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Scott Markowitz Quoted in the Wall Street Journal Article on Recipients of PPP Loans Filing for Bankruptcy

November 17, 2020

On November 17, 2020,  Bankruptcy and Corporate Restructuring Co-Chair  and Partner Scott Markowitz was quoted in The Wall Street Journal article, “Hundreds of Companies That Got Stimulus Aid Have Failed- Recipients of PPP loans have filed for bankruptcy after the money ran out.” The article delves into the wide range of companies that have received PPP loans as a result of the pandemic and subsequently filed for bankruptcy.

One such company discussed is long time Tarter Krinsky & Drogin client, the Martinique New York on Broadway, Curio Collection by Hilton, a famous 121 year old landmark Manhattan hotel. Scott explains that “when you have a hotel that is normally operating at 90% occupancy and is now operating at 20% occupancy, it is devastating.” Scott adds, “The PPP money has helped, but the PPP loan is not enough to get it through the pandemic.”

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