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News Manufacturing General
July 20, 2020  

Engine maker Briggs & Stratton files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Pandemic pushes the manufacturer into reorganization, has secured secured debtor-in-possession financing of $677.5 million.

News General
March 24, 2020  

PG&E reaches bankruptcy deal with California governor

The utility’s outdated system triggered a series of catastrophic wildfires in 2017 and 2018.

News Manufacturing General
February 11, 2020  

Insolvencies up last year as business filings rise for first time since 2001 [UPDATED]

The mining, oil and gas sector led the way with a 75% increase.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
May 3, 2019  

Trident bankruptcy may show lenders viewing industry differently: CAPP

Trident is abandoning 4,392 licensed wells, pipelines and other facilities.

News Manufacturing General
October 29, 2018  

American Apparel stages comeback with a few twists and a Canadian owner

Gildan Activewear won an auction to buy American Apparel, after it entered bankruptcy protection.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
June 27, 2017  

Bankrupt Takata’s air bags still out there; huge replacement challenge

100 million inflators installed worldwide, could take years to get them off the road.

News Manufacturing Metals General
February 2, 2016  

US Steel Canada begins sale under creditor protection

Lake Erie and Hamilton Works operations employ about 2,000 workers.

News Energy Oil & Gas General Operations Sustainability
June 3, 2015  

Ivanhoe Energy declares bankruptcy

Restructuring talks with creditors fail.

News Chemicals Manufacturing General
March 24, 2015  

Freedom Industries pleads guilty to pollution charges

Chemical spill contaminates West Virginia’s Elk River.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
September 10, 2014  

GM denies ambushing dealers with 2009 wind down

Dealers sue for $750 million; claim with more time they’d have received a better deal.

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August 13, 2014  

New Saab owner facing bankruptcy petition

A supplier is petitioning a Swedish court to declare the company bankrupt after it failed to pay $22,000 bill.

News Automotive General
April 16, 2014  

GM asking court to shield it from ignition claims

Strategy aims at conduct that took place before its 2009 bankruptcy.

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January 13, 2014  

Judge orders auction for Fisker, rejects private sale to Hybrid

Bankruptcy judge Kevin Gross refused to accept Hybrid’s plan to use $75 million it says it’s owed as Fisker’s senior secured lender as a credit bid for Fisker’s assets.

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January 9, 2014  

Chinese auto parts maker increases bid for Fisker

The fight heats up for troubled electric car maker.

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December 11, 2013  

Bankruptcy judge approves outline of Fisker’s Chapter 11 plan

Quick sale of the electric vehicle manufacturer remains on track.