After four months of continual decline, commercial Chapter 11 bankruptcy filings rebounded by 42% in June, while all commercial chapter filings increased by 11%, according to Epiq Systems’ AACER bankruptcy information services. Despite the recent uptick, commercial and all-chapter bankruptcies were significantly depressed in the first half of 2021 compared with the same period in 2020.

The first six months of 2021 have yielded 41% of the all-chapter filings compared with the first half of 2020. While commercial bankruptcies climbed in June, all-chapter filings were flat and noncommercial filings were down 2% from May.