The shoe shop chain, which is controlled by the Moffitt family, entered examinership in October of last year due to its massive boomtime rent bill.

Two companies linked to the Carl Scarpa chain of 19 women’s shoe shops, which successfully exited examinership in January, retained combined profits o(...)

Other big examinerships were shoe retailer Carl Scarpa (68 jobs) and Flannery’s pub (39 jobs).

The use and alleged abuse of examinerships is a debate that has waxed and waned over the past five years. The courts made it pretty clear quite(...)

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Construction’s survival as a result of the examinership process resulted in more than 200 jobs being saved. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

More than 400 jobs were saved as a result of the examinership process in the first three months of the year, a new index shows. According to th(...)

Carl Scarpa, the chain of upscale women’s shoe shops, will later this month exit examinership after raising fresh funds of €590,000.The High Court yes(...)

Kavanaghfennell partner David Van Dessel at the Advising Distressed Clients conference  at Convention Centre Dublin yesterday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The number of companies going to the wall fell by almost one-fifth to 1,141 in the first 10 months of the year, figures released yesterday show.Accord(...)

Siac was among the high-profile insolvencies during October

The rate of company insolvencies has slowed down, while the number of new business start-ups is increasing, figures from business and credit risk anal(...)

The directors of upmarket women’s shoe shop chain Carl Scarpa, which was yesterday given High Court protection from creditors to which it owes around ¤2 million, are confident that new investment can be found to save the business.

BARRY O’HALLORANThe directors of upmarket women’s shoe shop chain Carl Scarpa, which was yesterday given High Court protection from creditors to which(...)