The following updates and content are provided through the office of the Chief Restructuring Officer (CRO) for the PFI and PISF companies. To be added to the list to receive future updates via email, please click here.

Bankruptcy Information


A searchable FAQ site, including questions asked during recent meetings, will be launched in the coming days with the link available here.

Investor Communities

The following creditor community information is provided here as a courtesy to help creditors who may want to connect with others who are in similar situations. These communities are organized and led by creditors, and are not connected with PFI and PISF.  The information linked below was created by these creditors, not PFI or PISF.

Welcome and general information 
Welcome/Orientation Letter

How to File Claim


  • The proof of Claim Deadline to file claims has been temporarily deferred and will be determined at a later date.  As such, claims are no longer required to be filed before Nov. 23, 2020.
  • Proof of Claim forms are filed with court at the address below, not with PFI, PISF or counsel for the companies.

For your convenience, we are providing you with the Proof of Claim form you will need in order to file a claim against Professional Financial Investors, Inc. (“PFI”) and Professional Investors Security Fund, Inc. (“PISF,” and together with PFI, the “Debtors”) in the jointly-administered chapter 11 bankruptcies currently pending in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California, Case No. 20-30604 and Case No. 20-30579.

The Proof of Claim Form 410 along with instructions from the Bankruptcy Court on how to fill it out are attached here You must use the Proof of Claim Form 410 to file a claim against either of the Debtors for money you believe you may be owed.  

PLEASE NOTE:  We are unable to answer any questions regarding how to fill out the Proof of Claim Form and cannot provide you with legal advice.  If you require assistance or advice on how to fill out a Proof of Claim Form you should seek assistance from your own legal counsel.  

You can submit a Proof of Claim online at in the Quick Links section by clicking on “File an Electronic Proof of Claim” or by mailing your Proof of Claim Form 410 to the following address:

United States Bankruptcy Court
Northern District of California
Office of the Clerk
450 Golden Gate Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102

Please do not send completed claims to PFI, PISF or their proposed counsel, Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP (“SMRH”).  The completed claim forms will only be processed if you submit them through one of the methods described above.

Further information regarding the bankruptcy cases of PFI and PISF, including access to all documents on file with the Court, is available at the following web address:

Finally, there is a creditors’ committee in place to represent your interests.

Investor Updates

Bankruptcy Related Documents

Bankruptcy Committee Forms