Beard Group Podcast

The Beard Group Podcast is dedicated to highlighting individuals in the Corporate Restructuring, Bankruptcy, Distressed Investing, and Complex Litigation practice areas; to sharing their stories, and getting to know the personalities that shape and influence this industry today, and those who have done so in the past.
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Beard Group, Inc., is a law and business publisher founded in 1986.

The world's largest law firms, financial professionals, risk managers and business consultants subscribe to our newsletter titles that include Troubled Company Reporter, Class Action Reporter, Troubled Company Prospector and Turnarounds & Workouts.

We publish more than 300 business, law and finance books, all of which are available at or through your favorite book retailer.

We produce Webinars in the corporate restructuring market and host the annual Distressed Investing Conference in Midtown Manhattan, and we invite you to join us.


Dec 1, 2016

Randall Reese is the president and founder of, an efficient and effective docket research tool with access to a database of more than 3.5 million pleadings from over 2,300 of the largest chapter 11 cases.

In today's episode, Randall joins me to discuss his report titled, "The Year in Bankruptcy Claims Trading: 2015," which has since been updated to include Q1-Q3 of 2016.

The report can be obtained at

In this episode we discuss:

  • Claims trading trends - Lehman vs. non-Lehman
  • Pros and cons of current claims trading environment
  • Retail claims trading
  • Increasing sophistication of claims traders
  • The oddity of two Ponzi scheme cases being among the most active for claims trading over the past two years

To follow Randall's insightful, long-form analysis in Turnarounds & Workouts: News For People Tracking Distressed Businesses, visit

You can also follow Randall on Twitter @chapter11cases

Tags: Bankruptcy, Claims Trading, Investing, Lehman Brothers, Restructuring

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