Bankruptcy/Chapter 11

A legal procedure that gives a business temporary protection from its creditors while it gets back on its feet


WTSL Bankrupt

Wet Seal Chapter 11 Petition Filed

The Wet Seal and four affiliated Debtors filed for Chapter 11 protection...
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Caesars Entertainment Operating Company Chapter 11 Petition Filed

Caesars Entertainment Operating Company (CEOC), aka Harrah's Operating Company, and certain of its U.S. subsidiaries filed for Chapter 11 protection...
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DTGI Emerges

Digerati Technologies Plan Effective

Digerati Technologies' Second Amended and Restated Plan of Reorganization became effective, and the Company emerged from Chapter 11 protection.
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UNTK Emerges

UniTek Global Services Plan Effective

UniTek Global Services' Joint Prepackaged Plan of Reorganization became effective and the Company emerged from Chapter 11 protection.
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Suntech Bankrupt

Suntech America Chapter 11 Petition Filed

Privately-held Suntech America (aka Suntech Power) and Suntech Arizona filed for Chapter 11 protection...
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Putnam Forecasts Uptick

Bankruptcy Count Lowest Ever; Health Care Filings Lead Count

Corporate Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 bankruptcies declined for the third year, with 2014's public filing count representing the lowest since 1980—and perhaps ever. Also for the third year, health care & medical sector businesses sought U.S. Bankruptcy Court protection with the most frequency.
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HEII Bankrupt

HEI Chapter 11 Petition Filed

HEI filed for Chapter 11 protection...
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The 2014 crop of bankruptcies has not provided distressed investors with very many profits to date.

2014 Bankruptcy Review

A variety of companies with heavy debt loads face significant debt maturities in 2015 and early 2016. If volatility continues in the credit markets, these companies may not be able to refinance the debt when it comes due, and they will be forced to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
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GTOP Liquidates

Genitope Chapter 7 Petition Filed

Genitope filed for Chapter 7 protection...
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TNGN Liquidates

Tengion Chapter 7 Petition Filed

Tengion filed for Chapter 7 protection...
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