A Summary of 2020 Insolvency Filings
Insolvency Insider has released their roundup of last year’s insolvency filings. We have summarized the most relevant information from the 2020 filings here for those who practice on the Commercial List.

Insolvency Insider provides the following analysis of the 244 insolvency filings highlighted in 2020.

  • Retail led all industries with 45 filings mentioned, followed by real estate with 23 filings, manufacturing with 17 filings, food & accommodation with 16 and cannabis with 15.
  • 112 filings were in Ontario, followed by 45 in Alberta and 35 in Quebec.
  • 53 CCAA filings were mentioned. EY had 15 appointments as monitor, followed by Alvarez & Marsal and PwC with 6 appointments each and Richter and BDO with 4 appointments each.
  • Stikeman Elliott was engaged as company counsel in 8 of these CCAA proceedings, followed by Bennett Jones with 7 engagements, Osler with 5 and McCarthy Tétrault and Miller Thomson with 4 engagements each.

About Insolvency Insider

Insolvency Insider, founded by Henry Louis, is a digital media company focused on the insolvency and restructuring industry in Canada. The platform provides information and coverage of the latest insolvency filings, court cases, news and more.