When the CMA ordered Euro Car Parts to dispose of nine Andrew Page branches, we acquired and rebranded the stores.
Our proactive approach to retail administrations significantly enhanced recoveries and enabled 3,500 jobs to transfer to major high street retailers.
Following the administration of Allied Carpets, we rescued 55 stores and, ultimately, sold the restructured business to its management team.
By providing financial and operational support, we helped to preserve a significant British heritage business and 1,000 jobs.
We worked with Denby, another Hilco investment, to acquire this unique heritage pottery, saving a nationally important business from collapse.
A middle management team from collapsed marine distributor, Peters Opal plc, turned to us to fund their business plan and initial stock purchase, launching Clipper Marine in 2007.
We backed a £30m MBO to rescue Denby from the brink of collapse, securing 600 jobs and creating over 100 more.
When footwear retailer, Faith, collapsed, we acquired the bank’s security and worked with its Administrators to negotiate the onward sale of the brand and concessions.
We acquired Habitat in 2009, conducted a 19 month restructuring programme and achieved going concern sales of the group businesses.
When Australia’s oldest chocolate manufacturer became financially distressed, we restructured the business and backed a new management team to take Hillier‘s forward.