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Windstream to Retain Exclusivity in Ch. 11 Through April Hearing

Dec. 18, 2019, 4:09 PM

Windstream Holdings Inc. will be granted an extension on retaining exclusive control of its bankruptcy process until the day after a to-be-scheduled omnibus hearing in April, according to a ruling in court.

  • Judge Robert Drain denied a motion filed by Windstream to be granted an extension on its exclusivity through May 31, amid objections from various stakeholders seeking shorter extensions.
  • “Shorter just doesn’t work here,” Brad Weiland of Kirkland & Ellis, representing the debtor, said in court.
    • Windsteam said a longer extension was appropriate to allow for a planned March trial over its litigation with Uniti Group Inc. to conclude ...