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Manufacturing and Engineering Insolvency Case Studies

Every business is different, however there are particular issues that manufacturers face which are unique to the sector. 

Trading conditions can be difficult and there is often tough competition. Problems include:

  • Profit margins
  • Foreign price wars
  • Sales targets
  • Difficult market conditions resulting in low pricing
  • Unusual working shift patterns
  • Tough competition from the UK and overseas
  • Quality versus price
  • Tier one or two suppliers exerting price pressure downwards
  • Lack of skilled engineers
  • Factories not working to capacity

As turnaround practitioners, our specialists can help tackle these issues with you to get your manufacturing or engineering business back on track. We can go through all the available options, like expert assessment of the issues your company faces, improved financial reporting,  Time to Pay deals, CVAs and pre-pack administrations.  

We have many years of experience turning around manufacturing and engineering companies, why not give us a call and see how we can help?

KSA recently saw a group of engineering companies in the southwest which was facing winding up actions by HMRC for non payment of tax debts. We organised removal of most of the secured debt, met with the secured banks, found alternative funding offers of £3m (exiting banks decided to continue to work with the companies, though) and led a complex restructure. We met the main CUSTOMERS and SUPPLIERS and showed these stakeholders turnaround plans.

The companies entered CVAs in 2014 (see full details in case studies page below).

Call us on 0800 9700539 for free expert advice and a talk through your options. We can visit you onsite to discuss your specific situation.

Glass company in liquidation Case study

Glazewell Glass S.V.T Limited, encountered financial difficulties as a result of...

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CVA case study - marine hydraulics sector

This company specialises in marine hydraulics and started having cashflow...

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Southern UK based heating engineer company - CVA case study

The director of the company contacted Keith Steven, Managing Director of KSA to...

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Engineering company based in west UK - CVA case study

The director of an engineering company contacted Marie Moody of KSA to discuss...

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CVA case study - Company in the farming sector

The business traded since the late 1980s, within the farming sector,...

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CVA case study - engineering company

The company was incorporated in 2006 and operated in the refrigeration sector....

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Pre-pack administration case study - manufacturing company

This manufacturing company had grown from £3m to £12m in sales in a relatively...

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Rescue case study - kitchen manufacturing company

This West Country based company was incorporated in October 2000....

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Turnaround case study - West England brewing company

This company was incorporated in 1997 and trades from its premises in the west...

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Company determining Lease obligations in a CVA

This client is a manufacturer of vet and medical lighting based in the southeast...

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Winding up petition case study in renewal energy sector

KSA Group Defeats Winding Up Petition and Company Enters a CVA

A business...

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West Midlands Components Manufacturer Case Study - £6m sales

Based near Birmingham this business had been very successful before Asian...

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Kent Family Company CVA Case Study

A story of nepotism killing the companyAround December 2003 Mr S approached us...

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Essex Trading Out Deal followed by CVA - Case Study

Based near Basildon this was a subsidiary of a German company. The MD saw huge...

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Engineering Business in the West Midlands CVA case study

Around 3 years ago KSA rescued a precision engineering business in the West...

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CVA Case Study Interim management and new capital manufacturer

£3m sales

A venture capital company approached us to look at this group of...

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Essex based manufacturing company CVA approved

The company was incorporated in 2007 and traded from an Essex based factory...

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CVA ends 3 years early for engineering company in the midlands

A world class engineering company based in the midlands contacted KSA after...

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Agricultural Suppliers in Northern Ireland Case Study

Following an initial conversation with KSA, our Regional Manager for Scotland...

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Northeast Sign Manufacturer CVA Case Study

Sales £9m; Staff 170; MBO with a history of loss making

KSA was invited to help...

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West Midlands Machine Tool Manufacturer CVA Case Study

Sales £4m Staff 67. Undercapitalised buy-out with sales drop causing failure.KSA...

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