Apex Silver Mines Limited


  • Pre-filing annual sales: $509 (millions of current dollars)
  • Pre-filing assets: $736 (millions of current dollars)
  • Pre-filing number of employees: 1,060
  • Sub-industry: 10 Metal Mining
  • Place of incorporation: Cayman Islands
  • Court for city of headquarters: Outside United States
  • In business at filing? yes

Chapter 11 case

  • Chapter at filing: Chapter 11
  • Who filed case? debtors
  • Debtor's lead attorney: Cleary Gottlieb
  • Date of filing: 1/12/2009
  • Court district of filing: NY SD
  • Court city of filing: New York
  • Case number: 09-10182
  • Cause of bankruptcy: Not tort
  • Forum shop? Forum Shop

  • Case transferred? no
  • Destination court of transfer: not applicable
  • Creditors committee appointed? no
  • §363 sale: no 363 sale
  • Dip loan final approval? yes
  • Plan type: prenegotiated

  • Disposition status: confirmed
  • Date of disposition: 3/4/2009
  • Judge at disposition: James M. Peck
  • Days from filing to disposition: 51

After the case

  • Did firm emerge? Company emerged
  • Did firm refile? emerged 5 years, did not refile

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