Chiquita Brands International, Inc.


  • Pre-filing annual sales: $3,771 (millions of current dollars)
  • Pre-filing assets: $2,507 (millions of current dollars)
  • Pre-filing number of employees: 32,800
  • Sub-industry: 01 Crops
  • Place of incorporation: NJ
  • Court for city of headquarters: OH Cincinnati
  • In business at filing? yes

Bankruptcy case

  • Chapter at filing: Chapter 11
  • Who filed case? debtors
  • Debtor's lead attorney: Kirkland Ellis
  • Date of filing: November 28, 2001
  • Judge at filing: data not available
  • Court district of filing: OH SD
  • Court city of filing: Cincinnati
  • Case number: 01-18812
  • Cause of bankruptcy: Not tort
  • Forum shop? Filed at headquarters

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

  • Disposition status: confirmed
  • Date of disposition: March 8, 2002
  • Judge at disposition: J. Vincent Aug Jr.
  • Days from filing to disposition: 100

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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