Administrations

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Dragon Jones buys Jessops out of administration

PwC administrators sell the brand and assets of Jessops to various buyers including Peter Jones CBE

01 Feb 2013

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KPMG administrators to arrange pre-pack of Cobbetts

DWF is set to acquire financially stricken Cobbetts in a pre-pack administration deal

01 Feb 2013

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Portsmouth court date pushed back yet again

PKF administrators see fourth court date set, to decide future of the club

30 Jan 2013

Mothercare Australia enters administration

Mothercare Australia enters into insolvency proceedings after its sale falls through

30 Jan 2013

Legislate to scrap football super creditor rule, says committee

Culture Media and Sport Committee recommends the government legislate the ban of super creditor rule in football collapses at the “earliest opportunity”

29 Jan 2013

Hope for IPs on legal reforms is just a flash in the pan

Although the latest evidence on reforms to litigation funding seems to exempt the insolvency profession, the industry is not out of the woods yet, warns Kristy Zander

25 Jan 2013

Insolvency profession wins battle against legal cost reforms

The insolvency profession will be exempt from a clampdown on no-win no-fee litigation cases, bringing an end to a long running battle between the profession and the MOJ

24 Jan 2013

PwC puts black cabs back on the road

Administrators to Manganese Bronze say repairs on the black cabs is now completed

24 Jan 2013

Accounting black hole sees PR firm sold in pre-pack

Chantrey Vellacott administrators sell Ward Lovett Advertising after a fraud was discovered at the firm

24 Jan 2013

Chantrey Vellacott administrators may call time on Antic pubs

Failure to pick up a tax tab forces pub chain to call in Chantrey Vellacott DFK administrators

23 Jan 2013

Deloitte administrators given hope on HMV future

Investors buy HMV debt, giving fresh hope to a rescue deal

23 Jan 2013

HMV administrators u-turn on gift card stance

Deloitte administrators have relented and announced they will allow gift cards to be used in HMV stores

22 Jan 2013

Deloitte administrators to close 129 Blockbuster stores

Administrators to Blockbuster say they will close 129 stores which will result in about 760 redundancies

21 Jan 2013

R3 president and Neville Kahn to lead Blockbuster administration

Collapsed retailer calls in Deloitte administrators including trade body president Lee Manning

17 Jan 2013

Analysis: HMV latest bricks and mortar biz to fail against online

Failing to offset the slump in sales of hard copy media finally catches up with HMV

16 Jan 2013

Portsmouth court date pushed back for a third time

Administrators to Portsmouth will need to wait until the end of the month to find out the future of the collapsed club

16 Jan 2013

Deloitte administrators appointed to HMV

Music retailer formally appoints Deloitte administrators

16 Jan 2013

Deloitte’s Neville Kahn to lead HMV administration

Kahn and two other Deloitte administrators called to struggling music retailer

15 Jan 2013

Jessops administrators to make more than 1,300 redundancies

PwC administrators have announced the closure of the camera retail chain

14 Jan 2013

BDO administrators to Dewey receive £36.7m claim from US arm

Dewey & LeBoeuf US has made a claim to UK arm BDO administrators of £36.7m a progress report has shown

10 Jan 2013

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