Distressed Businesses


Paper business for sale after going into administration

DISTRESSED BUSINESSES

Administrators are seeking a buyer for a Cheshire paper business after failed efforts to keep the firm solvent. Bridgewater Paper Company in Ellesmere Port, owned by Canadian firm AbitibiBowater, continues to operate while a buye...continue reading


Portsmouth faces administration if business buyer not found

DISTRESSED BUSINESSES

Hot on the heels of Crystal Palace Football Club's confirmation that it had fallen into administration after months of financial hardship, it's claimed Portsmouth faces the same fate unless a buyer snaps up the business ...continue reading


Canny business buyers contribute to rise in distressed acquisitions

DISTRESSED BUSINESSES

Canny bargain-hunters seizing on the opportunity to buy a business while values are low are one of the drivers for acquisitions of insolvent firms in the UK more than doubling over the past year. M&A analysts at insolvency trade ...continue reading


Publishing firm issued with winding up petition

DISTRESSED BUSINESSES

Following an investigation by the Companies Investigation Branch of the Department of Business, a publishing firm in Bolton has been issued with a winding up notice. Smithson Publication was found to be operating a cold-calling ...continue reading


Somerset business sale confirmed by insolvency group

DISTRESSED BUSINESSES

Insolvency group Menzies Corporate Restructuring (MCR) has confirmed that the packaging firm Riverside Flexibles was sold to investors as a going concern this month. The business sale was made by a company called Different Page on...continue reading


Insolvency lag anticipated amid weak return to growth

DISTRESSED BUSINESSES

Following six consecutive quarters of contraction, Britain may finally have emerged from recession, but company collapses could be yet to reach record levels. That's according to insolvency body R3, which also predicts that t...continue reading


Fewer companies in administration

DISTRESSED BUSINESSES

Aggressive cost cutting and improved cash management by firms has meant the number of businesses falling into administration dropped in early 2010. The number of businesses that went into administration in the first quarter of 201...continue reading


Tories set to increase insolvency threshold

DISTRESSED BUSINESSES

Conservative leader David Cameron says that he intends to increase the insolvency threshold from £750 to £2,000 if he becomes Prime Minister at the next general election. The proposal came along with a selection of ot...continue reading


Thornfield Ventures Limited goes into administration

DISTRESSED BUSINESSES

The Rock, a £220 million development in Bury, Lancashire including 60 retail units, a cinema, restaurants, bowling alleys, 170 apartments and a car park, will now be completed by property giant Hammerson after Thornfield Ven...continue reading


Buying a business out of insolvency

DISTRESSED BUSINESSES

A guide from company rescue firm KSA on how to buy a business from an Administrative Receiver, Administrator or Liquidator. This brief article shows you how to go about buying a business from an Insolvency Practitioner (IP) actin...continue reading


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