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Q2 2017 experienced a 10% increase in business bankruptcy filings over Q1 2017 and a 1% uptick over Q2 2016, but a 35% rise in filings over the 2015's Q2 figures. The 2017 YTD business bankruptcy filing figure increased just 1% compared to the first six months of 2016 but rose 34% compared to the first six months of 2015.
Though overall bankruptcy activity is trending upward, public company bankruptcies are down 30% thus far in 2017: 43 public companies filed for bankruptcy in the first six months of 2017, versus 61 in 2016. The total asset count for public company bankruptcies during the first six months of 2017 was approximately half of 2016's figure. Although there has been a lot of press about the struggling Retail industry recently, the Energy sector has continued to dominate the bankruptcy rolls--with 16 of 43, or 37%, of public company bankruptcies coming from Oil & Gas, Mining and other Energy sectors.
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