Representative Matters

Bon-Ton Stores

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The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. and its affiliated debtors were a leading hometown department store retailer with 256 stores located in twenty-three states in the Northeast, Midwest and upper Great Plains.  The Bon-Ton debtors commenced their bankruptcy cases due to adverse trends in the retail industry, including consumers’ shift from shopping in brick-and-mortar stores to online retail channels.  Following a marketing and sale process and auction, the Bon-Ton debtors ultimately sold substantially all of their assets to a joint venture led by Bon-Ton’s second lien noteholders.  Young Conaway was retained as co-counsel in Bon-Ton’s bankruptcy cases with Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP.

Allen Family Foods, Inc.

Young Conaway served as lead counsel to Allen Family Foods, Inc. and certain of its affiliates, in their chapter 11 proceeding in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. The Allen Group was a family-owned and operated, vertifcally intergrated poulty producer, and had grown from a single hatchery located near Seaford, Delaware, to an industry leader in each of its core operations: breeding, hatching, feed millinig, growout operations, processing and rendering. The Debtors offered a wide array of retain private-label chicken products including, but not limited to, bulk, deli, tray pack and antibotic-free products. With Young Conaway's guidance, the Debtors successfully liquidated their assets, confirmed a joint chapter 11 plan of liquidation and emerged from bankruptcy protection on January 2, 2013.

Cetero Research, Inc. / Contract Research Solutions, Inc.

Young Conaway acted as co-counsel, with Paul Hastings, LLP, to Contract Research Solutions, Inc. and certain of its affiliates, in their pre-negotiated chapter 11 proceeding pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. The Debtors are a leading provider of early phase clinical research services. With the assistance of Young Conaway, the Debtors successfully sold substantially all of their assets, confirmed their joint liquidating chapter 11 plan and emerged from bankruptcy protection on October 23, 2012.

Bicent Holdings LLC

Young Conaway acted as lead counsel to Bicent Holdings LLC and certain of its affiliates in their pre-arranged chapter 11 proceeding in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. The Debtors own and operate two electric power generating facilities respectively located in California and Montana, with an aggregate production capacity of over 168 MW. With the assistance of Young Conaway, the Debtors successfully confirmed their joint plan of reorganization and emerged from bankruptcy protection on August 21, 2012.

Pure Beauty Salons & Boutiques, Inc.

Young Conaway acted as lead counsel in the chapter 11 case of Pure Beauty Salons & Boutiques, Inc. and its affiliate in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. The Debtors operated stores that emphasize the sale of hair care and beauty products in a retail setting as well as providing on-site hair salon services. With Young Conaway's assistance, the Debtors successfully sold substantially all of their assets.

NewPage Corporation

Young Conaway acts as co-counsel to the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Newpage Corporation, et al., in their Chapter 11 proceeding pending in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. As of the petition date, the Debtors comprised the largest coated paper manufacturer in North America based on production capacity.

M Waikiki LLC

Young Conaway served as co-counsel for the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of M Waikiki LLC, in its chapter 11 proceeding before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Hawaii. M Waikiki was formed to acquire a hotel property in Honolulu, Hawaii, The Modern Honolulu, which it owned as the petition date.