Keighley Cougars RFC

Company Administration

| March 5th 2018

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Updated: 5th March 2018

Keighley Cougars RFC

The 133-year-old Keighley Cougars ‘Pride of Keighley’ RLFC club faced a winding up petition from HMRC. Attempts by the club and the Rugby League to secure funding and a repayment agreement with the Crown both failed: the remaining options were winding up or administration. Appointed Joint Administrators we immediately secured a sale of the business and assets to a consortium of local businessmen who are fans of the club. As well as saving the club, the deal secured the future of the playing squad and staff at the ground.


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He has worked extensively with Banks, Asset Based Lenders & Private Equity on mid market & SME assignments. He has a broad range of experience gained through a variety of assignments, working on formal insolvency appointments, informal workouts, debt negotiations and independent business reviews.

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