UCLA-LoPucki Bankruptcy Research Database

Payless Cashways, Inc. (1997)


  • SIC code: 52 Building Materials, Hardware, Garden Supply, And Mobile Home Dealers
  • Pre-filing assets in millions of current dollars: $1,892
  • Pre-filing sales in millions of current dollars: $3,878
  • Pre-filing number of employees: 16,700
  • Cause of bankruptcy: Not tort
  • Place of incorporation: IA
  • Court for city of headquarters: MO Kansas City

Chapter 11 case

  • Court district of filing: MO WD
  • Court city of filing: Kansas City, MO
  • Forum Shop? Filed at headquarters
  • Who filed case? debtors
  • Year of filing: 1997
  • Year of disposition: 1997
  • Disposition: confirmed
  • Days from filing to disposition: 121
  • Prepack status: Prenegotiated

After the case

  • Did firm emerge? Refile? Company emerged and refiled within 5 years

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