Bankruptcy Case Studies

Public company bankruptcy risk is real. Our Bankruptcy Case Studies help explain what went wrong.

Bankruptcy Case Studies

Quiksilver, Inc. is a United States-based company that develops boardshorts and clothing for mountain and ocean lovers across the globe. It filed for bankruptcy on September 9, 2015.

Bankruptcy Case Studies

Sabine Oil & Gas Corporation, formerly Forest Oil Corporation, is an independent oil and natural gas company that filed bankruptcy on July 15, 2015.  The Company is engaged in the acquisition, development, exploitation and exploration of oil and natural gas properties in North America. 

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Molycorp, Inc. is a rare earths producer that filed bankruptcy on June 25, 2015 . The Company operates in four business segments: Resources, Chemicals and Oxides, Magnetic Materials and Alloys and Rare Metals. 

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Local Corporation is a technology and advertising company that filed bankruptcy on June 23, 2015. It provides its search results to consumers who are searching online for local businesses, products and services. 

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Saratoga Resources, Inc. is an independent oil and natural gas company that filed bankruptcy on June 18, 2015.

The Company engaged in the production, development, acquisition and exploitation of crude oil and natural gas properties.

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American Eagle Energy Corporation is an energy company that filed for bankruptcy on May 8, 2015.

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Dune Energy, Inc. is an independent energy company that originally filed for bankruptcy on March 8, 2015. The Company engaged in the exploration, development, acquisition and exploitation of crude oil and natural gas properties, with interests along the Louisiana and Texas Gulf Coast.

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Cal Dive International, Inc. (CDI) is a marine contractor that filed bankruptcy on March 3, 2015. The Company provides manned diving, pipelay and pipe burial, platform installation and platform salvage services to a diverse customer base in the offshore oil and natural gas industry.

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RadioShack Corporation, now RS Legacy Corp., filed bankruptcy on February 5, 2015. The company is engaged in the retail sale of consumer electronics goods and services through its RadioShack store chain. 

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Cache, Inc. is a specialty retailer that originally filed bankruptcy on February 4, 2015. The Company’s merchandise offerings extend from eveningwear to casual and daytime sportswear, which encompasses a range of tops, bottoms, dresses and accessories.

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The Wet Seal, Inc. (now SEAL 123, Inc.) originally filed bankruptcy on January 15, 2016. It is a multi-channel specialty retailer selling fashion apparel and accessory items designed for female customers aged 13 to 34 years old through the Company stores and e-commerce websites.

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dELiA*s, Inc. is a multi-channel retail company that filed for bankruptcy on December 7, 2014. The Company is engaged in marketing its products to teenage girls, through websites, direct mail catalogues and retail stores.

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