For further information contact:

 

Kristin Gray

Phone: 780 809 1224

kgray@bowragroup.com

Kalco Farms Ltd. and Kalco Investments Ltd.

 

Overview: 

 

The Bowra Group Inc. was appointed Receiver Manager (the “Receiver”) of Kalco Farms Ltd. and Kalco Investments Ltd. (collectively the “Companies”) on January 14, 2021 pursuant to a Court Order of the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta.

 

Kalco Farms Ltd. produces and markets cereal grains such as wheat, barley, and rye, as well as peas, and canola, grown on fields in the municipal district of Sturgeon and surrounding counties.  The Companies head quarters are located in Gibbons, Alberta.

 

File Updates:

The Receiver, is seeking en bloc offers to purchase the equipment of the Companies consisting of:

 

  • Balers;

  • Zoom boom;

  • Combines; 

  • Tractors;

  • Landrollers;

  • Grain extractors; 

  • Skidsteers;

  • Hopper bins;

  • Trailers;

  • Sea-cans;

  • Trucks;

  • Miscellaneous warehouse equipment; and, 

  • Office furniture and fixtures. 

        (the “Equipment”)

 

The deadline to submit offers to purchase the Equipment is 4:00pm MST on Friday, March 19, 2021. The Equipment will need to be removed by April 23, 2021. Further information can be found in the Request for Offers to Purchase (“ROP”) Package posted below. 

 

ROP Package

 

Alternatively, for more information regarding the equipment please contact:

               Nicole Carreau

               (780) 705-0488

               ncarreau@bowragroup.com

 

Kalco owns approximately 1,170 acres of farmland located in Sturgeon County (the “Lands”). The Receiver is also seeking offers to purchase the Lands of the Companies. The Lands will be marketed and sold separately though Colliers Macauley Nicolls Inc. and GD Auctions & Appraisals (“Colliers / GD”).  

 

For more information regarding the Kalco Lands, please visit the information marketing webpage www.kalcofarmsauction.ca or contact:

 

               Colliers 

               Andrew Simpson, Vice President

               (780) 969-3001

               andrew.simpson@colliers.com

 

The Receiver, in accordance with its powers under and pursuant to the Receivership Order, is applying to the Court for Orders approving the sale of the Companies’ assets and vesting title to the end purchasers free and clear of all encumbrances. The Receiver’s application is scheduled to be heard at the Edmonton Law Courts at 2:00 p.m. MST on April 14, 2021 via videoconference. All application documents, including the Receiver’s First Report to Court dated April 6, 2021, are posted below.

On April 14, 2021 the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta granted 10 Orders vesting title and approve the sale of the 10 lots of land owned by the Companies.

 

On April 14, 2021 the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta granted an Order vesting title and approving the sale of the Companies’ equipment to Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (Canada) Ltd.

On April 23, 2021, Kalco Farms Ltd. and Kalco Investments Ltd. were assigned into Bankruptcy. The Bowra Group Inc. was appointed Licensed Insolvency Trustee.

Certificate of Appointment – Kalco Farms Ltd.

Certificate of Appointment – Kalco Investments Ltd.

Application Materials: Receivership
 

Application for the Appointment of a Receiver – January 14, 2021

Affidavit of John Hermann – September 17, 2020

Supplemental Affidavit of John Hermann – December 22, 2020

Service List – January 15, 2021

Receivers Reports: 

Receiver’s First Report to Court – April 6, 2021

Receiver’s Second Report to Court – August 12, 2021

Receiver’s Third Report to Court – September 10, 2021

Court Orders
Receivership Order – January 14, 2021

Lot 1 Approval and Vesting Order

Lot 2 Approval and Vesting Order

Lot 3 Approval and Vesting Order

Lot 4 Approval and Vesting Order

Lot 5 Approval and Vesting Order

Lot 6 Approval and Vesting Order

Lot 7 Approval and Vesting Order

Lot 8 Approval and Vesting Order

Lot 9 Approval and Vesting Order

Lot 10 Approval and Vesting Order

Equipment Approval and Vesting Order

Order Approving Activities

Restricted Court Access Order

Order Approving Activities and Interim Distribution – August 27, 2021

Tolling Order – August 27, 2021

Order (John Deere Financial Equipment) – September 10, 2021

Order (Providence Grain Group Inc.) – December 7. 2021

Sale and Vesting Order Application

Application by Receiver – April 14, 2021

Letter to Service List – April 6, 2021 

Letter to Unsecured Creditors – April 6, 2021

Service List – April 6, 2021 

Draft Approval & Vesting Order – Kalco Equipment

Draft Approval & Vesting Order – Kalco Lands

Brief of Law of the Receiver – April 6, 2021

Interim Distribution Application

Application by Receiver – August 27, 2021

Letter to Service List – August 16, 2021

Letter to Justice Grant S. Dunlop – August 16, 2021

Letter to Unsecured Creditors - Aug 17, 2021

Service List – August 16, 2021

Book of Authorities

Brief of Law of the Receiver – August 20, 2021

Draft Order Approving Activities and Interim Distribution - Comparison

Draft Order Approving Activities and Interim Distribution

Creditor Information

 

The First Meeting of Creditors in the Bankruptcy of Kalco Investments Ltd. will be held on the 7th day of May 2021 at 10:00 AM MST via teleconference. Call in details can be found in the creditors package posted below. 

Creditors Package – Kalco Investments Ltd.

Trustee’s Report to Creditors – Kalco Investments Ltd.

 

The First Meeting of Creditors in the Bankruptcy of Kalco Farms Ltd. will be held on the 7th day of May 2021 at 10:30 AM MST via teleconference. Call in details can be found in the creditors package posted below. 

 

Creditors Package – Kalco Farms Ltd.

Trustee’s Report to Creditors – Kalco Farms Ltd.