BusinessBusiness RecoveryPwC keeps Brandons’ turkeys clucking

PwC keeps Brandons' turkeys clucking

Administrative receivers from PricewaterhouseCoopers have negotiated the sale of Brandons plc, the UK's second largest turkey supplier, to Cranberry Foods 'Limited.

Link: PwC gets to clean up fowl mess

Rob Hunt, Stephen Oldfield, Derek Howell and Roger Marsh, of PwC, were appointed joint administrative receivers of Brandons plc on 7 April 2003 and have continued to trade the business from that date with a view to securing a sale.

Commenting on the sale, Rob Hunt of PricewaterhouseCoopers, said: ‘I am delighted that a sale of the business has been secured and am particularly pleased that we have been able to preserve the jobs of over 1,000 employees.’

‘I remain grateful for the support of the supplier base, without whom the business would have had to have closed some time ago.’

Brandons is is based in Scropton, Derbyshire, with an operation in Abergavenny, South Wales, and employs in excess of 1,000 people.

Related Articles

Carillion CFO blew whistle over 'sloppy accounting' months before collapse

Business Recovery Carillion CFO blew whistle over 'sloppy accounting' months before collapse

3m Alia Shoaib, Reporter
Toys R Us UK and Maplin enter into administration after failing to secure buyers

Business Recovery Toys R Us UK and Maplin enter into administration after failing to secure buyers

3m Alia Shoaib, Reporter
How to avoid a Carillion collapse

Business Recovery How to avoid a Carillion collapse

4m Russell-Cooke
Carillion collapse: The week so far and industry reaction

Business Recovery Carillion collapse: The week so far and industry reaction

4m Emma Smith, Managing Editor
Kingston Smith & Partners appointed trustees in bankruptcy of ex-Newcastle United footballer

Business Recovery Kingston Smith & Partners appointed trustees in bankruptcy of ex-Newcastle United footballer

4m Emma Smith, Managing Editor
Carillion: PwC appointed as special managers – what happens now?

Business Recovery Carillion: PwC appointed as special managers – what happens now?

4m Emma Smith, Managing Editor
Investment firm acquires Avon Steel Company Limited

Business Recovery Investment firm acquires Avon Steel Company Limited

6m Emma Smith, Managing Editor
Manchester law firm enters into administration

Business Recovery Manchester law firm enters into administration

6m Emma Smith, Managing Editor