Sears’ bankruptcy appears imminent
The most recent filing from Sears showed it had only $193 million in cash on goose outlet canada hand as of August 4, the end of cheap canada goose its last fiscal quarter. The canada goose coats company also has $269 million available canada goose outlet uk sale to it from lenders, according to figures official canada goose outlet it released on September 13.
Having so little cash available would make it very difficult for Sears to pay back $134 million in debt due on Monday. Plus, Sears also has to pay its current vendors and employees and stock up inventory before the holidays.
Three companies that sell items at Sears told Reuters this uk canada goose week that Sears had missed payments to them over the canada goose jacket outlet past few canada goose outlet shop weeks. One of canada goose Sears’ major shareholders canada goose uk outlet recently dumped a chunk of his stock for pennies on his original investment. The company added a new director this week who is familiar with bankruptcies and restructuring.
And canada goose factory sale reports are swirling that the company is talking Canada Goose sale to advisers and banks in preparation for a bankruptcy canada goose outlet new york city filing. According to the Wall Street Journal, Sears has hired M III Partners, a boutique advisory firm specializing in seeing companies through bankruptcies and restructuring, The company canada goose outlet uk is also talking to lenders about providing it with debtor in possession financing, CNBC reported. That kind of loan is used by companies that file for bankruptcy to fund operations during the canada goose outlet process. Usually, funding is secured well before the final days.
Companies that file for bankruptcy typically negotiate a special kind of loan to stay canada goose black friday sale in business while they go through the bankruptcy process. There are uk canada goose outlet several reports that Sears is in talks for that kind of financing, but negotiations don’t appear to be going well.
The company’s lenders are encouraging Sears to shut down and liquidate, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. Sears’ management has reportedly said it hopes to use Chapter 11 of the bankruptcy law to stay in business rather than Chapter 7, which leads to closing.
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Sears and Kmart merged to form Sears Holdings in 2005, when they had 3,500 US stores between them. A long series of store closings has left it with under 900 today.
In July Sears canada goose outlet online closed its last store in Chicago, once its hometown. The company recently announced another 46 store closings that will take place just before the start of the holiday shopping period.