Fretter, Inc.


  • Pre-filing annual sales: $1,615 (millions of current dollars)
  • Pre-filing assets: $880 (millions of current dollars)
  • Pre-filing number of employees: 2,146
  • Sub-industry: 57 Home Furniture, Furnishings, and Equipment Stores
  • Place of incorporation: MI
  • Court for city of headquarters: MI Flint
  • In business at filing? no

Bankruptcy case

  • Chapter at filing: Chapter 11
  • Who filed case? debtors
  • Debtor's lead attorney: Jones Day
  • Date of filing: September 24, 1996
  • Judge at filing: Pat E. Morgenstern-Clarren
  • Court district of filing: OH ND
  • Court city of filing: Cleveland
  • Case number: 96-15177
  • Cause of bankruptcy: Not tort
  • Forum shop? Forum Shop

  • Case transferred? no
  • 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: confirmed
  • Date of disposition: February 16, 1999
  • Judge at disposition: Pat E. Morgenstern-Clarren
  • Days from filing to disposition: 875

After the case

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

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National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges

Turnaround Management Association

American Bankruptcy Institute

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