Nervous suppliers reportedly had been asking for cash upfront.
Retailers' e-commerce strategies are expensive and generally don't work.
Experts say that distress among five portfolio companies isn't likely to create any serious problem for Bain.
Puerto Rico faces a long road to recovery following Hurricane Maria's devastation three weeks ago. The already-poverty stricken U.S. territory already held over $70 billion in debt prior to the storm.
The activist investor may not have gotten exactly what he wanted at the multinational conglomerate but he is likely pleased with the company's spinoff moves.
The president's promise to "wipe out" Puerto Rico's debt is a sign of things to come.
Trump's suggestion to 'wipe out' Puerto Rico's debt has sent bond prices to an all-time low
The independent oil and gas company has offered to pick up the debtor's Permian Basin assets for $675 million, a court filing shows.
The delay comes as Puerto Rico is faced with a humanitarian crisis "even graver" than its unprecedented economic troubles.