Largest bankruptcies

Largest bankruptcies$1.782 trillion

The infographic above is an oldie but goodie.  It came out a few weeks after General Motors’ 2009 bankruptcy filing and maps out what are still to this date the 20 largest corporate bankruptcies in U.S. history.  The spectacular Lehman Brothers collapse in 2008 which took down one of the world’s largest and most respected financial institutions and $691 billion in pre-bankruptcy assets – still leads the list.   Continue reading