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New High Yield Bond Ratings January 18 – January 22, 2021

At least 15 companies received revisions on high yield bond ratings during the week of January 18 - January 22, 2021. These...

New Chapter 11 Filings, Disclosures: January 18 – January 22, 2021

At least two major companies have either filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection or defaulted on loans during the week of January...

NRA Files for Bankruptcy, Plans to Leave New York

The National Rifle Association declared Chapter 11 bankruptcy on January 15, 2020 in the Northern District of Texas. The NRA plans to...

New Chapter 11 Filings, Disclosures: January 11 – January 15, 2021

At least three major companies have either filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection or defaulted on loans during the week of January...

Loves Furniture Files for Bankruptcy After Purchasing Art Van Stores

Loves Furniture & Mattress, a brand new furniture realtor that opened its doors less than a year ago, filed for Chapter 11...

Dim Outlook for Sears, Kmart in Changing Retail Space

COVID-19 forced many retailers in 2020 to close stores, file for bankruptcy, or both. While Sears and Kmart, both of which had...

PE Firms See Fewest Distressed Assets of 2020 During Q4

The U.S. economy continued to show signs of a late-year recovery. After greatly suffering in the spring from the initial shock of...

New Chapter 11 Filings, Disclosures: January 4 – January 8, 2021

At least four major companies have either filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection or defaulted on loans during the week of January...

Q4 Report Shows Majority of Defaults Occurred in Energy Sector

The U.S. economy went through considerable improvements in Q4 2020, after the devastating effects of the pandemic left an uncertain outlook. Only...

Retail CEOs Received Bonuses even as COVID Forced Companies into Bankruptcy

Retailers have suffered greatly in the U.S. from the COVID-19 pandemic, with many filing for bankruptcy protections. But some of the largest...

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New SPAC ECP Environmental Growth Opportunities Corp. to Help Combat Climate Change

ECP Environmental Growth Opportunities Corp. has filed paperwork with the SEC registering 25 million units to trade on the NASDAQ. These filings...

Challenges in Life Sciences: What 2020 Meant for This Industry

When we compare life sciences and healthcare to other industries, the strategy in the former is much more fragmented. The pricing practices are also relatively unbalanced while the product cycle is quite long as well.

Tencent Music Group Acquires Lazy Audio

Tencent Music Group (NYSE: TME) announced on Friday Jan. 15 that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Lazy Audio....

New High Yield Bond Ratings January 18 – January 22, 2021

At least 15 companies received revisions on high yield bond ratings during the week of January 18 - January 22, 2021. These...

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President Donald Trump announced on Aug. 6 that his administration will reimpose tariffs on aluminum imports from Canada. The tariffs are expected...
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Brazil Imposes 20% Tariff on U.S. Ethanol Imports

Future U.S. ethanol exports to Brazil will face levies of 20 percent due to the expiration of a tariff-rate quota (TRQ).

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Medical device company, Eargo, recently announced the closing of a $71 million Series E financing round led by Longitude Capital. According to...

Blackstone Second Core Fund Closes At Eight Billion

Private equity giant, Blackstone, has just hit a major milestone this week. The company announced that their second core fund, also known...

Astrea Acquisition Corporation Files for IPO Looking for a Target in a Few Different...

According to paperwork filed with the SEC, Astrea Acquisition Corporation has filed for its IPO. Moreover, this deal registers up to 17.25...