(Reuters) - Canada’s specialty paper and newsprint producer Catalyst Paper Corp CTL.TO filed a Chapter 15 proceeding in a U.S. bankruptcy court in Delaware, court papers showed.
The Richmond, British Columbia-based company listed both assets and liabilities of more than $1 billion in a court filing.
Catalyst has been struggling with rising costs of recycled fiber and energy, and lower demand from China.
In December, the company had deferred interest payments of $21 million and said it is reviewing alternatives to address its capital structure.
The case is In re: Catalyst Paper Holdings Inc, U.S. Bankruptcy Court District of Delaware, No. 12-10219.
Reporting by Kavyanjali Kaushik in Bangalore; Editing by Muralikumar Anantharaman