Bankruptcy Case Studies

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

Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc.
Bankruptcy Case Studies

California-based biopharmaceutical company Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc. failed to pass our FRISK® score inspection for years, ultimately filing for bankruptcy in early 2018.

Cenveo, Inc.
Bankruptcy Case Studies

Stop the presses: U.S. printing mainstay Cenveo, Inc. met bankruptcy in early 2018. Our subscribers were well aware of Cenveo's troubles for more than a year, however, thanks to the FRISK® score and our crowdsourced behavioral data.

Carillion PLC
Bankruptcy Case Studies

Carillion PLC filed for compulsory liquidation at the start of 2018, putting an end to a ghastly and abrupt decline for the U.K. integrated support service operator. We tracked their decline in this unique Bankruptcy Case Study.

Rand Logistics, Inc.
Bankruptcy Case Studies

Shipping company Rand Logistics, Inc., drowned in a proverbial sea of debt in the months leading up to their January 2018 bankruptcy.

The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc.
Bankruptcy Case Studies

The "retail apocalypse" rages on in the United States, as department store The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. filed for bankruptcy in February 2018.

Real Industry, Inc. Bankruptcy Case Study
Bankruptcy Case Studies
Real Industry, Inc., suffered from costly debt financing, their risk further spotlighted by crowdsourced data harvested from credit managers.
Cumulus Media Bankruptcy Case Study
Bankruptcy Case Studies

Cumulus Media's FRISK® score of "1" highlighted an elevated probability of bankruptcy well before it filed for Chapter 11. Here were some of the warning signs.

Paperweight Development Corp.
Bankruptcy Case Studies

North American-based Paperweight Development Corp., a manufacturer of coated paper products, showed net losses in each of it's last five quarters and also a sharp decline in working capital on the eve of it's bankruptcy in October 2017.

Toys "R" Us Bankruptcy Case Study
Bankruptcy Case Studies

An iconic specialty retailer of toys and baby products, Toys "R" Us, Inc. filed for bankruptcy on Sept. 19, 2017.

TerraVia Bankruptcy Case Study
Bankruptcy Case Studies

TerraVia, a food and kindred products company, filed for bankruptcy in August 2017. CreditRiskMonitor's FRISK® Score consistently indicated that the company was the one of the riskiest within a declining industry.

Bankruptcy Case Studies

Multi-billion dollar utility GenOn Energy Inc. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy restructuring on June 14, 2017. This outcome primarily resulted from GenOn's excessive debt load and persistent weakness in natural gas prices.

Bankruptcy Case Studies
Sears Canada's Chapter 11 restructuring is a reminder of the sustained pressures impacting the broader retail industry, and department stores in particular. The crowdsourced research behavior of CreditRiskMonitor's subscriber base helped signal the high financial risk attached to Sears Canada in the months leading up to its bankruptcy filing.

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