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Iconic retailer Debenhams falls into administration once again

The long-established British retailer Debenhams has appointed insolvency firm FRP Advisory to oversee an administration process - the second time this has occurred in twelve months. CEO Stefaan Vansteenkiste, a business turnaround specialist drafted in last year, said it was due to "unprecedented" circumstances caused by the UK coronavirus lockdown and was to "protect the business, the employees...continue reading

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BUSINESS SALE


Insurance broker bought out of administration

Flintshire-based insurance broker Staveley Head has been acquired as a going concern in a deal secur...continue reading

Tech group The Panoply acquires consultancy firm Ameo

Business consultancy firm Ameo has been acquired by AIM-listed technology group The Panoply in a dea...continue reading


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DIVISION SALE


Skanska looks to sell infrastructure services arm

Construction and development company Skanska has announced that it is seeking a buyer for its infras...continue reading

Engineering giant looks to sell oil and gas division

Scottish engineering giant Weir Group is looking to sell its oil and gas business and focus its effo...continue reading


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ADMINISTRATION


Iconic retailer Debenhams falls into administration once again

The long-established British retailer Debenhams has appointed insolvency firm FRP Advisory to overse...continue reading

Long Eaton furniture manufacturer enters administration

Long Eaton-based furniture group JDP Furniture has entered administration, appointing FRP Advisory t...continue reading


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MBO/MBI


MBO at Signature Private Finance

The senior management team at finance provider Signature Private Finance has completed a £16.8...continue reading

MBO at Bristol-based media training firm

Mentor Media Training has been acquired by lead consultant Dave Mason in an MBO. The company will no...continue reading


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MERGER


Northgate and Redde shareholders approve merger

The proposed merger of listed companies Northgate and Redde has been approved by the two companies&r...continue reading

Merger between Southampton IT providers

Southampton-based IT providers Aura Technology and Amicus ITS have merged to form Aura Technology Gr...continue reading


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COMMERCIAL PROPERTY


Clarks makes store closures and explores financing opportunities

Footwear retailer Clarks has confirmed that it will close a small number of stores and has reportedl...continue reading

Next puts headquarters and three warehouses up for sale

Fashion retailer Next has put its head office and three warehouses up for sale, as it looks to raise...continue reading


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