Dynegy bankruptcy examiner faults company dealings

March 9 Fri Mar 9, 2012 10:53pm IST

Stocks

   

March 9 (Reuters) - A court-appointed examiner investigating the bankruptcy of Dynegy Holdings LLC said on Friday that the company had improperly moved assets related to coal-powered plants to its nonbankrupt parent, Dynegy Inc , hurting creditors.

The examiner, Susheel Kirpalani, nonetheless said a bankruptcy judge could confirm a Chapter 11 plan for Dynegy Holdings, but that the coal assets should be deemed the property of that holding company's bankruptcy estate rather than power producer Dynegy Inc.

Dynegy Holdings filed for Chapter 11 protection on Nov. 7, hoping to restructure more than $4 billion of debt. Bondholders objected to the restructuring, saying they would suffer losses while shareholders including billionaire financier Carl Icahn and the Seneca Capital hedge fund would be protected.

Comments (0)
This discussion is now closed. We welcome comments on our articles for a limited period after their publication.

  • Most Popular
  • Most Shared

Pharma

REUTERS SHOWCASE

Modi's U.S. Trip

Modi's U.S. Trip

PM Modi to get rock star reception in New York.  Full Article 

Northeast Floods

Northeast Floods

Landslides and floods kill 22 in northeast India.  Full Article 

Food Subsidy

Food Subsidy

Ram Vilas Paswan says no plans to raise food handouts.  Full Article 

Importing Iron Ore

Importing Iron Ore

JSW Steel to import 10 mln T of iron ore due to local shortage.  Full Article 

End of Monsoon

End of Monsoon

Monsoon starts withdrawing from northwest region.  Full Article 

Breaking Up

Breaking Up

Philips to split off lighting business, form separate company.  Full Article 

Bumper Sales

Bumper Sales

Apple sells more than 10 mln new iPhones in first three days  Full Article 

Reuters India Mobile

Reuters India Mobile

Get the latest news on the go. Visit Reuters India on your mobile device.  Full Coverage