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BRIEF-Peabody Energy files for U.S. Chapter 11 bankruptcy

April 13 (Reuters) - Peabody Energy Corp

* Peabody Energy files for U.S. Chapter 11 bankruptcy

* Peabody obtained $800 million in debtor-in-possession financing facilities

* As required under New York Stock Exchange regulations, trading in shares of company stock on nyse is expected to be suspended immediately

* Also announced today that planned sale of co’s New Mexico,Colorado assets was terminated after buyer was unable to complete transaction

* No Australian entities are included in filings, and Australian operations are continuing as usual Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Bengaluru Newsroom)

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