This Opinion constitutes the findings of fact and
conclusions of law of the Court pursuant to Rule 7052 of theFederal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure, which is made applicableto contested matters by Rule 9014 of the Federal Rules ofBankruptcy Procedure.The Settlement Noteholders (Owl Creek Asset Management,
L.P., Appaloosa Management, L.P., Centerbridge Partners, LP, andAurelius Capital Management LP, and several of their respectiveaffiliates) hold claims in various classes, including SeniorNotes, Senior Subordinated Notes, and PIERS claims.
IN THE UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURTFOR THE DISTRICT OF DELAWARE
In re:)Chapter 11)WASHINGTON MUTUAL, INC., et al.,)Case No. 08-12229 (MFW))Debtors.)Jointly Administered
Before the Court is the request of Washington Mutual, Inc.(“WMI”) and WMI Investment Corp. (collectively the “Debtors”) forconfirmation of their Sixth Amended Joint Plan of AffiliatedDebtors Pursuant to Chapter 11 of the United States BankruptcyCode, filed on October 6, 2010, as modified on October 29 andNovember 24, 2010 (the “Plan”). The Plan incorporates a GlobalSettlement among the Debtors, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. (“JPMC”),the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (“FDIC”) in itscorporate capacity and as receiver for Washington Mutual Bank(“WMB”), certain settling creditors (the “SettlementNoteholders”), certain WMB Senior Noteholders, and the
Creditors’ Committee (collectively, the “Plan Supporters”). The
Docket #6528 Date Filed: 1/7/2011