Articles by tag: Bankruptcy

More Small Businesses are Going Bankrupt With High Interest Rates and a Shrinking Bank Loan Supply

With fluctuating interest rates and economic uncertainty, the challenges facing the banking sector and, by extension, small to medium-sized businesses, are more complex than many might think. Private debt has several implications which offer a sobering look at how interest rate changes impact not just macroeconomic stability but also loan growth and business…

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From Potential Strikes to Bankruptcies, the Supply Chain Took a Few Punches This Summer. What’s the Outlook for the Rest of 2023?

In the past few weeks, the logistics industry has faced unparalleled challenges. From narrowly avoiding the costliest strike in US history, to major players like Yellow Corporation declaring bankruptcy, it’s evident that the supply chain is experiencing significant turbulence. Amidst this, industry reports indicate a “market cycle slump,” even as the growth of e-commerce…

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Did Toys R Us Have the Right Brick & Mortar Strategy?

On this MarketScale Industry Update, Voice of B2B Daniel Litwin sits down with Melissa Gonzalez, host of MarketScale’s Retail Refined and founder of The Lionesque Group, to give analysis on Toys R Us’ final wave of closings. After being brought under the Bain Capital umbrella and filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, and then reviving its…

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AMC Working to Avoid Bankruptcy as COVID Slowdown Continues

Theater chain AMC, already in debt due to luxury upgrades to its theaters prior to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, is still desperate for cash. It’s projected that the chain will need $750 million to hit its 2021 cash requirements, meaning an influx of more than $100 million in December and an attempt…

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Energy
Path Forward: Borrowing Base Redeterminations In A Restructuring World

Opportune LLP Managing Director David Morris has his finger on the pulse of the oil and gas industry, which makes him uniquely qualified to assess the shifts in the industry as a response to the uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic and its ripple effects on commodity price volatility, forcing many companies to file for…

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E2B: Avoiding Tax Consequences During Oil & Gas Restructurings

With commodity pricing depressed and the coronavirus pandemic continuing to affect industry, many previously passive upstream creditor investors in oil and gas companies are finding their status suddenly changing. Many oil and gas companies and their investors are looking at declaring bankruptcy, which creditors may think they’re ready for. But, they must take income…

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The Potential Ripple Effect of Borden Dairy’s Bankruptcy Filing

With the price of raw milk rising and increased adoption of milk alternatives, a second major U.S. dairy, Borden, has filed for bankruptcy protection. Borden follows in the footsteps of Dean Foods, which also filed for Chapter 11 protection in November. Chapter 11 filings allow for attempted restructuring and reorganization and are less drastic than…

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Construction of the HPC Data Center is Prime Destination for AI Progression
May 17, 2024

As digital infrastructure continues to evolve, the strategic development of data centers is crucial. A recent update from Applied Digital celebrates the progress of the company’s HPC Data Center in Ellendale, North Dakota, positioning it as a pivotal player in the advancement of AI technologies. Highlighted in this special video is the HPC Data…

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Nick Phillips of Applied Digital talks community engagement
Community Engagement is Key for Companies Aiming to Support and Impact Local Communities
May 17, 2024

Corporate responsibility is under the microscope but Applied Digital readily stands out for its positive impact on local communities. As part of the broader discussion on community engagement and economic development, there are several things companies can do to contribute to local prosperity. For a special episode for Applied Digital, Nick Phillips, EVP of…

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Ellendale HPC Datacenter
Ellendale HPC Datacenter
May 17, 2024

The shell of our groundbreaking Ellendale HPC Datacenter is nearly complete! With each panel and beam, we’re closer to launching a hub with unmatched AI capabilities, designed for high-density computing. Watch as we shape the future of AI infrastructure

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Sunstone Partners’ 2024 planning and strategy
Sunstone Partners Offsite 2024
May 17, 2024

Sunstone Partners’ 2024 planning and strategy meeting was held offsite in Calistoga, CA this year.  During the event the team bonded in fun activities like wine making and fantastic meals.  On the business side, there was reflection on the significant accomplishments of the team for the year, as well as focusing on upcoming goals…

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Forever 21 Fails to Live Up to Its Name, Files for Bankruptcy
October 6, 2019

Close to 200 Forever 21 locations may be coming to an abrupt end after the discount retailer filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection this week. The company was undone by declining mall traffic, expensive leases and ecommerce competition over the years. Forever 21 has close to 800 brick-and-mortar locations worldwide, including 534 in the…

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