A. H. Robins Company, Inc.


  • Pre-filing annual sales: $1,737 (millions of current dollars)
  • Pre-filing assets: $1,781 (millions of current dollars)
  • Pre-filing number of employees: 6,000
  • Sub-industry: 28 Chemicals and Allied Products
  • Place of incorporation: VA
  • Court for city of headquarters: VA Richmond
  • In business at filing? yes

Bankruptcy case

  • Chapter at filing: Chapter 11
  • Who filed case? debtors
  • Debtor's lead attorney: Murphy Sheneman
  • Date of filing: August 21, 1985
  • Judge at filing: data not available
  • Court district of filing: VA ED
  • Court city of filing: Richmond
  • Case number: 85-01307
  • Cause of bankruptcy: Other products
  • Forum shop? Filed at headquarters

  • Case transferred? removed to District Court
  • Destination court of transfer: not applicable
  • Creditors committee appointed? yes
  • ยง363 sale: no 363 sale
  • Dip loan final approval? data not available
  • Plan type: free fall

  • Disposition status: confirmed
  • Date of disposition: July 25, 1988
  • Judge at disposition: Robert R. Merhige
  • Days from filing to disposition: 1069

After the case

  • Did firm emerge? Company emerged
  • Did firm refile? emerged 5 years, did not refile

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National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges

Turnaround Management Association

American Bankruptcy Institute

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