Rebecca Dacre Director - Restructuring Services

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Rebecca Dacre, a Director in the Mazars Milton Keynes office, is a licensed insolvency practitioner (FABRP) and chartered accountant (FCA) with over 16 years’ experience gained in both London and Milton Keynes. Rebecca has helped many business owners and directors navigate through the difficult times that their business has encountered and is regularly engaged in negotiating with banks/lenders/financial institutions. Her secondment to a bank and subsequent project work for the Banking Consulting team here at Mazars means that Rebecca can speak the banks’ language and has a depth of understanding of how they operate with distressed customers.

Rebecca advises both owner-managed business and medium-sized companies across a wide range of sectors including but not limited to: retail, automotive, intellectual property/R&D, engineering, manufacturing and construction. Rebecca regularly advises on solvent restructuring and group rationalisation, together with carrying out solvent liquidations for shareholders seeking to wind up their business and take out their capital. Rebecca works closely with her tax team on these assignments so that the most tax-efficient plans may be put in place. Additionally, Rebecca carries out advisory assignments assisting boards with a turnaround (both planning and implementing); she has a network of contacts who can act as non-exec directors and part-time FDs/FCs if the business needs that support.

Selected projects:

Retail – administrator/liquidator of a string of motorist’s shops in the midlands and home counties, a local footwear brand with international sales, an international ladies’ clothing brand with shops and concessions across the UK.

Care homes – administrator of care homes in the north of the country, traded on until sale.  One of the care homes required close liaison with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) due to previous issues. The landlord was also the secured lender in this instance and we successfully achieved a sale to their preferred tenant.

Manufacturing and engineering – administrator/liquidator of a can manufacturer, several steelworks companies, several R&D companies with complex intellectual property successfully sold.

Modelling agency – liquidator of London modelling agency owing fees to hundreds of models, trust account issues and legal action to seek recovery of assets.

Taxi/private hire – Court-appointed receiver of a taxi and private hire business due to litigation between the parties running it. 

Construction – liquidator of various residential and commercial construction companies, and administrator and liquidator of numerous sub-contractor companies in the construction sector.

Events – liquidator of events, celebrity performance and entertainment companies.

Cabair International – liquidator of pilot training school in Cranfield, with numerous international creditors and students.

Motor – liquidator of motor dealers (new and used), and assisted trading one site on an administrative receivership of a large Ford dealership with multiple sites across the Midlands and West Country.

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