Morris Nichols Bankruptcy Alert - Imerys Talc America, Inc. and Certain of Its Affiliates File Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Cases in Delaware

On February 13, 2019, Imerys Talc America, Inc. and certain of its affiliates filed voluntary petitions under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. As a courtesy to our clients and friends, the Morris Nichols Business Reorganization & Restructuring Group has summarized information related to the filings below.

Lead Case No. – 19-10289. 

Debtors – Imerys Talc America, Inc.; Imerys Talc Vermont, Inc. and Imerys Talc Canada Inc.

Description of Debtors – The Debtors mine, process and/or distribute talc to third-party manufactures.

Website of Debtors (URL)

Assigned Judge – The Honorable Laurie Selber Silverstein.

Proposed Counsel – The Debtors' proposed bankruptcy co-counsel are Latham & Watkins LLP and Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A. 

Proposed Financial Advisor – Alvarez & Marsal North America, LLC.

Plan Status – No plan was filed with the petitions. 

First Day Hearing – A first day hearing has been scheduled for February 14, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. ET.  

Bankruptcy Documents  –

Please do not hesitate to contact any member of the Morris Nichols Business Reorganization & Restructuring Group if we can be of assistance.


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