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Insolvency rules often vary from one country to the next. Here’s what you need to know when working with the European Union.

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.

High Risk Report

Inventure Foods (NASDAQ: SNAK), a producer of various food brands, currently appears to be in financial trouble. Over the last year, its FRISK® score has declined to the worst possible rating of "1," a major warning sign.

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The retail industry is unstable and suffering, but there are still many companies thriving. You can benefit by learning about what’s working for them.

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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Procurement professionals are in the business of keeping operations running optimally, which is why resilience is a necessity.
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Brazil's political corruption scandal has found its way into many executive suites. This ongoing challenge adds to the business headwinds from the country's three-year economic contraction.

Learn how adding crowdsourced data to the Frisk® score model helps you to do a better job of predicting business bankruptcy.
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By CreditRiskMonitor

Public company defaults and restructurings adversely affect commercial creditors more often than one might think. Our FRISK® score gives financial professionals the ability to assess financial risk in real time for a portfolio of public companies.

Class Dismissed for Gymboree? Peer Analysis Pinpoints Financial Distress
Bankruptcy Case Studies

Gymboree filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on June 11th, shortly after defaulting on its debt. This struggling retailer is another example of the ongoing credit risks still percolating across the retail industry. 

High Risk Report

Retailer 99 Cents Only Stores might be too cheap to compete. Even though discount variety stores have performed quite well over the last few years due to secular economic trends, marginal operators like 99 Cents Only are struggling.

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By CreditRiskMonitor

Credit scores should include more than just payment data to be accurate and timely. Make sure the score you use includes these innovative, advanced data points.

Bankruptcy Case Studies
Ignite Restaurant Group, Inc. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on June 6, 2017. This Bankruptcy Case Study provides important information that helps explain the increases in Ignite's financial risk over the last year or so.
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By CreditRiskMonitor

Moody’s downgraded China’s debt rating from Aa3 (S&P: AA-) to A1 (S&P: A+) in May 2017, given widespread expansion of debt in addition to its expectation of slowing economic growth.

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Make sure your tech has these essential elements so it saves you time instead of causing headaches.
High Risk Report
Frontier Communications' FRISK® score has fallen to its worst possible rating of "1." One factor driving this high risk assessment is CreditRiskMonitor's computation of market capitalization adjusted for dividends.

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