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Bankruptcy Judge Clears AMF Bowling, Bowlmor Merger

Kirkland advises AMF Bowling Worldwide in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy case. The company won court approval to exit Chapter 11 by way of a merger with bowling alley chain Bowlmor.

"'Today, AMF is experiencing the best company performance in years,' said AMF attorney Joshua Sussberg, of Kirkland & Ellis LLP.

Among the improved metrics Mr. Sussberg cited are high customer satisfaction scores, the highest growth in same-store sales since the recession and the 'best bottom-line performance since 2009.'"

This article appeared in its entirety in the June 24, 2013 edition of Dow Jones Daily Bankruptcy Review.