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U.S. Bankruptcy Tracker: Busiest Week for Courts Since Last Year

April 19, 2022, 1:00 PM

U.S. bankruptcy courts last week were busier with new, large insolvencies than they have been since September of last year.

  • There were five large filings last week, the most seen since the first week of September 2021, according to data compiled by Bloomberg
    • Note: large filings are those with liabilities of at least $50 million
Source: Bloomberg
  • There have now been 18 large bankruptcies filed this year as of April 18, still the slowest pace since at least 2008
    • The second slowest year came in 2015, which had seen 27 large bankruptcies as of April 18, data compiled by Bloomberg show ...