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In re HHGREGG, Inc.
Citation:578 B.R. 814 (Bankr. S.D. Ind. 2017)
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Debtors filed voluntary Chapter 11 petitions on March 6, 2017. As of the petition date, debtor operated 220 brick-and-mortar retail stores in 20 states. Whirlpool Corporation sold goods to debtor during the 45 days preceding the petition date. Whirlpool made a timely demand for reclamation seeking the return of the Whirlpool goods or the proceeds from any post-petition sale. Prior to the petition date, certain debtors had a revolving credit facility with Wells , as the administrative and collateral agent. Wells Fargo’s advances were secured by first priority floating liens on substantially all of the debtor’s assets.
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