Official Form 314 "Ballot for Accepting or Rejecting Plan of Reorganization"

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Official Form 314 (02/20)
[Caption as in 416A]
Class [ ] Ballot for Accepting or Rejecting Plan of Reorganization
[Proponent] filed a plan of reorganization dated [Date] (the Plan) for the Debtor in this case. {The Court has
[conditionally] approved a disclosure statement with respect to the Plan (the Disclosure Statement). The Disclosure
Statement provides information to assist you in deciding how to vote your ballot. If you do not have a Disclosure
Statement, you may obtain a copy from [name, address, telephone number and telecopy number of
proponent/proponent’s attorney.]}
{Court approval of the Disclosure Statement does not indicate approval of the Plan by the Court.}
You should review {the Disclosure Statement and} the Plan before you vote. You may wish to seek legal
advice concerning the Plan and your classification and treatment under the Plan. Your [claim] [equity
interest] has been placed in class [ ] under the Plan. If you hold claims or equity interests in more than one
class, you will receive a ballot for each class in which you are entitled to vote.
If your ballot is not received by [name and address of proponent’s attorney or other appropriate address] on
or before [date], and such deadline is not extended, your vote will not count as either an acceptance or
rejection of the Plan.
If the Plan is confirmed by the Bankruptcy Court, it will be binding on you whether or not you vote.
Acceptance or Rejection of the Plan
[At this point the ballot should provide for voting by the particular class of creditors or equity holders receiving the
ballot using one of the following alternatives;]
[If the voter is the holder of a secured, priority, or unsecured nonpriority claim:]
The undersigned, the holder of a Class [ ] claim against the Debtor in the unpaid amount of Dollars ($
)
[or, if the voter is the holder of a bond, debenture, or other debt security:]
The undersigned, the holder of a Class [ ] claim against the Debtor, consisting of Dollars ($
) principal amount of
[describe bond, debenture, or other debt security] of the Debtor (For purposes of this Ballot, it is not necessary and
you should not adjust the principal amount for any accrued or unmatured interest.)
[or, if the voter is the holder of an equity interest:]
The undersigned, the holder of Class [ ] equity interest in the Debtor, consisting of ______ shares or other interests
of [describe equity interest] in the Debtor
Official Form 314 (02/20)
[Caption as in 416A]
Class [ ] Ballot for Accepting or Rejecting Plan of Reorganization
[Proponent] filed a plan of reorganization dated [Date] (the Plan) for the Debtor in this case. {The Court has
[conditionally] approved a disclosure statement with respect to the Plan (the Disclosure Statement). The Disclosure
Statement provides information to assist you in deciding how to vote your ballot. If you do not have a Disclosure
Statement, you may obtain a copy from [name, address, telephone number and telecopy number of
proponent/proponent’s attorney.]}
{Court approval of the Disclosure Statement does not indicate approval of the Plan by the Court.}
You should review {the Disclosure Statement and} the Plan before you vote. You may wish to seek legal
advice concerning the Plan and your classification and treatment under the Plan. Your [claim] [equity
interest] has been placed in class [ ] under the Plan. If you hold claims or equity interests in more than one
class, you will receive a ballot for each class in which you are entitled to vote.
If your ballot is not received by [name and address of proponent’s attorney or other appropriate address] on
or before [date], and such deadline is not extended, your vote will not count as either an acceptance or
rejection of the Plan.
If the Plan is confirmed by the Bankruptcy Court, it will be binding on you whether or not you vote.
Acceptance or Rejection of the Plan
[At this point the ballot should provide for voting by the particular class of creditors or equity holders receiving the
ballot using one of the following alternatives;]
[If the voter is the holder of a secured, priority, or unsecured nonpriority claim:]
The undersigned, the holder of a Class [ ] claim against the Debtor in the unpaid amount of Dollars ($
)
[or, if the voter is the holder of a bond, debenture, or other debt security:]
The undersigned, the holder of a Class [ ] claim against the Debtor, consisting of Dollars ($
) principal amount of
[describe bond, debenture, or other debt security] of the Debtor (For purposes of this Ballot, it is not necessary and
you should not adjust the principal amount for any accrued or unmatured interest.)
[or, if the voter is the holder of an equity interest:]
The undersigned, the holder of Class [ ] equity interest in the Debtor, consisting of ______ shares or other interests
of [describe equity interest] in the Debtor
Official Form 314 (02/20)
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[In each case, the following language should be included:]
Check one box only
Accepts the plan
Rejects the plan
Dated:
___________________
Print or type name: _________________________________________
Signature:
_________________________________________ Title (if corporation or partnership) ________
Address:
_________________________________________
_________________________________________
_________________________________________
Return this ballot to:
[Name and address of proponent’s attorney or other appropriate address]
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