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CASE STUDY 1 - PRE-PACK SALE OF FLOWER BUSINESS - A flower business was placed into administration after reporting a loss at the end of the financial year although still generating sizeable revenue, having substantial assets and a considerable customer base. Our corporate recovery team was able to broker a pre-pack sale to a home shopping group; primarily testing the market with the full support of the funders while the business was still trading.
We consequently saved all viable parts of the business including 30 jobs, a large network of 750 florists and the entire customer base.
CASE STUDY 2 - 245 JOBS SAVED BY PRE-PACK ADMINISTRATION - One of the UK’s largest mobile phone retailers experienced a cash crisis after aborting the purchase of a large number of extra retail outlets. This was compounded by borrowing conditions, which suddenly worsened. With 245 jobs and 75 outlets at stake, our team successfully orchestrated a complex ‘pre-pack’ administration, whereby the company was placed into administration while its assets were simultaneously sold to a new company.
The business continued trading without a break, saving all 245 jobs at a time of increasing unemployment.
CASE STUDY 3 - PRE-PACK SALE OF CONVEYANCING PRACTICE - A property conveyancing practice sold its traditional commercial and private client business that employed around 40 staff, to another practice. Following this, the practice experienced problems when a major provider of remortgage work reduced its panel of legal firms and withdrew its current instructions of about 3,550.
Our team of administrators were successful in pre-packaging the sale of the remaining practice to a number of other firms, preserving a proportion of jobs and ensuring that the interests of the firm’s clients were and creditors looked after on an ongoing basis.
CASE STUDY 4 - MANAGEMENT SAVE BUSINESS IN PRE-PACK SALE - A granite and stone business was placed into administration following a change in its business model which brought a host of problems to its operations and, coupled with poor trading conditions, resulted in a massive downturn in sales. Our team of specialists were able to broker a pre-pack sale to the existing management.
Without this deal the financial situation of the business was such that it would have ceased trading due to the lack of new orders and liquidity problems. The deal saved 21 jobs.
When the company’s existing invoice finance provider called in the facility, we had only a short time in which to secure alternative funding for the business. Within the six week period available we were able to identify an appropriate finance provider and complete the application process ensuring a smooth transition between the new and existing lenders.Read the Case Study View all Case Studies
Tuesday 29th March, 2016 Written by Keith Tully
A construction firm based on Merseyside has completed a pre-pack administration process that sees between 30 and 40 of its employees remain in their posts and the business rescued from the prospect of collapse.Learn More…
Wednesday 17th February, 2016 Written by Keith Tully
It has emerged that several of Blue Inc’s creditors could be left out of pocket after the men’s fashion retail company carried out a pre-pack administration process.Learn More…
Tuesday 16th February, 2016 Written by Keith Tully
A pre-pack administration deal has seen more than a thousand jobs saved across the operations of the footwear retailer Brantano, which has dozens of stores around the UK.Learn More…
20th September 2017 Confidence among the UK’s small businesses has slumped to the lowest levels recorded since the immediate aftermath of the 2016 Brexit referendum.
13th September 2017 The public relations (PR) and communications company Bell Pottinger has fallen into administration in the UK following its involvement in a highly controversial campaign for a billionaire family in So
5th September 2017 At least two players for Manchester United are reportedly being probed by HMRC as part of a wider investigation into tax planning arrangements common within the football industry.
4th September 2017 Confidence among British companies slid back during August to a level not seen for 12 months, according to a recent survey.
30th August 2017 Big businesses from across the UK are estimated to have potentially underpaid their taxes to a value close to £25 billion.
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