Last year, Marc Kaye suffered a cash shortage. He had tuition to pay at three colleges -- including Harvard and Columbia -- and his insurance business wasn’t generating enough commissions to cover the bills.
Trico Marine Services Inc. , a provider of support vessels for the offshore oil and natural-gas industry, filed a motion on Dec. 6 seeking approval of a settlement with holders of high-yield secured notes issued by operating companies not in bankruptcy.
The founder of military body armor supplier Point Blank Solutions Inc. was sentenced to 17 years in prison for siphoning millions of dollars from the company and selling stock based on inside information.
Vitro SAB , Mexico’s largest glassmaker, agreed to dismiss the Chapter 15 petition it filed in New York in mid-December, according to a document submitted yesterday to the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Fort Worth, Texas, where bondholders filed involuntary Chapter 11 petitions a month earlier against Vitro’s U.S. subsidiaries.
Miami’s foreclosure rate ranked at the top of major U.S. metropolitan areas last month as auctions more than tripled, signaling lenders are preparing to sell a backlog of distressed properties amid rising home prices.
Philadelphia Newspapers LLC is aiming to put the company up for auction again next week after the Teamsters union blocked a court-approved sale of the publisher of the Philadelphia Inquirer and Philadelphia Daily News to secured lenders.
American Safety Razor Co. , the fourth-largest maker of wet-shaving blades, filed a Chapter 11 petition yesterday where the company will be sold to first-lien lenders in exchange for debt unless second-lien creditors make arrangements to pay off the senior creditors within seven weeks.
Discount retailer Loehmann’s Inc. received approval from the bankruptcy court for a commitment agreement allowing its reorganization plan to be partly financed with a new $25 million investment from current owner Istithmar World PJSC and Whippoorwill Associates Inc.