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NZ’s Smiths City Enters Receivership at Board’s Invitation

May 22, 2020, 3:30 AM

Appointment of receivers follows an agreement to sell stores and Smiths City Finance to Polar Capital,

  • Colin Gower and Diana Matchett of BDO Christchurch and Andrew Bethell of BDO Auckland appointed as the joint receivers and managers
  • NOTE: Smiths City Agrees to Sell Retail, Finance Operations
  • The board’s duty became to preserve as much value as possible for creditors
    • The appointment of Receivers today was necessary to fulfill that duty

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