Bruin E&P Partners LLC and its affiliates (“Bruin”), a Houston oil and gas company backed by private equity firm ArcLight, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy  protection on July 16, 2020 in the Southern District of Texas. Like other companies in the oil & gas industry, the coronavirus pandemic has reduced global need for fuel and

Global Eagle Entertainment Inc. filed for bankruptcy in Delaware on Wednesday, July 22, 2020, becoming the latest travel-related bankruptcy during the pandemic.  Global Eagle provides Wi-Fi services to airlines and ships, and plans to turn ownership over to Apollo Global Management Inc. and other lenders.

The debtors receive approximately a fifth of their revenue from

Muji USA Ltd., the U.S. division of the iconic Japanese home and goods fashion retailer, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on July 10, 2020 in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, with plans to reposition the brand’s e-commerce division.

Chapter 11 bankruptcy filings permit a struggling businesses to continue its operations

Background on the Debtors

The iconic retail brand, Brooks Brothers, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Wednesday, July 8, 2020 in the Delaware Bankruptcy Court.

Founded in 1818, Brooks Brothers is one of the country’s oldest retailers.  In light of the coronavirus, rent had become a significant burden for the retailer.  To date, Brooks

Lucky Brand became the latest retailer to seek bankruptcy protection when it filed for chapter 11 protection in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware on Friday, July 3rd.  Lucky Brand joins J.Crew, Neiman Marcus and J.C. Penney, all of which filed for bankruptcy during the pandemic.

Matthew A. Kaness, Lucky Brand