Alno AG, a manufacturer and retailer of kitchen furniture headquartered in Pfullendorf, Germany, has filed a petition for relief under chapter 15 in the Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware (Case No. 18-12651). According to the Declaration of the Foreign Representative, Alno commenced an insolvency proceeding on July 12, 2017, before the lower court of Hechingen, Baden-Wuerttemberg (File-No 10 IN 93/17). The Declaration further explains that Alno has filed its chapter 15 petition in order to take discovery related to avoidance claims and to administer claims against Alno asserted by U.S.-based claimants. Alno is seeking recognition of the German Proceeding as a foreign main proceeding under chapter 15 of the Bankruptcy Code. No claims and noticing agent has been proposed. The case has been assigned to the Honorable Kevin Gross.