Hotel Company Founded by John Q. Hammons Enters Chapter 11

A Missouri-based hotel company founded by hotelier John Q. Hammons filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection with assets and debts each more than $ 1 billion, according to court papers. Read the Daily Bankruptcy Review article via The Wall Street Journal.

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