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Administration vs Liquidation: what’s the difference?

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

In your everyday usage, you may find that the terms “administration” and “liquidation” are used interchangeably. However, these terms mean two very different things in a business environment. Indeed, both administrations and liquidations are types of insolvency practices which manifest in distinctive ways in terms of objective and application. When a business becomes insolvent, it cannot provide the financial backing to meet its contractual arrangements or pay off its d...

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

Private Company Price Index (PCPI)

It has been a busy last six months for mergers and acquisitions and early indications at the start o...

FOR SELLERS

Growing trend for vendor due diligence

As trade buyers return in greater numbers to the M&A market, there is increasing competition to buy ...

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

Poor Performance of family run businesses

Five years of research by the Centre for Economics Performance at the London School of Economics, an...

SECTOR GUIDES

Selling a magazine title

Appealing magazine titles do not come onto the market for genuine reasons that often. But this is wh...

FOR BUYERS

Preparing a Business for Sale

The New Year is traditionally a time when many of us take stock of our lives and make plans for the ...

FOR BUYERS

Will 2007 be another record year?

2006 has been a record year for global M&A, and the latest reports from financial institutions show ...

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

TUPE Regulations 2006

When buying all or part of a business, it is important to be aware that you will inherit not only it...

DISTRESSED BUSINESSES

Quick guide to corporate insolvency

Over the past six months stories about retailers and businesses "going into liquidation," "calling i...

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