On July 29, 2021, GBG USA, Inc., along with several affiliates, filed a petition under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code in the Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York (Lead Case No. 21-11369).  The ultimate parent company of GBG USA, Inc. is Global Brands Group Holding Limited—a company that designs, develops, and sells branded fashion accessories, footwear, and apparel under owned and licensed brands, including Fiorelli, Sean John, AllSaints, Navigare, Dirk Bikkembergs, Dimensione Danza, Skechers, Lego, Disney, Star Wars, and Mattel.  The company estimates $1 to $10 billion in both assets and liabilities.  As further detailed in the press release issued today by the board of Global Brands Group Holding Limited, the Debtors expect that the Chapter 11 proceedings will include “an asset sale or a series of asset sales pursuant to section 363 of the United States Bankruptcy Code” of “substantially all of the US Debtors’ assets, businesses and/or inventory.”

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