Bankruptcy Case Studies

Public company bankruptcy risk is real. Our Bankruptcy Case Studies help explain what went wrong.

FTD Companies, Inc.
Bankruptcy Case Studies

Floral delivery service FTD Companies Inc. wilted under the pressures of enormous debt and growing industry competition.

Bankruptcy Case Studies

A dark and dirty descent into bankruptcy was the story of Cloud Peak Energy Inc., as America's coal industry continues to hover in a volatile space.

Kona Grill, Inc.
Bankruptcy Case Studies

The news that Kona Grill, Inc. went bankrupt was tough to digest for many risk professionals - but not CreditRiskMonitor subscribers, who would have been aware of the restaurant chain's financial struggles for years.

Debenhams Plc
Bankruptcy Case Studies

Debenhams Plc's pre-pack administration takes us across the pond to the United Kingdom, where the popular British retailer collapsed in a rapid fashion.

Jones Energy, Inc.
Bankruptcy Case Studies

Everything's bigger in Texas -- including debt in public companies. Oil & gas leader Jones Energy, Inc. has filed for bankruptcy, and our subscribers saw it coming well in advance.

Hexion Inc.
Bankruptcy Case Studies

High-profile Hexion Inc. has met bankruptcy after years of racking up debt while paying their bills on time to avoid backlash from creditors.

Windstream Holdings, Inc.
Bankruptcy Case Studies

Telecom leader Windstream Holdings, Inc. paid their bills on time right up to their bankruptcy filing – while payment data analysis missed their troubles, the FRISK® score noted their elevated risk level for years.

Parker Drilling Company
Bankruptcy Case Studies

This Bankruptcy Case Study shows that Parker Drilling Company was choked by more than a half a billion dollars in debt in 2018, never rising above a FRISK® score of "1."

PetroQuest Energy, Inc.
Bankruptcy Case Studies

Anchored off the United States' Gulf Coast Basin, PetroQuest Energy, Inc. could not further weather steep drops in sales and working capital, which in large part led to their bankruptcy.

Westmoreland Coal Company
Bankruptcy Case Studies

U.S.-based mining outfit Westmoreland Coal Company filed for Bankruptcy in Oct. 2018, unable to service it's debt load once loanable collateral had been exhausted.

Sears Holdings Corporation
Bankruptcy Case Studies

Iconic American department store operator Sears Holdings Corporation has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, becoming easily the highest-profile casualty of the "Retail Apocalypse" to date.

Hooper Holmes, Inc.
Bankruptcy Case Studies

CreditRiskMonitor’s FRISK® score had been warning of tremendous financial stress at healthcare provider Hooper Holmes, Inc. for more than a year's time before their bankruptcy filing in late August.

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