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Bankruptcy Case Study

Textile manufacturer Pan Brothers Tbk PT unsuccessfully relied on a strategy of using short-term working-capital facilities to cover its long cash-conversion cycle, leading to eventual bankruptcy.

Bankruptcy Case Study

Skies aren't so friendly anymore for one of Asia's largest airliners, reorganizing in court and leaving creditors to collect the scraps - except for those savvy folks who relied on the FRISK® score to sidestep risk.

Bankruptcy Case Study

Multiple regulation violations in the securities market coupled with the bizarre departure of company chairman Jianming Zhou were among the deathblows for Chinese polymer producer Jiangsu Dewei, who filed for Chapter 15 bankruptcy just before the new year.

Bankruptcy Case Study

Alas, bankruptcy was the best fit for Sequential Brands Group, Inc., owner of Jessica Simpson, Joe's Jeans, And1, Avia, and other apparel brands. The company filed for Chapter 11 protection after failing to comply with the amended credit agreement.

Bankruptcy Case Study

With an enduring COVID-19 pandemic both weakening crude oil prices globally and sinking their revenue, Basic Energy Services, Inc. has opted for bankruptcy protection for the second time in five years.

Bankruptcy Case Study

Adios, Grupo Posadas. COVID-19 and government-mandated lockdowns in Mexico strained the popular hotel operator's liquidity to the point of bankruptcy.

Bankruptcy Case Study

Trouble Down Under? Metal mining equipment and services operator Boart Longyear Limited filed a Chapter 15 bankruptcy petition to gain recognition of its Scheme of Arrangement proceeding with primary interests in Australia.

Bankruptcy Case Study

Although crude oil prices snapped back in recent months, Denver-based Highpoint Resources filed bankruptcy not long after the publication of our High Risk Report.

Bankruptcy Case Study

For the second time in four years, Seadrill Limited is bankrupt. The company is the latest in a series of offshore rig firms to seek court protection from creditors following spending cuts by the energy sector in wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Bankruptcy Case Study

Unfortunately, bankruptcy fit Christopher & Banks Corporation perfectly, as the women's apparel retailer was walloped by the economic downturn brought on by COVID-19.

Bankruptcy Case Study

Out of gas: American propane giant Ferrellgas Partners L.P. has met bankruptcy after years of financial turmoil and ever-growing risk.

Bankruptcy Case Study

Bankruptcy is the biggest faux pas in fashion retail. What factors drove iconic women's clothing store Francesca's towards a Chapter 11 filing? We explore.