Friday June 5, 2020

Beleaguered Bourke in battle to save his empire

Pub and restaurant entrepreneur Jay Bourke is locked in last-ditch talks with ACC Bank this weekend, in an effort to oust receivers appointed to a chunk of his business empire.

15th February, 2015
Jay Bourke: receivers have been appointed to a number of the entrepreneur’s shares in Dublin businesses Picture: Collins

Bourke is hoping to reach a deal to block a move against several of his businesses by the Dutch-owned lender, which has appointed share receivers over several of his businesses as it seeks to recover a €1.1 million debt.

Bourke’s shares in the companies behind Pygmalion, Eden Bar & Grill and Bobo’s Burgers were taken over on foot of a judgment for that amount, with ACC appointing Barry Donohue of Cork firm Connor Pyne as...

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