Walter Energy, Inc.


  • Pre-filing annual sales: $1,507 (millions of current dollars)
  • Pre-filing assets: $5,767 (millions of current dollars)
  • Pre-filing number of employees: 2,680
  • Sub-industry: 12 Coal Mining
  • Place of incorporation: DE
  • Court for city of headquarters: AL Birmingham
  • In business at filing? yes

Chapter 11 case

  • Chapter at filing: Chapter 11
  • Who filed case? debtors
  • Debtor's lead attorney: Paul Weiss
  • Date of filing: 7/15/2015
  • Court district of filing: AL ND
  • Court city of filing: Birmingham
  • Case number: 15-02741
  • Cause of bankruptcy: Not tort
  • Forum shop? Filed at headquarters

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

  • Disposition status: converted
  • Date of disposition: 2/21/2017
  • Judge at disposition: Tamara O. Mitchell
  • Days from filing to disposition: 587

After the case

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

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