Imerys Talc America, Inc.
Case No. 19-10289
Important Information & Dates
Plan and Disclosure Statement
On May 15, 2020, Imerys Talc America, Inc. and 2 affiliated debtors (collectively, the "Debtors") filed their Plan of Reorganization and the Disclosure Statement related thereto. On January 27, 2021, the Bankruptcy Court entered an order approving the Disclosure Statement. At this time, the Confirmation Hearing, which had previously been scheduled for November 15, 2021, has been cancelled. This website will be updated with additional information as it becomes available.
If you have a Talc Personal Injury Claim, you or your attorney on your behalf, as permitted by the Voting Procedures, have the right to vote on the Plan. The deadline by which ballots must be received by the Debtors’ solicitation agent, Prime Clerk LLC (now known as Kroll Restructuring Administration), was March 25, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. ET.
Detailed instructions regarding how to vote on the Plan are contained in the Voting Procedures Order and on the Ballots distributed to holders of Claims that are entitled to vote on the Plan. Please click here to review the Voting Procedures Order.
Please note that all Ballots should be returned (i) by online transmission through the E-Ballot platform (facsimiles or other electronic submissions including e-mail, will NOT be accepted), which may be accessed by clicking the "Submit E-Ballot" link on the left hand side of this page, (ii) by mail, using the envelope included in the Solicitation Package, or (iii) by mail, hand delivery, or overnight courier to the Imerys Ballot Processing Center, c/o Prime Clerk LLC (now known as Kroll Restructuring Administration), One Grand Central Place, 60 East 42nd Street, Suite 1440, New York, NY 10165.
Attorneys for holders of Direct Talc Personal Injury Claims will receive the Certified Plan Solicitation Directive from Prime Clerk LLC (now known as Kroll Restructuring Administration). The Certified Plan Solicitation Directive must be returned to Prime Clerk LLC (now known as Kroll Restructuring Administration) no later than February 17, 2021. Please refer to the Certified Plan Solicitation Directive for directions on how to return your client’s vote to Prime Clerk LLC (now known as Kroll Restructuring Administration) prior to the deadline to vote on the Plan (March 25, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. Prevailing Eastern Time).
If you or your counsel have not received a Ballot and you are a holder of a Talc Personal Injury Claim, you may request a Ballot by emailing email@example.com. Holders of Talc Personal Injury Claims requesting a Ballot will receive their voting information via email within two (2) business days of the request.
PLEASE CONTACT YOUR ATTORNEY REGARDING VOTING ON YOUR CLAIM BEFORE MAKING A REQUEST TO THE EMAIL ABOVE.
Please refer to the Ballot and the Voting Procedures for full information on how to return your Ballot.
On February 13, 2019, the Debtors each filed a voluntary petition for relief under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. The cases are pending before the Honorable Laurie Selber Silverstein, and are jointly administered under Case No. 19-10289.
Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A.
One Rodney Square
920 North King Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
Mark D. Collins
Michael J. Merchant
Amanda R. Steele
Latham & Watkins LLP (Los Angeles)
355 South Grand Avenue, Suite 100
Los Angeles, CA 90071-1560
Jeffrey E. Bjork
Helena G. Tseregounis
Latham & Watkins LLP (Chicago)
330 North Wabash Avenue, Suite 2800
Chicago, IL 60611
Richard A. Levy
United States Trustee and Court Information
Office of the United States Trustee
844 King Street
Suite 2207, Lockbox #35
Wilmington, DE 19801
Juliet M. Sarkessian
United States Bankruptcy Court
District of Delaware
824 Market Street North
Wilmington, DE 19801
|Case Number||Debtor Name||Petition Date|
|Case Number 19-10289||Debtor Name Imerys Talc America, Inc.||Petition Date February 13, 2019|
|Case Number 19-10291||Debtor Name Imerys Talc Vermont, Inc.||Petition Date February 13, 2019|
|Case Number 19-10292||Debtor Name Imerys Talc Canada Inc.||Petition Date February 13, 2019|