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Airbag Inflator Recall Message

The commencement of the chapter 11 filing in the U.S. should have no effect on the ability of drivers to get replacements for recalled Takata airbag inflators free of charge.  Vehicle owners should respond to the recall notice that they received or vehicle owners in the U.S. can visit https://www.airbagrecall.com/ for more information on airbag inflator replacements.

Case Information

On June 25, 2017, Takata Corporation’s main U.S. subsidiary TK Holdings Inc. and eleven of its U.S. and Mexican affiliates (the "Debtors") each filed voluntary petitions under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware (the "Bankruptcy Court").  The cases are pending before the Honorable Brendan Linehan Shannon and are jointly administered under Case No. 17-11375 (BLS).

On June 28, 2017, the Debtors also commenced an ancillary proceeding (the "Canadian Proceeding") under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (Canada), R.S.C. 1985, c. C-36 as amended (the “CCAA”) in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Commercial List) (the “Canadian Court”) in Ontario, Canada.  Information regarding the Canadian Proceeding is available at http://cfcanada.fticonsulting.com/TKHoldingsInc/default.htm.

Takata Corporation, Takata Kyushu K.K., and Takata Service K.K. (collectively, “Takata Japan”), have commenced a proceeding under the Civil Rehabilitation Act (“CRA”) in Tokyo, Japan. Takata Japan is seeking recognition of the CRA proceeding by the Bankruptcy Court under Chapter 15 of the Bankruptcy Code. Parties who believe they have claims against Takata Japan can obtain information about the CRA proceeding, including the deadline to file claims at http://www.takata.com.

Important Information & Dates

Useful Links

June 26, 2017 Press Release

Frequently Asked Questions for Suppliers / Preguntas frecuentes para proveedores

Frequently Asked Questions for Owners of Recalled Vehicles / Preguntas frecuentes para propietarios de vehículos llamados a revisión

Notice of Commencement / Notificación de Inicio

Bar Date Notice / Notificación de Fecha Límite para Presentar Reclamaciones

Disclosure Statement Hearing Notice / Aviso de Audiencia sobre la Declaración de Divulgación

Plan and Disclosure Statement

On November 3, 2017, the Debtors filed their Chatper 11 Plan of Reorganization (the "Plan") and on November 15, 2017 filed the Disclosure Statement related thereto (the "Disclosure Statement"). The Bankruptcy Court will hold a hearing to, among other items, consider the adequacy of the Disclosure Statement on January 3, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. (ET).

Please click below to view and download all documents related to the Plan and Disclosure Statement:

Plan and Disclosure Statement

Deadline to File Claims

On October 4, 2017, the Bankruptcy Court entered an order [Docket No. 959] (the "Bar Date Order") establishing deadlines for filing proofs of claim in the Debtors’ chapter 11 cases, including a deadline for asserting claims against any Debtor for monetary losses, personal injury, or death (whether past or future) arising out of or relating to an airbag containing phase-stabilized ammonium nitrate propellant (“PSAN Inflators”), or their component parts, manufactured or sold by the Debtors or their affiliates prior to the Petition Date (each a “PPIC Claim”).

The Bar Date Order sets the following deadlines for filing proofs of claim against the Debtors:

  • General Bar Date (For claims against any of the Debtors other than (i) PPIC Claims and (ii) claims of Governmental Units): November 27, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. (Eastern Time)
  • PPIC Claims Bar Date: December 27, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. (Eastern Time)
  • Governmental Unit Bar Date: December 22, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. (Eastern Time)

Click on "Submit a Claim" above to download a proof of claim form and for more information regarding filing a claim, other than a general unsecured PPIC Claim, against the Debtors.  For more information about filing a PPIC Claim, please visit http://TKRestructuring.com/PPIC.

Hearing on First Day Motions

A hearing on the Debtors' First Day Motions was held on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at 1:30 (ET) before the Honorable Brendan Linehan Shannon, United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, US Bankruptcy Court, 824 Market St., 5th Fl., Courtroom #5, Wilmington, Delaware.  A final hearing on certain of the First Day Motions was held on July 26, 2017 and August 10, 2017.

Please click below to view and download the Debtors' First Day Motions and the First Day Orders:

First Day Motions

First Day Orders

Dates

December
5

Omnibus Hearing

10:00 a.m. (ET)
December
18

Omnibus Hearing

10:00 a.m. (ET)
December
27

Deadline to file PPIC Cl...

5:00 p.m. (ET)
June
25
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November
27
5:00 p.m. (ET)

General Claims Bar Date

December
27
5:00 p.m. (ET)

Deadline to file PPIC Claims

Parties

Debtors' Counsel

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

767 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY   10153
Phone: 212.310.8000
Fax: 212.310.8007
Marcia L. Goldstein
Ronit J. Berkovich
Matthew P. Goren

Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A.

920 N. King Street
Wilmington, DE   19801
Phone: 302.651.7700
Fax: 302.651.7701
Mark D. Collins

United States Trustee and Court Information

United States Bankruptcy Court

District of Delaware
824 Market Street North, 3rd Floor
Wilmington, DE   19801
http://www.deb.uscourts.gov
Phone: 302.252.2900

Office of the United States Trustee

844 King Street
Suite 2207
Wilmington, DE   19801
http://www.justice.gov/ust/r03/wilmington/index.htm
Phone: 302.573.6491
Fax: 302.573.6497
David L. Buchbinder

Debtors

Case Number
Debtor Name
Petition Date
17-11375 TK Holdings Inc. June 25, 2017
17-11372 Takata Americas June 25, 2017
17-11373 TK Finance, LLC June 25, 2017
17-11374 TK China, LLC June 25, 2017
17-11376 Takata Protection Systems Inc. June 25, 2017
17-11377 Interiors in Flight Inc. June 25, 2017
17-11378 TK Mexico Inc. June 25, 2017
17-11379 TK Mexico LLC June 25, 2017
17-11380 TK Holdings de Mexico S. de R.L. de C.V. June 25, 2017
17-11381 Industrias Irvin de Mexico, S.A. de C.V. June 25, 2017
17-11382 Takata de Mexico, S.A. de C.V. June 25, 2017
17-11383 Strosshe-Mex, S. de R.L. de C.V. June 25, 2017