A&P Parent Seeks Court OK To Close All But 1 Ch. 11 Case

Law360, New York (December 3, 2012, 7:05 PM EST) -- The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. Inc., owner of A&P supermarkets, asked a New York bankruptcy court to close 53 of its 54 Chapter 11 cases Monday, saying few enough claims remain that its bankruptcy should proceed as just one case.

The debtor, which received court approval of its reorganization plan in February, notes that it's facing one appeal from that confirmation, as well as 14 unresolved cure objections, 12 unresolved motions for administrative expenses and about 5,000 claims. As a procedural matter, it says,...
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