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Insolvency and recovery » Support for companies
The first step is assessing your business. And this is where we come in. We can carry out a thorough, independent review that focuses on getting your business back on track. So you can look forward to becoming financially secure once more, or at least identify the most practical alternative.
Our insolvency practitioners operate through Price Bailey LLP. For information about our regulatory status see www.pricebailey.co.uk/legal.
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How to use the discounted cash flow (DCF) model for business valuations
This is the legal process that requires the appointment of a licensed insolvency practitioner as administrator. We can do this for you. Administration could save your company.
Even if you’re facing cash flow pressures, your company might still be worth preserving. If it’s not possible to persuade your creditors to agree out of court to an alternative course of action, such as a compromise or restructuring, we can act as your insolvency practitioner, managing your business affairs.
MVL is a solvent liquidation, where the company has sufficient assets to pay all its liabilities in full, together with interest at the statutory rate, within 12 months. The liquidator realises the company’s assets, pays off all creditors, together with statutory interest, and returns any surplus to the shareholders.
CVL is an insolvent liquidation, where the company’s assets are insufficient to pay creditors in full, or where the directors are unable or unwilling to swear a Statutory Declaration of Solvency. Again, the procedure is straightforward – but, with a CVL, the liquidator must submit a report on the conduct of the directors to the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.
If you choose either of these routes, we produce a report for you that combines technical detail with clear recommendations on the best route forward. We make these recommendations on behalf of your bank or other lenders, for your company’s accountants, or for the company’s management.
The Official Receiver then becomes liquidator of the company. They investigate its trading history and submit a report to the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. They may then look to appoint an insolvency practitioner as liquidator. We can fulfil this role for you. It then becomes our responsibility to realise your company’s assets and distribute the proceeds to creditors.
This usually results in delayed or reduced debt payments, capital restructuring or asset disposal.
Despite being a formal procedure under the Insolvency Act 1986, it’s possible to make an agreement quite flexible. Usually the directors are allowed to continue their involvement, subject to review by a licensed insolvency practitioner.
The Law of Property Act 1925 also allows banks and private lenders, who have secured their loans through a fixed legal charge over a property, to appoint a receiver (commonly known as an LPA Receiver) to deal with the charged property where there has been a default.
The main objective is to recover the debt owed to the lender. However, the statutory powers of an LPA Receiver are limited to collecting income from the property (including rent) and insuring it. These are therefore usually supplemented by additional powers from the legal charge document itself, which more often than not will include powers to sell or refinance the property.
This normally happens when the creditor has issued a formal demand for payment and not been paid. The receiver then realises and distributes the company’s assets on behalf of creditors. Their job is complete once they realise all the assets subject to the appointor’s charge, or sufficient assets to repay the appointor in full.
This is called dissolution, and it’s permitted only under certain circumstances. Creditors must be notified of the intention to dissolve the company and can reject the application. In fact, shareholders and creditors can seek to revive the company for up to six years following dissolution, to allow a proper investigation into the company’s trading history.
Dissolution doesn’t end your company’s existing contractual arrangements, and directors remain potentially liable if the company is restored.
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