The New York grocery store chain will continue operating under a prepackaged Chapter 11 filing.
Annual returns on equity and fixed income investments will be dragged down by contracting margins and lower global GDP growth, says McKinsey.
Still, the marketplace lender said its "capacity and flexibility to fund loans has never been stronger."
Profits beat analysts' expectations despite a 7% drop in net sales.
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Adjusted net income rose nearly 16% to $7.50 per share, but analysts were expecting earnings of $7.97 per share.
The bankruptcy petition listed assets of $20.7 billion and liabilities of $16.1 billion as of Sept. 30.
AmEx also added roughly 5.4 million new credit card accounts in the U.S., helping revenue to rise 2% to $8.09 billion.
For most companies, Titles II and III of the JOBS Act won't be of much aid in raising substantial capital or attracting investors.
The JOBS Act has been an important tool for pre-IPO companies seeking to raise equity capital.