Pre-Pack

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Homeform likely to enter pre-pack

The parent company of Kitchens Direct, Moben Kitchens and Dolphin Bathrooms may enter a pre-pack

24 Jun 2011

MacIntyre Hudson sells Mesh Computers in pre-pack

IT parts manufacturer sold to computer distributor PC Peripherals in pre-pack administration

01 Jun 2011

Insolvency Service

Insolvency Service practitioners receive the most complaints

Complaints fall for the insolvency industry, but numbers for practitioners licensed by the Insolvency Service are higher than the rest

12 Apr 2011

Lettice takes R3 role

PEM insolvency practitioner Shay Lettice to serve as R3 regional chairman

12 Apr 2011

Pouring water on phoenix companies?

11 Apr 2011

Insolvency’s mixed fortune on pre-packs

Pre-packs have a serious image problem. And by association, so do the insolvency practitioners that propose them

06 Apr 2011

Threat of extinction looms over pre-packs

Experts discuss the potential fallout from plans to extend the pre-pack process to give creditors the time to absorb the details of the deal

06 Apr 2011

Don't kill off pre-packs, says insolvency chief

KPMG's restructuring chief Richard Fleming insists pre-packs are an 'important tool' for the insolvency practitioner

05 Apr 2011

Quick insolvency process could be slowed down

Pre-pack administrations could take longer, allowing creditors time to oppose them, under proposals by BIS minister Ed Davey

31 Mar 2011

Officers Club sold in pre-pack by GT administrators

Grant Thornton administrators Joe McLean and Les Ross arrange second pre-pack sale in three years for men's fashion retailer Officers Club.

29 Mar 2011

A pre-pack storm that won’t subside

14 Mar 2011

ICAEW investigates E&Y pre-pack of Wind Hellas

Institute investigates allegations E&Y were conflicted when taking the pre-pack administration of Wind Hellas

28 Feb 2011

MCR administrators sell Ollie & Nic in pre-pack

MCR administrators sell handbag business Ollie & Nic in a pre-pack administration.

18 Feb 2011

EMI's pre-pack could be the start of things to come

Was Citigroup's purchase of EMI through an administration - instead of swapping debt for equity - a one-off transaction, or the future of insolvency?

11 Feb 2011

AA purchases BSM in pre-pack deal

British School of Motoring sold by PwC administrators through a pre-pack

01 Feb 2011

KPMG pre-pack saves 4800 jobs at East London Bus Company

KPMG insolvency experts Jim Tucker and Chris Laverty sell East London Bus Company's four subsidiaries to Stagecoach using a pre-packaged administration process

15 Oct 2010

BDO administrators seal pre-pack deal at Halliwells

BDO administrators Dermot Power and Shay Bannon have arranged the pre-pack sale at law firm Halliwells, and warn professional firms to pay greater attention to cash management

22 Jul 2010

Vantis sale process months in the making

Speedy break up and sale of Vantis in pre-pack administration came after a long behind-the-scenes process

08 Jul 2010

Deloitte called into Wind Hellas as advisers

Restructuring experts at Deloitte have been called in to advise creditors at Wind Hellas which was sold in a pre-pack just seven months ago

28 Jun 2010

Jon Moulton makes u-turn on pre-packs

The former head of private equity firm Alchemy Partners claims that pre-packs are "not all bad"

18 Jun 2010

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