Pre-Pack

Alan Hudson

E&Y administrators arrange Dreams pre-pack

Ernst & Young administrators arrange pre-pack sale of Dreams to Sun Capital Partners but not for the whole business

06 Mar 2013

Mark Firmin

KPMG administrators arrange pre-pack of Cobbetts

Pre-pack saves more than 400 jobs at Cobbetts but debt recovery arm Incasso was not part of the deal and its future remains uncertain

07 Feb 2013

Insolvency Service

IPs need tougher sanctions in pre-packs, says BIS

Pre-packs need more transparency, claims a Business Innovation and Skills select committee

06 Feb 2013

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

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

Pickfords sold in pre-pack to offload pension liabilities

BDO administrators sell Pickfords to management to offload its defined benefit pension

05 Dec 2012

KPMG administrators say JJB creditors will receive next to nothing

Collapsed retailer owes £212m to unsecured creditors, with just £600,000 to share out. Shareholders also to receive no repayment

30 Nov 2012

Leonard Curtis administrators sort Harley Medical pre-pack

Leonard Curtis administrators organise pre-pack for Harley Medical Group following legal claims from women affected by faulty breast implants

26 Nov 2012

More than 2,000 jobs go as JJB Sports enters administration

KPMG administrators arrange pre-pack of retailer, saving 550 jobs with the sale of 20 stores

01 Oct 2012

KPMG administrators to arrange pre-pack sale of JJB

JJB announces that sale is likely to take place just after administrators are appointed

24 Sep 2012

Molinare rescued in pre-pack deal

Molinare sold to former owner in a pre-pack administration handled by Springfields

15 Jun 2012

21 IPs reported for pre-pack non-compliance in 2011

Non-compliance of pre-packs sees 21 practitioners reported in 2011 compared to just 15 in 2010.

15 May 2012

R3 defends profession against British Property Federation

Insolvency trade body R3 hits back at British Property Federation’s calls for better regulation

20 Apr 2012

BPF calls for changes to pre-packs to restore fairness

British Property Federation launch campaign calling for changes to insolvency regulation

20 Apr 2012

PwC arranges Donn solicitor pre-pack

PwC sells personal injury solicitor firm to rivals in pre-pack

28 Mar 2012

PwC lines up GAME pre-pack administration

PwC partner Mike Jervis lined up to take on GAME administration, Accountancy Age understands

23 Mar 2012

KPMG administrators charge £5.4m fees for Peacocks since January

Administrators rack up £5.4m for but unsecured creditors including taxman could receive less than 1p for every pound owed

15 Mar 2012

Government makes u-turn on pre-packs

The government has ditched proposed radical changes to pre-packs

26 Jan 2012

KPMG administrators lined up for Peacock pre-pack

KPMG insolvency practitioners lined up to take on possible pre-pack sale of retailing giant Peacocks.

17 Jan 2012

Sports Direct bemoans Blacks administration

Blacks Leisure shareholder unhappy at circumstances around its collapse

10 Jan 2012

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