Bankruptcy News

We've summarized the latest docket activity and news for publicly traded companies currently operating under U.S. Bankruptcy Court protection.

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Goodman Networks Disclosure Statement Approved, Plan Confirmed

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court issued an order approving Goodman Networks' Disclosure Statement and concurrently confirming the Amended Joint Prepackaged Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization. As previously reported, "On the Effective Date, Secured Notes Claims shall be Allowed in the aggregate principal amount of $325,000,000, plus any accrued but unpaid interest, fees, and other expenses arising under or in connection with the Secured Notes Indentures….On the Effective Date, Reorganized Goodman shall (i) issue New PIK Preferred Stock with an initial aggregate liquidation value of $80 million to the Holders of the Secured Notes Claims, (ii) issue the New PIK Preferred Stock with an initial liquidation value of $20 million to the Goodman MBE Group Entity, and (iii) reserve the New PIK Preferred Stock with an initial liquidation value of $5 million for the Management Incentive Plan. All of the New PIK Preferred Stock issued under the Plan shall be duly authorized, validly issued, fully paid, and non-assessable." This telecommunications infrastructure provider filed for Chapter 11 protection on March 13, 2017, listing $254 million in pre-petition assets.

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Lessons from the 1st Turnaround Letter of 32 Years ago

In July, 1986, exactly 32 years ago, George Putnam sent the first Turnaround Letter to subscribers. Technology back then seems like the Stone Age, with hard copy research and primitive CompuServe dial-up service. Wall Street ignored turnaround stocks back then and continues to ignore them today. While technology has changed immensely in 32 years, The Turnaround Letter’s philosophy of selecting out-of-favor companies on the verge of turning around hasn’t changed. Our timeless process helped driven The Turnaround Letter’s independently-verified market-beating returns. Read More.

Comparing Stocks Vs. Bonds

While the common stock of a turnaround candidate usually has the greatest upside potential, other classes of securities, such as bonds or preferred stock, may offer attractive profit possibilities with less risk. Many turnaround companies have only one class of securities available to investors but where there are different classes to choose from, it can pay to do a little extra analysis of the various options.

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Turnaround Letter Stock Pick Named Top Performer of 2017


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What Last Year's Top Stock Pickers Are Buying in 2018


This Forbes write-up follows up on the recent Top Stock Tips report--naming The Turnaround Letter's Crocs recommendation the top performer of 2017: With 90% gains, CROX beat out 100 other investment ideas included in the report; and the stock continues to have value investing appeal, according to Putnam.


George notes, "We see additional upside for the stock in 2018 as management's efforts continue to bear fruit, though the gains will likely be more muted than we saw in 2017."