Kelsey Butler

Kelsey Butler is the bankruptcy group's team leader, covering corporate filings in health care, energy and retail. She has previously served as managing editor of wealth management publication Private Asset Management and staff reporter at community news weekly Town Journal.

Recent Articles By The Author

Ziff Davis to Lead Gawker Bidding

Ziff Davis to Lead Gawker Bidding

The digital media company behind sites including AskMen and PCMag offers $90 million for its peer, forced into Chapter 11 by a Hulk Hogan lawsuit.

Gawker Wants to Pay Employees as It Works to Pause Hogan Lawsuit

Gawker Wants to Pay Employees as It Works to Pause Hogan Lawsuit

The New York digital media company hopes to continue business as usual while in the midst of a legal battle with the former wrestler.

Hogan Lawsuit Slams Gawker Into Chapter 11

Hogan Lawsuit Slams Gawker Into Chapter 11

The New York media company, which lost a $140 million verdict and was recently denied a new trial, intends to sell its business to Ziff Davis.

End Is Nigh for Sports Authority

End Is Nigh for Sports Authority

The Greenwood, Colo., sporting goods retailer begins going-out-of-business sales following a failed restructuring attempt and a lack of going-concern bids.

Sports Authority Files for Bankruptcy

Sports Authority Files for Bankruptcy

The sporting goods retailer intends to close up to 200 underperforming stores, shutter distribution centers in Chicago and Denver, and exit the Texas market altogether.

KaloBios Distances Itself From Ex-CEO Martin Shkreli, Wants to Pay Employee Bonuses

KaloBios Distances Itself From Ex-CEO Martin Shkreli, Wants to Pay Employee Bonuses

San Francisco biopharmaceutical company KaloBios says the highly competitive nature of its industry makes bonus payments necessary to retain eight workers.

American Apparel's Bankruptcy Complicated by New Offer

American Apparel's Bankruptcy Complicated by New Offer

The Los Angeles retailer hopes to secure confirmation of a reorganization plan that proposes a debt-for-equity swap.

Jim Cramer -- Deal Activity May Slow in 2016; Beware 'Unicorns'

Jim Cramer -- Deal Activity May Slow in 2016; Beware 'Unicorns'

Jim Cramer says that only a limited number of stocks will do well in the coming year, and that the number of deals may drop.

$10 Billion+ 'Mega Deals' Will Be Even Bigger Next Year

$10 Billion+ 'Mega Deals' Will Be Even Bigger Next Year

Global M&A is expected to reach the $4.46 trillion mark in 2015, according to McKinsey & Co.

Bankruptcy Filing Isn't Allowed for Marijuana Businesses -- So Now What?

Bankruptcy Filing Isn't Allowed for Marijuana Businesses -- So Now What?

Federal law prevents cannabis businesses from reorganizing in court, but for the first time the debate has gotten to a high judicial level.