Ames Department Stores, Inc. (2001)


  • SIC code: 53 General Merchandise Stores
  • Pre-filing assets (in millions of current dollars): $2,670
  • Pre-filing annual sales (in millions of current dollars): $5,289
  • Pre-filing number of employees: 32,700
  • Cause of bankruptcy: Not tort
  • Place of incorporation: DE
  • Court for city of headquarters: CT Hartford

Chapter 11 case

  • Court district of filing: NY SD
  • Court city of filing: New York
  • Forum shop? Forum Shop
  • Who filed case? debtors
  • Year of filing: 2001
  • Year of disposition: 2013
  • Disposition: confirmed
  • §363 sale: 363 sale
  • Days from filing to disposition: 4468
  • Prepack status: free fall
  • Debtor's lead attorney: Weil Gotshal

After the case

  • Did firm emerge? company did not emerge
  • Did firm refile? not emerged 5 years

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