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Under threat of insolvency? Who ya gonna call?

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Bench, Joe Bloggs, and East have all entered into administration in 2018. New Look and Select have both entered into Company Voluntary Arrangements (CVAs). House of Fraser is next up. This article highlights the duties of directors if insolvency...

The issues of insolvency for fashion businesses and the duties of directors

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Every year, Fox Williams LLP is called upon to advise boards and individual directors of fashion clients as to legal issues arising when a company is on the brink of insolvency. Directors are responsible for the day to day running of the company’s...

Shareholder disputes: 10 recent practical lessons

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Commercial skill and artistic flair are often strange bedfellows. A situation where the shareholder/managing director of a successful fashion brand wants to go in one direction whilst the shareholder/design director has other ideas is a regular occurrence....

Can fashion continue to win private equity confidence?

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Matchesfashion.com recently sold a majority stake in the business to private equity fund Apax Partners. Matchesfashion.com is understood to have made choice investment in its technology and design aspects of its business, launching new services (including...

Fox Williams LLP acts for the sellers on the sale of four Pandora jewellery concept stores

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Fox Williams LLP has recently advised the selling shareholders of Evernal Limited, Evernal 2 Limited, Evernal 3 Limited and Evernal 4 Limited. These companies have successfully run key Pandora jewellery concept stores for a number of years. The stores are...

Internacionale: Can a pre-pack save your business?

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Internaçionale (which had been making reported losses of some £10 million a year), recently entered administration. Corporate restructuring specialist FC Fund Managers previously took control of Internaçionale, after buying £35...

FW acts for Pandorra

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PANDORA designs, manufactures and markets hand-finished and modern jewellery. PANDORA jewellery is sold in more than 55 countries on six continents through over 10,000 points of sale, including close to 500 PANDORA branded concept stores. Founded in 1982...