.gov/ust-regions-r13/region-13-eastern-district-missouri
Phone: 314.539.2976
Fax: 314.539.2990
Paul A. Randolph

United States Bankruptcy Court

Eastern District of Missouri
111 S. 10th Street, 4th Floor
St. Louis, MO   63102
http://www.moeb.uscourts.gov/
Phone: 314.244.4500


Debtors

Case Number
Debtor Name
Petition Date
17-42257 Payless ShoeSource, Inc. April 04, 2017
17-42267 Payless Holdings LLC April 04, 2017
17-42279 Collective Licensing, LP April 04, 2017
17-42280 Collective Brands Franchising Services, LLC April 04, 2017
17-42281 Payless NYC, Inc. April 04, 2017
17-42282 PSS Delaware Company 4, Inc. April 04, 2017
17-42283 Payless ShoeSource Merchandising, Inc. April 04, 2017
17-42284 Payless International Franchising, LLC April 04, 2017
17-42285 Payless ShoeSource Canada GP Inc. April 04, 2017
17-42286 Payless Finance, Inc. April 04, 2017
17-42287 Eastborough, Inc. April 04, 2017
17-42288 Payless ShoeSource Worldwide, Inc. April 04, 2017
17-42290 Payless Collective GP, LLC April 04, 2017
17-42291 Collective Brands Services, Inc. April 04, 2017
17-42292 Payless Gold Value CO, Inc. April 04, 2017
17-42293 Payless ShoeSource Canada LP April 04, 2017
17-42294 Dynamic Assets Limited April 04, 2017
17-42296 PSS Canada, Inc. April 04, 2017
17-42297 Payless Purchasing Services, Inc. April 04, 2017
17-42298 Payless Inc. April 04, 2017
17-42299 Collective Brands Logistics, Limited April 04, 2017
17-42300 Payless ShoeSource Distribution, Inc. April 04, 2017
17-42301 Payless Intermediate Holdings LLC April 04, 2017
17-42302 Collective Licensing International, LLC April 04, 2017
17-42303 Shoe Sourcing, Inc. April 04, 2017
17-42304 Payless ShoeSource Canada Inc. April 04, 2017
17-42305 WBG-PSS Holdings LLC April 04, 2017
17-42307 Clinch, LLC April 04, 2017
17-42308 Payless ShoeSource of Puerto Rico, Inc. April 04, 2017