Crawley Town Football Club has been placed in administration and called in a team of business rescue specialists to put together a financial rescue package.
The joint administrators, Rob Sadler and Mike Saville of Begbies Traynor’s specialist football finance unit based in Leeds are taking every possible measure to salvage the club’s finances.
Rob Sadler comments: “We are familiar with the club’s heritage and understand its importance to the people of Crawley. We would echo the directors’ request for positive support during this period, which we believe is essential in demonstrating in financial terms that Crawley has a viable future.”
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About Begbies Traynor Group plc
The Group specializes in business insolvency management and is becoming increasingly active in the area of personal insolvency. It also offers services in corporate rescue and investigation services and has entered the field of corporate finance.
In November 2005, the Group entered the rapidly-expanding volume personal insolvency market via the acquisition of W3 Debt Solutions, a firm specializing in providing advice and practical support to individuals in debt.
The Group has grown to its current network of 32 nationwide offices ranging from Scotland to the South West of England, with 350 operatives. The Company continues to pursue its strategy of organic development, coupled with the acquisition of specialist knowledge of both individuals and firms, to further increase its market share in its core services.
The Directors believe that the Group is the UK's largest independent insolvency, corporate rescue and recovery specialist with clients ranging from major institutions to individuals with business difficulties.
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The Group operates with 60 licensed insolvency appointment takers, some 225 fee earning staff and 65 in support and administration. The Group operates from 32 locations across the UK.
The core business of the Group is the formal administration of insolvencies including receiverships, liquidations, administrations, company voluntary arrangements and business-related personal insolvencies. The Group has extended its activities into a range of consultancy services including corporate rescue, credit management, forensic and investigation services and corporate finance.