Merisant Unsecured Creditors Pick Winston, Ashby

Law360, New York (March 26, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The bankruptcy court overseeing the Chapter 11 proceedings of Merisant Worldwide Inc., the beleaguered maker of Equal and other low-calorie sweeteners, has approved the committee of unsecured creditors’ choice of Winston & Strawn LLP and Ashby & Geddes PA as co-counsel.

In a series of orders issued Tuesday in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, Judge Peter J. Walsh signed off on the committee's requests to appoint the two law firms, as well as a request to employ the restructuring group of investment...
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