Famed Plane Maker Hawker Beechcraft Is About To File For Bankruptcy

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It looks like Hawker Beechcraft could be in quite a bit of financial trouble.According to a report on Reuters, Hawker Beechcraft is getting ready to file for bankruptcy.

The company, which was purchased for $3.3 billion in 2007 by Goldman Sachs Group’s private equity arm and Onex Corporation is beginning the process of a prearranged bankruptcy with its biggest lenders.

It is expected that the lenders, who include Centerbridge Partners, Angelo Gordon and Capital Research & Management, are expected to provide up to $500 million to allow Hawker to continue operations while in bankruptcy.

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