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Haynes Boone Restructuring Team Assists Instant Brands in Reorganization Plan

March 04, 2024

Haynes Boone advised Instant Brands n/k/a Corelle Brands in its Plan of Reorganization confirmed by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas. The confirmed plan went into effect Feb. 27, marking the company’s completion of its restructuring and emergence from Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

Instant Brands n/k/a Corelle Brands is the renowned maker of household favorites such as Corelle®, Pyrex®, Snapware®, CorningWare®, Visions® and Chicago Cutlery®.

Partners Charlie Beckham and Arsalan Muhammad led the Haynes Boone restructuring team with assistance from Counsel Kourtney Lyda and Associate David Trausch.

The reorganization plan entails a strategic transition of ownership to the company’s lenders, facilitated by Haynes Boone and its legal counterparts. It follows the sale of its appliance business, which closed in November 2023.

Haynes Boone worked alongside legal counsel from Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP and Stikeman Elliott LLP throughout the restructuring process.

Haynes Boone’s Restructuring Practice Group handles issues in complex restructurings and Chapter 11 reorganization cases for both debtors and lenders. Clients include more than 100 Fortune 500 companies, many major foreign companies and large financial institutions.

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