HIGH DEMAND FOR EXAMINERSHIP AMONG SMEs, WITH 832 JOBS SAVED THIS YEAR ACCORDING TO THE HUGHES BLAKE SME EXAMINERSHIP INDEX TREND SHOWS FIRMS IN THE PUBLISHING AND RETAIL SECTORS TURNED TO EXAMINERSHIP TO ENSURE THEIR SURVIVAL IN 2013 NEW LEGISLATION WILL MAKE EXAMINERSHIP MORE ACCESSIBLE FOR REGIONAL SMEs IN 2014 Monday, 23rd December 2013: The […]
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Available since 1990, examinership involves the appointment of an accountant as “Examiner” by a Judge in the Circuit Court (or High Court for large companies) to shepherd the company through a breathing-space restructuring period of up to 100 days. The process was responsible for maintaining over 2,500 jobs in Ireland last year.”
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716 SME JOBS SAVED THROUGH EXAMINERSHIP IN FIRST THREE QUARTERS OF 2013 DEMAND FOR EXAMINERSHIP SET TO INCREASE FURTHER IN Q4 “The on-going sale of the IBRC corporate loan book is likely to enhance demand for examinership in the last quarter of the year,” said Neil Hughes of Hughes Blake Date: The Hughes Blake SME […]
HUGHES BLAKE SME EXAMINERSHIP INDEX REVEALS THAT 1,089 SME JOBS HAVE BEEN SAVED TO THE END OF Q3 2014 Index shows increased use of the recovery tool amongst the hospitality sector and draws on data from both the Circuit and High Court for the first time Performance in SMEs reflects overall economic trends and shows […]
Neil Hughes – Managing Partner Neil has many years experience in advising businesses regarding financial matters, but specialises primarily in insolvency and corporate recovery. In particular he has extensive experience of examinership matters and has acted as examiner on numerous occasions. He is the author of ‘The Seven Cs of Business Recovery’ and ‘Examinership in […]
Case Study 1: Multi Unit Retailer This retailer operated operated from 7 shopping centre units and traded profitably for many years before becoming loss making following the onset of recession in 2008/09. The critical issue faced by the company was being tied into long term upwards only onerous leases at far above market terms. All […]
What is Examinership? 1. Introduction 2. Examinership – An Alternative ….The Start: How is an Examiner Appointed? …………Candidates for Examinership …………Statutory Provisions …………Commercial Considerations ….The Middle: What is the Role of the Examiner? …………The Protection Period ….The End: How does a Company Successfully Emerge from Examinership? […]