Jamesway Corporation (1993)


  • Pre-filing annual sales: $1,544 (millions of current dollars)
  • Pre-filing assets: $514 (millions of current dollars)
  • Pre-filing number of employees: 7,400
  • Sub-industry: 53 General Merchandise Stores
  • Place of incorporation: NY
  • Court for city of headquarters: NJ Newark
  • In business at filing? emerged

Chapter 11 case

  • Chapter at filing: Chapter 11
  • Who filed case? debtors
  • Debtor's lead attorney: Weil Gotshal
  • Date of filing: 7/19/1993
  • Court district of filing: NY SD
  • Court city of filing: New York
  • Case number: 93-43697
  • Cause of bankruptcy: Not tort
  • Forum shop? Forum Shop

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

  • Disposition status: confirmed
  • Date of disposition: 12/12/1994
  • Judge at disposition: James L. Garrity Jr.
  • Days from filing to disposition: 511

After the case

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

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