Rite Aid Ch. 11 Timeline Extended To Allow More Plan Review

By Hilary Russ · May 30, 2024, 8:03 PM EDT

A New Jersey judge on Thursday lengthened the timeline for Rite Aid to seek an exit from its Chapter 11 bankruptcy, pushing the confirmation hearing date out by seven days after...

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Bankrupt drugstore chain Rite Aid filed for Chapter 11 Oct. 15 with plans to close more retail locations, sell its pharmacy benefits manager business and shed some of its $4 billion of total funded debt. A New Jersey bankruptcy judge in June agreed to approve its Chapter 11 plan to pay $2.6 billion in term and asset-based loans in cash, exchange $1.2 billion in senior notes for equity and set up a recovery fund for some 1,600 opioid claims that includes $43 million in cash and 10% equity in the reorganized company.

Case Number



Michael B. Kaplan


U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey

Capital Structure

Total Liabilities:

$4 billion

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Case Information

Case Title

Rite Aid Corporation

Case Number



New Jersey

Nature of Suit

Date Filed

October 15, 2023