7 Mind-Blowing Numbers From the Lehman Brothers Disaster: Yesterday (9/15) was the 5th anniversary of the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy filing. A couple highlights: 1. Lehman was the largest bankruptcy in U.S. history by asset value at $639.4 Billion. 2. Lehman creditors will receive a paltry $.18 on every dollar they are owed. 3. The annual compensation of Lehman CEO Dick Fuld the year before the company went bankrupt…. $34.4 million. Wow.