Core Scientific plans to Exit Bankruptcy by September

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Key takeaways:

  • According to Core Scientific, favourable market conditions have improved its financial situation and resulted in a revision to its bankruptcy restructuring plan.
  • Following the present market conditions, Core Scientific anticipates recovering $46 million after filing for bankruptcy.

According to recent court filings, Core Scientific, a crypto mining company currently undergoing Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings, is targeting a September exit from bankruptcy. The firm anticipates an additional $46 million as a result of favorable market conditions.

The miner cites rising Bitcoin prices, rising hashrate, and falling power costs as the reasons for its transition to a new business strategy in its filing to the Texas Bankruptcy Court on May 22. The protracted bear market, which drove down the price of Bitcoin and the stock price of Core Scientific by 98%, was the driving force for the bankruptcy filing.

Judge David R. Jones, overseeing the bankruptcy case of Core Scientific, a crypto mining company, has expressed the need for an accelerated resolution to benefit creditors. 

He emphasized the urgency by urging the company to adopt a proactive approach and expedite the process as if it should have happened yesterday. Core Scientific has indicated its intention to potentially file a reorganization plan in the near future. 

The filing states that major stakeholders are currently engaged in negotiations to determine the future structure of the reemerging Core Scientific, aiming to achieve a broad consensus.

According to the petition, the company is “looking  to build as much unanimity as possible” regarding how a new Core Scientific would appear after recovering from its bankruptcy procedures as the strategy is now being debated with important stakeholders.

The mining firm expects to receive a significant payment from Celsius Network, a cryptocurrency lender. The insolvent lender reportedly owes Core Scientific nearly $11 million. The two companies have been engaged in a lengthy legal dispute since October 19, 2022, when Core Scientific initially alleged that Celsius had not paid its power bills.

Core Scientific expects to make money by renting out the area formerly held by the mining rigs after cancelling the Celsius contract.

According to Core, the nonpayments indirectly influenced their financial problems, which ultimately influenced their decision to file for bankruptcy. 

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Aadrika Sharma
Aadrika Sharma

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