Brooke Corporation


  • Pre-filing annual sales: $293 (millions of current dollars)
  • Pre-filing assets: $579 (millions of current dollars)
  • Pre-filing number of employees: 671
  • Sub-industry: 64 Insurance Agents, Brokers, and Service
  • Place of incorporation: KS
  • Court for city of headquarters: KS Kansas City
  • In business at filing? data not available

Bankruptcy case

  • Chapter at filing: Chapter 11
  • Who filed case? debtors
  • Debtor's lead attorney: In house counsel
  • Date of filing: October 28, 2008
  • Judge at filing: data not available
  • Court district of filing: KS
  • Court city of filing: Kansas City, KS
  • Case number: 08-22786
  • Cause of bankruptcy: Fraud
  • Forum shop? Filed at headquarters

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

  • Disposition status: converted
  • Date of disposition: June 29, 2009
  • Judge at disposition: Dale L. Somers
  • Days from filing to disposition: 244

After the case

  • Did firm emerge? company did not emerge
  • Did firm refile? not emerged 5 years

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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