Jamie Mason

Jamie Mason is a veteran financial journalist who has covered corporate restructuring for The Deal and other publications.

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Despite Price Recovery, Energy Companies Remain Over a Barrel

Despite Price Recovery, Energy Companies Remain Over a Barrel

Restructuring professionals say things in the oil patch are improving and workout activity has slowed, but expect more debt to be converted into equity.

NextEra Energy Is New Buyer of Energy Future Holdings

NextEra Energy Is New Buyer of Energy Future Holdings

Perseverance pays off for the clean energy company, which expressed repeated interest last year in acquiring Oncor, the debtor's electricity transmission and distribution arm.

Tidewater Closes Off 36% on Earnings, Possible Covenant Breach

Tidewater Closes Off 36% on Earnings, Possible Covenant Breach

The company said it may no longer be in compliance with its interest coverage ratio requirement under its loan agreements by June and a covenant violation could occur by mid-August.

Halcón Resources Stock Plummets as Company Prepares for Chapter 11

Halcón Resources Stock Plummets as Company Prepares for Chapter 11

The onshore oil and natural gas exploration and production company has reached an agreement with its noteholders on the terms of a plan to restructure its balance sheet through bankruptcy.

Aéropostale to Aggressively Cut Costs, Headcount

Aéropostale to Aggressively Cut Costs, Headcount

One industry expert believes the mall-based retailer 'is on life support.'

Here Are the Apparel Retailers That May Have a Bad Holiday Season

Here Are the Apparel Retailers That May Have a Bad Holiday Season

Bloated inventories could turn the year's busiest shopping weeks into a nightmare for these retailers, which could lead to bankruptcy.

Victory Energy Calls Off Merger With Lucas Energy After Default

Victory Energy Calls Off Merger With Lucas Energy After Default

Lucas Energy defaulted on its debt earlier this year, while Victory Energy was the subject of a going-concern warning by its auditors in March.

PetroMaroc Raises Capital to Make Missed Interest Payment

PetroMaroc Raises Capital to Make Missed Interest Payment

Oil exploration company that focuses on Morocco received an unsecured promissory note from an "arms length investor."

Enseco Energy Services Gains More Time to Look for Alternative Financing

Enseco Energy Services Gains More Time to Look for Alternative Financing

Energy equipment company has not complied with covenants on its debts and anticipates continued violations.

Corinthian Colleges Files for Chapter 11 to Liquidate

Corinthian Colleges Files for Chapter 11 to Liquidate

Corinthian Colleges has filed for bankruptcy following multiple lawsuits and a regulatory action from the U.S. Department of Education.