Spectrum Brands, Inc.


  • Pre-filing annual sales: $3,760 (millions of current dollars)
  • Pre-filing assets: $3,144 (millions of current dollars)
  • Pre-filing number of employees: 7,000
  • Sub-industry: 36 Electronic And Other Electrical Equipment And Components
  • Place of incorporation: WI
  • Court for city of headquarters: GA Atlanta
  • In business at filing? yes

Bankruptcy case

  • Chapter at filing: Chapter 11
  • Who filed case? debtors
  • Debtor's lead attorney: Skadden Arps
  • Date of filing: February 3, 2009
  • Judge at filing: Leif M. Clark
  • Court district of filing: TX WD
  • Court city of filing: San Antonio
  • Case number: 09-50455
  • Cause of bankruptcy: Not tort
  • Forum shop? Forum Shop

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

  • Disposition status: confirmed
  • Date of disposition: July 15, 2009
  • Judge at disposition: Ronald B. King
  • Days from filing to disposition: 162

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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