Friday December 13, 2019

Interim examiner for Debenhams' Irish stores

Losses blamed on higher costs, including rent

Ian Guider

Markets Editor

@ianguider
12th May, 2016
Debenhams sets aside £4m for Irish business restructure. Pic Getty

The High Court has approved the appointment of an interim examiner to the Irish subsidiary of department store chain Debenhams. Kieran Wallace of KPMG has been appointed to the role.

Earlier, the company announced that it had sought the appointment of an interim examiner to its 11 Irish stores. In a statement, the company said it was looking to restructure the business in Ireland, which lost €6.7m in the year to the end of August...

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