Business Events Business Failures

  • April 21- SunEdison Inc, once the fastest-growing U.S. renewable energy company, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Thursday after a short-lived but aggressive binge of debt-fueled acquisitions proved unsustainable. In its bankruptcy filing, the company said it had assets of $20.7 billion and liabilities of $16.1 billion as of Sept. 30.

  • In its bankruptcy filing, the company said it had assets of $20.7 billion and liabilities of $16.1 billion as of Sept. 30. Shares of SunEdison were halted, and last traded at about 34 cents on the New York Stock Exchange. The company's stock traded as high as $33.44 in July 2015.

  • In its bankruptcy filing, the company said it had assets of $20.7 billion and liabilities of $16.1 billion as of Sept. 30. "Our decision to initiate a court-supervised restructuring was a difficult but important step to address our immediate liquidity issues," said Ahmad Chatila, SunEdison chief executive officer. Shares of SunEdison were halted, and last traded...

  • One guy accidentally deletes his company with a line of code

    Marco Marsala mistakenly ran a Bash script, erasing all data from his device.

  • April 14- U.S. oil and gas producer Energy XXI Ltd, which has operations in Louisiana, Texas and the Gulf of Mexico, said on Thursday it has filed for bankruptcy protection, becoming one of the biggest casualties of the oil rout to date. The company will eliminate more than $2.8 billion in debt from its balance sheet through the Chapter 11 restructuring, it said in a...

  • April 6- Struggling surfwear chain Pacific Sunwear of California Inc has accelerated its bankruptcy plans after negotiating with lenders and could file for Chapter 11 protection as soon as Wednesday night, Bloomberg reported. The retailer has worked out a deal with private equity firm Golden Gate Capital to help the company avoid liquidation, Bloomberg...

  • Trump fact check

    CNBC's Robert Frank looks at the reality behind Donald Trump's business ventures including his water label, steaks, and winery.

  • Food recalls: Glass found in baby food

    CNBC's Tyler Mathisen and Amanda Drury report on the latest food recalls.

  • A selection of cupcakes is seen at Crumbs Bake Shop.

    When Crumbs shuttered its remaining stores, it seemed like an abrupt ending for a company that opened a decade ago to ride the wave of popularity of the sugary treat.

  • Loehmann's department store in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York.

    Loehmann's, the 92-year-old discount clothing chain, has filed for bankruptcy protection for a third time and said it is prepared to sell its assets to a group of liquidators.

  • Orchard Supply Hardware Stores has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, with rival retailer Lowe's Companies set to buy the majority of its assets for $205 million in cash.

  • Specialized hedge funds which transformed corporate bankruptcies may be poised to descend on another landscape: struggling cities and counties - and no place beckons more than Detroit.

  • Under conditions to be announced Saturday, depositors in Bank of Cyprus will get shares in the bank worth 37.5 percent of their deposits over 100,000 euros, while the rest may never be paid back.

  • The president of Cyprus said on Friday the risk of bankruptcy had been contained and the country had no intention of leaving the euro.

  • The Enemy of Engagement

    "Did you know that a silent killer is lurking in your company? We’re talking about workplace frustration, which can undermine the energy, enthusiasm, and performance of your best talent."