According to Bower, the design manufacture solutions provider group was put into receivership because the board’s attempts to restructure it failed.
Ernst & Young partners Alan Bloom, Mike Rollings and Shagun Dubey, administrators for Cenargo, have finalised plans for the shipping company’s restructuring. The plan will see Cenargo re-emerge with a ‘reduced debt load’ trading under the name Norse Merchant. The main creditors, First Priority Ship Mortgage Notes, will convert their £110m debt into Norse Merchant Equity. The company went into administration on 7 February, and into Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in New York, but the US proceedings remain suspended.
The second largest improvement in ‘significant’ levels of financial distress since the EU Referendum was in professional services, found research from Begbies Traynor
Steve Absolom and Will Wright from KPMG Restructuring have been appointed joint administrators to City Motor Holdings and associated companies
Partners from Johnston Carmichael have been appointed as joint administrators to Axon Well Interventions Products UK
Begbies Traynor have been appointed administrators of William Anelay Ltd, York, one of Britain’s longest-established construction and heritage restoration companies