Al Copeland Enterprises, Inc.


  • Pre-filing annual sales: $1,010 (millions of current dollars)
  • Pre-filing assets: $938 (millions of current dollars)
  • Pre-filing number of employees: 14,200
  • Sub-industry: 58 Eating and Drinking Places
  • Place of incorporation: TX
  • Court for city of headquarters: LA New Orleans
  • In business at filing? emerged

Bankruptcy case

  • Chapter at filing: Chapter 11
  • Who filed case? creditors
  • Debtor's lead attorney: Proskauer Rose
  • Date of filing: April 4, 1991
  • Judge at filing: Leif M. Clark
  • Court district of filing: TX WD
  • Court city of filing: San Antonio
  • Case number: 91-51401
  • Cause of bankruptcy: Not tort
  • Forum shop? Forum Shop

  • Case transferred? yes
  • Destination court of transfer: Austin
  • 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: October 22, 1992
  • Judge at disposition: Frank R. Monroe
  • Days from filing to disposition: 567

After the case

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

The BRD has been supported by grants from these organizations:

National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges

Turnaround Management Association

American Bankruptcy Institute

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