Reorganization is now increasingly favored over liquidation, according to an analysis of COVID-era corporate bankruptcy filings by S&P Global Market Intelligence

Almost 62% of corporate bankruptcy filings last year sought to reorganize or restructure, the highest watermark since 2010, according to S&P dataand 2021 filings are set to outpace last year’s numbers. Conversely, in 2018 and 2019, liquidations were more commonly sought in bankruptcy filings. 


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