New Chapter 11 Filing - Firestar Diamond Inc.


Company of billionaire Nirav Modi has filed for bankruptcy in the United States. He is currently in the midst of India's biggest-ever bank scam. Indian state-run Punjab National Bank uncovered fraudulent transactions in one its branches and notes that the fraudulent transactions could be around $2 billion. 

  • Jurisdiction: S.D. of New York
  • Capital Structure: $mm debt     
  • Company Professionals:
    • Legal: Klestadt Winters Jureller Southard LLP (Ian Winters, Sean Southard, Stephanie Sweeney)
    • Restructuring Advisor/CRO: Getzler Henrich & Associates LLC (Mark Samson)
    • Financial Advisor: Marks Paneth LLP (Howard Hoff) 
    • Claims Agent: Rust Consulting/Omni Bankruptcy (*click on company name above for free docket access)
  • Other Parties in Interest:
    • Creditor: Israel Discount Bank of New York
      • Legal: Troutman Sanders LLP (Brett Goodman, Harris Winsberg, Matthew Brooks)
    • Creditor: Punjab National Bank
      • Legal: Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP (Sean O'Neal, James Bromley)
    • Creditor: J.C. Penney Corporation
      • Legal: Polsinelli PC (Christopher Ward, Jeremy Johnson)