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Court grants liquidators relief for transaction at an undervalue (Re Whitestar Management Limited and others v Thompson and others)

Published on: 24 November 2020
Published by: LexisNexis
  • Court grants liquidators relief for transaction at an undervalue (Re Whitestar Management Limited and others v Thompson and others)
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Article summary

Restructuring & Insolvency analysis: Eleanor Temple, barrister of Kings Chambers, examines a Companies Court decision to grant relief under section 238 of the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986) to the applicant joint liquidators of a company because a sale of the company's business constituted a transaction at an undervalue. The sale in question was under an asset sale agreement between the company and the second respondent company less than five months before the initial appointment of joint administrators to the company. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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