Northwest Trustee Backs Calls For Examiner

Law360, New York (March 15, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Trustee overseeing Northwest Airlines’ bankruptcy case has thrown her support behind a group of creditors demanding the court appoint an examiner to investigate merger possibilities.

In her response to the March 6 motion by the ad hoc equity committee seeking an examiner, acting U.S. Trustee Diana Adams told the court the appointment was warranted in the case.

The committee wants an examiner to investigate whether Northwest has exhausted all options to maximize the value of its assets and to what extent the debtors and...
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