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Public company risk is ever-present. Check back for the latest news and advice from CreditRiskMonitor.

Payment Scores Mislead Credit Departments on Public Company Bankruptcy Risk

The FRISK® score cuts through the “cloaking effect” by identifying financially stressed companies with a differentiated and proprietary method that doesn't rely on payment history.

Ferrellgas Partners, L.P.

Never get burned by public company bankruptcy risk -- we look at how the FRISK® score can help you prevent fires within your portfolio, using Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. as a cautionary example.

Pharmaceutical Risk

Two major U.S. pharmaceutical companies possess heightened bankruptcy risk largely due to lawsuits stemming from the opioid crisis. Our models are reflexive enough to give the most accurate forward-looking reads on financial risk when calamities strike.

Trade Contributor Program

The CreditRiskMonitor Trade Contributor Program's many benefits make it one of the most exciting and effective offerings to our subscriber base in determining risk.

The Windstream Holdings Bankruptcy

A recent high-profile bankruptcy within telecom provides a golden example of how reliance on payment data in assessing risk within public companies is foolhardy.

Blue Apron

Blue Apron is promising that it will right-size its business and find an approach that will generate positive EBITDA in 2019. The scramble and the results so far don't inspire confidence, and the recurring cash burn suggests that time is limited. 

FRISK® Score Shows Rising Risk in the Far East

China’s non-financial corporate debt-to-GDP is the highest in the world at 160%, and corporate defaults are now running at a record pace.

The Italian Recession

CreditRiskMonitor's global coverage pinpoints risky companies in Italy, and now is the time to act before another falls into corporate failure.

Navios Maritime Holdings

With concerns surrounding China’s economy and the sharp decline in the Baltic Dry Index, risk professionals should be vigilant in monitoring the changing conditions in the shipping industry. 

PAYCE® Score

As part of our look back at the year that was in 2018, the arrival of the PAYCE® score changed the way our subscribers monitored private company financial risk.

Neiman Marcus Group LTD LLC

Based on Neiman Marcus Group LTD LLC’s bottom-rung FRISK® score of “1,” trade creditors must perform deep financial analysis and take extra care when dealing with the company.

Federal Reserve

The Federal Reserve recently voiced concerns about excessive corporate financial leverage - and risk management departments need to take heed.

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