blacks leisure

Sports Direct bemoans Blacks administration

Blacks Leisure shareholder unhappy at circumstances around its collapse

10 Jan 2012

Richard Fleming

La Senza sold by KPMG in pre-pack

KPMG practitioners sell struggling lingerie retailer La Senza to Alshaya in pre-pack deal

09 Jan 2012

blacks leisure

KPMG administrators sell Blacks Leisure to JD Sports in pre-pack

KPMG administrators arrange pre-pack sale of Blacks Leisure to JD Sports saving 3,500 jobs

09 Jan 2012

Editorial: Zombie problem is the key insolvency issue

Blacks' collapse into 2nd insolvency procedure raises questions about creating 'Zombie Businesses'

06 Jan 2012

KPMG lines up Blacks Leisure pre-pack

Blacks shares suspended as KPMG administrators appointed

06 Jan 2012

FRP administrators sell aviation business in pre-pack

Jason Baker and Geoff Rowley sell subsidiaries at Worldwide Aviation as part of pre-pack deal

22 Dec 2011

How big a slice should administrators take?

A High Court judge has recently clarified how legal challenges should be costed in an administration

07 Dec 2011

E&Y administrators organise pre-pack at DTZ

E&Y administrators Alan Hudson and Benajamin Cairs sell global real estate business to United Group Europe for £77.5m

05 Dec 2011

Pension watchdog scrutinises pre-pack administrations

Regulator shines spotlight on insolvencies that drop pension liabilities

31 Oct 2011

Government gets previous on pre-packs

Initial draft insolvency legislation gets a re-write. Ruth Jordan suggests the its final destination

17 Oct 2011

Corporate insolvencies climb 9%

PwC stats reveal year on year increase in corporate insolvencies

03 Oct 2011

KPMG sells Alexon in pre-pack deal

Thousands of jobs likely to be saved after sale of womenswear retailer Alexon by KPMG

30 Sep 2011

The Bridge that collapsed

If the administrators and largest creditor to Bridge Business Recovery backed a pre-pack administration, why did the judge not give it his blessing?

07 Sep 2011

Bridge pre-pack could have achieved best result, says KPMG

Administrator Colin Haig reveals pre-pack could have produced "optimum" return to creditors

06 Sep 2011

EMI's pre-pack nets PwC more than £1.4m

EMI's new owner Citibank will pick up the tab, as administrators' expenses, costs and legal fees rack-up more than £1.4m

02 Sep 2011

Leonard Curtis sells furniture stores in pre-pack

Walmsley has called in Leonard Curtis administrators Paul Masters and Alan Clifton for quick sale of the company's assets

02 Sep 2011

Pre-pack reforms delayed

Quick insolvency process reforms put back until 2012

23 Aug 2011

Leonard Curtis administrators sell Lombok in pre-pack

Administrators Neil Bennett and Michael Healy sell furniture retailer in pre-pack for second time in as many years

16 Aug 2011

KPMG arranges printers pre-pack

Mark Firmin, Brian Green and Howard Smith sell division of printing business GA Pindar & Son on appointment

27 Jul 2011

Bloodbath on the High Street will continue

What advisors need to know about the continued tough conditions for high street retailers

14 Jul 2011

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Colin wonders what other bleeding obvious policies the Lib Dems will announce in the run-up to the election

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