Cook United Inc. (1984)


  • Pre-filing annual sales: $1,352 (millions of current dollars)
  • Pre-filing assets: $405 (millions of current dollars)
  • Pre-filing number of employees: 5,454
  • Sub-industry: 53 General Merchandise Stores
  • Place of incorporation: OH
  • Court for city of headquarters: OH Cleveland
  • In business at filing? emerged

Chapter 11 case

  • Chapter at filing: Chapter 11
  • Who filed case? debtors
  • Debtor's lead attorney: Burns Summit
  • Date of filing: 10/1/1984
  • Court district of filing: OH ND
  • Court city of filing: Cleveland
  • Case number: 84-02537
  • 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: no 363 sale
  • Dip loan final approval? data not available
  • Plan type: free fall

  • Disposition status: confirmed
  • Date of disposition: 9/30/1986
  • Judge at disposition: John F. Ray
  • Days from filing to disposition: 729

After the case

  • Did firm emerge? Company emerged
  • Did firm refile? emerged 5 years, refiled

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