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Bankruptcy Case Study

American retailer Pier 1 Imports, Inc. struggled to stay solvent, leading to filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. As the chain plans to close nearly half its stores, we focus on how things deteriorated to this point and how our subscribers were notified early. 

Bankruptcy Case Study

Extra, extra! Read all about it: The McClatchy Company, one of the nation's largest newspaper publishers, has filed for bankruptcy protection.

Bankruptcy Case Study

A popular technology solutions provider to the energy sector, Houston-based McDermott International, Inc. has met Chapter 11 bankruptcy - a fate which wouldn't have surprised vigilant CreditRiskMonitor subscribers.

Bankruptcy Case Study

Baby bankruptcy boom: American retailer Destination Maternity Corporation has met Chapter 11. Our suspicions about their heightened financial risk, however, were born more than a year before their filing.

Bankruptcy Case Study

The Dean Foods Company has met its expiration date. Why - and how - did bankruptcy become a reality for this American dairy giant? We explore.

Bankruptcy Case Study

Canadian oil & gas titan Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. suffered under the weight of tremendous debt, keeping their FRISK® score pinned down before eventual bankruptcy.

Bankruptcy Case Study

Our subscribers who had global travel giant Thomas Cook Group plc in their portfolios as the company's debt soared and working capital eroded were provided ample time to sidestep financial risk thanks to the FRISK® score.

Bankruptcy Case Study

Retail leader Fred's, Inc. tried to stave off Chapter 11 with new leadership while hundreds of their drugstores closed for good. A household name in much of the U.S., we look at what led to their rapid decline.

Bankruptcy Case Study

They paid their bills on time right up until the day they filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. If you're in oil & gas, spotting risk within Sanchez Energy Corporation would have required deeper drilling.

Bankruptcy Case Study

Risk professionals who did not heed CreditRiskMonitor and strikingly low daily FRISK® scores for Weatherford International plc failed to see it's true bankruptcy potential.

Bankruptcy Case Study

Houston-based Halcón Resources Corporation is the latest North American energy company to meet bankruptcy in 2019. Their weak liquidity, lack of working capital and excessive corporate overhead all ultimately proved too much to keep Chapter 11 at bay.

Bankruptcy Case Study

Monitronics International, Inc. met Chapter 11 in 2019 but CreditRiskMonitor subscribers had the opportunity to survey danger in this electronic security industry leader far ahead of their bankruptcy filing.