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Market Intelligence: May 2014

Insolvency News presents the key trends for May 2014 relating to administration appointments for individual firms, insolvency practitioners (IPs), caseloads, sectors and regions. The figures are based on data from Companies House and The London Gazette.


What the graphic shows: The number of administration appointments won by the top 10 performing firms during the month ending 31 May 2014 across England & Wales as listed in The London Gazette.

Begbies Traynor topped the chart once again in May, collecting almost twice as many administration appointments than any other firm, despite the overall drop in administrations. The firm collected appointments throughout the South East and Midlands during the month, across a range of market sectors. Begbies Traynor has so far been appointed to 68 administrations so far during 2014, more than any other firm.
Mid-tier firms Baker Tilly, BDO, Leonard Curtis, Duff & Phelps, and FRP Advisory all collected between three and five appointments apiece during May, demonstrating that despite the overall decrease, appointment levels stayed generally flat month-on-month.
Of the ‘Big Four’, only PwC appeared in the May chart, with five appointments, while EY and KPMG collected two and one appointments respectively. Deloitte collected no appointments during May.


What the graphic shows: The percentage increase and decrease in case numbers by firm month-on-month between April and May 2014.


What the graphic shows: The percentage increase and decrease in case numbers by firm year-on-year between May 2013 and May 2014.


What the graphic shows: Administrative appointments per market sector in England and Wales during the month ending 31 May 2014 as listed in The London Gazette.

Administration appointments in England and Wales dropped by over one-third (34%) between April and May 2014, from 140 to 93. There were month-on-month decreases across almost all market sectors, with the exception of the construction sector which saw a 40% increase in administrations between April and May.
The greatest decreases occurred within the property, health and social care, manufacturing sectors, which saw decreases of 87%, 83%, and 48% respectively.

What the graphic shows: The percentage of all administration cases landed by each insolvency practitioner during the month ending 31 May 2014. The “Rank” column shows the IP’s annual ranking by number of cases in 2013.


What the graphic shows: The busiest regions for administration appointments in England and Wales during the month ending 31 May 2014 as listed in The London Gazette.


What the graphic shows: The split of administration appointments and receiverships between the clearing banks for the month ending 31 May 2014, based on floating charges register at Companies House.


What the graphic shows: The number of appointments taken by insolvency practices by different banks for the month ending 31 May 2014, based on where those clearing banks held floating charges registered at Companies House.

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