In re Tom's Foods Inc. (05-40683)
The Chapter 11 debtor filed a motion for authorization to schedule an auction for the sale of substantially all of its assets. The debtor also requested approval of certain bidding procedures to govern the auction. Certain lenders agreed to be a "stalking horse bidder." The court granted the debtor's motion noting that, after the auction, the debtor must return to the court for approval of the sale.