Economy 10 Years of Lehman Brothers' Bankruptcy: Here's what it meant for India Updated : September 15, 2018 11:02 AM IST With total debts of $613 billion against total assets of $639 billion and 25,000 employees worldwide, Lehman's bankruptcy was said to be the largest in the history. Lehman Brothers' crisis further led to global financial crisis that year with the development hitting several economies as global markets plummeted immediately. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.