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08 Oct

Duff & Phelps

UK Shops Lie Empty

According to figures released under the Freedom of Information Act (FOI), 15.9% of all shops and retail outlets in the UK now lie empty. These figures quantify the scale of the challenge facing the UK high street after one of the toughest trading...

18 Sep

Wells Fargo Capital Finance

Wells Fargo Capital Finance provides funding facility to Laura Ashley Prestigious lifestyle brand

Prestigious lifestyle brand completes financing arrangement

LONDON – September 17, 2019 –  Wells Fargo Capital Finance (UK) Limited, part of Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC), announced today that it has provided an Asset Based Loan (ABL) to Laura...

16 Sep

BTG Advisory LLP

Partners announced at Manchester restructuring group’s Canary Wharf office

BTG Advisory, the boutique advisory arm of Manchester-based insolvency expert Begbies Traynor Group, has appointment four new partners to its London Canary Wharf office, as the advisory firm delivers on its growth ambitions and expands its corporate...

03 Sep

Gordon Brothers

The New Frontier: Cross-Border Asset Recovery Strategies Across Divergent Markets

Executives from Gordon Brothers offer tips for recovery in this complicated global environment.

As our economies become more and more global, we have entered a new era of cross-border transaction structuring. International lending and liquidation...

08 Aug

Gordon Brothers

Job Opportunity Gordon Brothers

Manager, Marketing
London

Due to internal growth and promotion, we are looking for a generalist marketer to join our team in Europe.  This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to be part of a growing, global firm who thrives on working in...

06 Aug

BTG Advisory LLP

The reputational benefits of acquisitions

If your business has a comfortable financial footing and is at the point where it is seeking to increase its market share, you may consider a merger or acquisition to achieve this goal. By taking ownership of another business or its assets, you can...

22 Jul

Wells Fargo Capital Finance

Wells Fargo Capital Finance to sponsor TMA UK Annual Conference 2019

Wells Fargo Capital Finance, a unit of Wells Fargo Commercial Capital, provides comprehensive asset-based lending, supply chain finance, and technology finance to a wide spectrum of companies across the UK

With offices in London, Birmingham, and...

11 Jun

Duff & Phelps

EU Updates its Blacklist of Non-Cooperative Jurisdictions in Taxation Matters

On March 12, 2019, the European Union (EU) updated the EU Blacklist of Non-Cooperative Jurisdictions in Taxation Matters (“EU Tax Blacklist”) and added 10 new jurisdictions to the list, including Aruba, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Fiji, the Marshall...

10 May

Wells Fargo Capital Finance

Wells Fargo Capital Finance Provides New Financing Package to Bynder B.V.


Bynder completes capital facility to support its global growth

 

LONDON – May 2, 2019 – Wells Fargo Capital Finance (UK) Limited, a unit of Wells Fargo Commercial Capital, announced today that it has provided a senior-secured credit facility to...

08 May

Gordon Brothers

Job Opportunity Gordon Brothers London

Corporate Counsel – International

Located in London

Since 1903, Gordon Brothers has helped lenders, operating companies, advisors, and investors move forward through change. We bring a powerful combination of expertise, operational experience, and...

01 May

Wells Fargo Capital Finance

Wells Fargo Capital Finance Supports Financing for essensys

LONDON – May 1, 2019 – Wells Fargo Capital Finance (UK) Limited, a unit of Wells Fargo Commercial Capital, announced today that it has provided a senior-secured credit facility for essensys, which provides software to the global coworking industry....

30 Apr

Duff & Phelps

Impact on Withholding Taxes in the Event of a No-deal Brexit

On March 20, 2019, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) published guidance on the impact a no-deal Brexit would have on withholding taxes for interest, royalties and dividends.

Interest and royalties received from EU countries

Currently, the EU Interest...

25 Mar

Wells Fargo Capital Finance

Castle Square and Wells Fargo Capital Finance UK wraps up funding deal for Corrboard

LONDON – March 20, 2019 – Scunthorpe based corrugated sheet manufacturer, Corrboard UK Limited, received a £12 million funding package from U.S. financial services company, Wells Fargo Capital Finance UK, a transaction that was sourced and advised...

20 Mar

Gordon Brothers

Scott Fuller Joins London Office as Director

Gordon Brothers Bolsters Global Valuation Practice with European Leadership Appointment
Scott Fuller Joins London Office as Director

March 20, 2019, London, United Kingdom – Gordon Brothers, the global advisory, restructuring and investment firm,...

18 Mar

Wells Fargo Capital Finance

Does your bank understand tech companies?

By James Cunnah, Wells Fargo Capital Finance Technology Finance UK and Matt Maclay, Wells Fargo Capital Finance, Technology Finance

For software firms, access to capital can depend on experienced lenders who see value beyond traditional financial...

26 Feb

Beer & Young

Job Opportunity at Beer & Young Ltd: We’re seeking Associates to grow our team.

Are you looking to use your wealth of commercial experience to move into a flexible, self-employed, home-based role? Are you the type of person who has the right skillset to help find capital for SMEs?

We are looking to grow our team of Associates,...

21 Feb

BM&T

New book charts turnaround management’s journey and plots path ahead

One of the most experienced and respected figures in global turnaround management is examining the major developments in the sector over the past 25 years in a new book.

Alan Tilley, the founder and chairman of UK restructuring firm BM&T European...

17 Jan

Herbert Smith Freehills LLP

Data Protection Predictions 2019


2018 was a landmark year for data protection and privacy; the EU General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR") came into effect on 25 May 2018 and implemented a comprehensive reform of the EU data protection regime. So what could 2019 possibly have...

14 Jan

Fieldfisher

A look at the UK’s data protection law in a no-deal Brexit situation

We previously reported on Brexit's impact on data protection here and here.

Shortly before Christmas, the draft Data Protection, Privacy and Electronic Communications (Amendments etc) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 ("Exit Regulations", available here)...

04 Dec

Duff & Phelps

The UK Government Moves on Plastics

The global waste industry has been thrown into turmoil as China halted its import on almost all categories of plastic and poor-quality cardboard and paper.

The ban on imports of millions of tons of plastic waste – which came into effect in January...

27 Nov

Wells Fargo Capital Finance

Homebase Completes Refinancing with Wells Fargo

London, 26 November 2018:

Homebase, one of the UK’s leading home improvement and garden retailers, is pleased to confirm it has secured an asset-based lending facility of up to £95 million with Wells Fargo Capital Finance, part of Wells Fargo &...

27 Nov

Duff & Phelps

High Street Woes

There are few sectors where the effects of the faltering UK economy have been more starkly visible than the retail sector. It seems that every day the media presents another story about a high street name facing financial difficulty.

There are a...

20 Nov

John Pye & Sons Ltd

John Pye and Sons -  TRI AWARD WIN

The UK’s largest independent auction house, John Pye, has been crowned Asset Valuer / Auctioneer of the Year for the fourth consecutive year as well as picking up a separate accolade Property Valuation Provider of the Year for the first time at the...

06 Nov

ReSolve invests in The Debt Advisor

ReSolve is pleased to announce its investment in The Debt Advisor Limited, a long established debt management and insolvency practice based in Manchester.

This represents another step in ReSolve’s growth strategy and geographic expansion. Both...

11 Oct

CRISIS IN THE CASUAL DINING SECTOR

In 2017 the number of UK restaurants going into administration jumped by 20% to almost 1000 as major chains came under pressure from rising costs and competition amid a squeeze on consumer spending.

The pain has continued throughout 2018 as a...

21 Aug

Navigating your way through a trade war

Richard Carter, CEO for Europe & Asia at Bibby Financial Services, discusses trade wars, and how SMEs can limit the damage of increasing tariffs.
 

The topic of trade wars is occupying the conversations of governments all over the world. This year...

07 Aug

Have low interest rates encouraged us to live beyond our means?

Latest data released by ONS (Office of National Statistics) shows that UK households have seen their outgoings surpass their income for the first time in nearly 30 years. But what is driving this behaviour to apparently borrow more and save less?

...

30 Jul

Gordon Brothers

Constructing Opportunity for Asset Based Lenders

Assessing the opportunities and risks for asset-based lenders serving the construction and building materials industry

Written by Neal Weekes, Director, Gordon Brothers

The past ten years have seen overall growth in the UK construction industry....

03 Jul

BTG Advisory LLP

Cycle shop owner turns to re-financing loan to push his business to the next level

A Yorkshire cycle shop owner is gearing up for a bright future after completing on a re-financing deal with specialist lender, Together. Securing the £227,000 loan means Jon Dean, owner of cycle shop, CycleStreet has been able to clear his current...

29 May

What next for the UK High Street?

The recent announcement by Mothercare of plans to reduce its store portfolio by closing 50 outlets with the potential loss of 800 jobs make it the latest casualty on a long-suffering UK High Street. This year has already seen the collapse of Toys R...

04 May

The £400 million cost of sleep to the care sector

Many charities and commercial providers in the care sector provide overnight support to people in need: the elderly, vulnerable and those with learning difficulties. When the national minimum wage was introduced in 1999, government guidance said...

24 Apr

Competition for funding key concern for UK charities

Increased competition for funding continues to be a major challenge for charities, highlighting pressure on cashflow and future services which could hit those most in need across the UK.

The statistics, taken from RSM’s Funding and Functionality...

19 Apr

Duff & Phelps

UK Car Dealers Cannot Rely on Manufacturers Indefinitely

Dealer networks with high exposure to new cars on the forecourt may need to act now to protect cash flow.

Managing Directors Michael Bills and Benjamin Wiles, and Director Bob Tallentire, share their views on the current state of the UK Car...

13 Apr

ReSolve article - 1000 restaurants and 1500 pubs a year…

In 2017 the number of UK restaurants entering insolvency jumped by 20% to almost 1000, as independent operators and major chains alike succumbed to pressure from rising costs and over-supply, amid the squeeze on consumer spending. The pain has...

12 Apr

BTG Advisory LLP

BTG on fraud prevention

In 2017, 3 in 10 UK law firms were affected by cyber attacks. Last year saw the spotlight on ‘Friday afternoon fraud’, a conveyancing scam that targets solicitors’ email accounts and, according to the SRA, cost the legal profession at least £7m in...

20 Mar

Funding and functionality: the ongoing challenges of charity finance

The majority of charities have managed to come through a tough decade, if not unscathed, certainly unbowed but the potential hurdles they face over the next one are lining up. These include data protection rules, increased regulation of fundraising,...

27 Feb

Is plastic on the way to extinction?

In December 2017, our Consumer Markets team issued several predictions for the retail, dining and travel sectors in 2018. 

We predicted a 'Blue Planet 2' effect which would result in businesses cutting the use of plastics in packaging and serving...

22 Feb

How has Turnaround changed over the last ten years?

The TMA asked me to consider what has happened over the last ten years so far as concerns Turnaround.  There will be many anniversaries this year most of which will probably go unnoticed. In the world of economics and finance, however there is one...

09 Feb

RSM Winner of Consulting and Corporate Advice Firm of the Year at Alt-Fi awards

RSM is delighted to have been announced as ‘Consulting and Corporate Advice Firm of the year ’ in the 2017 Alt-Fi awards. To view the full article please click here

05 Feb

PKF

PKF is a global family of legally independent firms committed to a shared vision of delivering quality, integrity and clarity in a complex regulatory environment. With offices in 440 cities, operating in 150 countries across 5 continents, we...

05 Feb

RSM

For businesses or individuals seeking to manage risk, access funding or optimise outcomes, RSM’s restructuring advisory team provide expertise in a range of restructuring, business advisory and insolvency services.

Our restructuring team...

05 Feb

Duff & Phelps

Is 2017 The Year of Malware Mayhem?

For the second time in as many months, a piece of ransomware software has crippled the systems of dozens of companies worldwide, proving the importance of having an effective Incident Response Plan (IRP) and consistent backup schemes.

On the 12...

14 Nov

Mourant

Mourant Ozannes

Mourant Ozannes is one of the leading offshore law firms providing award-winning offshore legal advice from our offices in the key international finance centres around the world; with 59 partners and 215 lawyers across the BVI, the Cayman Islands,...

27 Oct

Hilco Valuation Services Europe

Hilco Valuation Services

Hilco Valuation Services is one of the world’s largest and most diversified business asset appraisers and valuation advisors. A trusted resource to companies, their lenders and professional services advisors, Hilco Valuation Services provides...

01 Aug

BM&T

BM&T LLP

Restructuring professionals welcome change in the economic order of things. Failed managements’ reactions to change provides increased turnaround opportunities. Companies are forced to adjust to structural change and need professional advice in...

01 Aug

BM&T

TMA UK member Alan Tilley BM&T contributes to discussion around Brexit.

Restructuring professionals welcome change in the economic order of things. Failed managements’ reactions to change provides increased turnaround opportunities. Companies are forced to adjust to structural change and need professional advice in...

31 Jul

TMA UK Corporate Partner RSM on Student Loans

Just over £50 million pounds every year is being overpaid by students in respect of loan repayments. TMA UK Corporate partner RSM have produced an excellent report covered by The Sunday Times. RSM became corporate partnersof TMA UK in 2014 and are...

28 Apr

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

TMA UK event hosted by Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Last week, Freshfields’ London office hosted an event for TMA UK.  The event was a great success with over 120 attendees from more than 90 organisations.

The evening kicked off with a presentation from Catherine Shuttleworth and Sean Lacey from...

12 Apr

Hilco Valuation Services Europe

Hilco awarded Valuer of the Year 2016

Hilco Valuation Services Europe, a unit of US based Hilco Global, is pleased to announce that the company has been awarded Valuer of the Year 2016 by Business Money Magazine. Hilco Valuation Services is known for its expertise as a leading asset...

22 Mar

Michael Bills Promoted to Managing Director

Michael Bills is a managing director in the London office and is part of the Global Restructuring Advisory practice. He has more than 15 years of experience in corporate restructuring and advisory.

Michael specializes in providing strategic...


TMA news

23 Sep, 2019

TMA UK South East Counties launch event - Write up

Weakening World manufacturing output provides an...

03 Sep, 2019

Weil to sponsor TMA UK Annual Conference 2019

TMA UK is delighted to announce that Weil will...

22 Jul, 2019

TMA UK Golf Day - huge success

The TMA UK Annual Golf Day was held on Wednesday...

Sponsor news

08 Oct, 2019

UK Shops Lie Empty

According to figures released under the Freedom of Information Act (FOI), 15.9% of all shops and...

18 Sep, 2019

Wells Fargo Capital Finance provides funding facility to Laura Ashley Prestigious lifestyle brand

Prestigious lifestyle brand completes financing arrangement

LONDON – September 17, 2019 –  Wells...

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