Insolvency Rescue Awards: 6 consulting firms shortlisted

30 September 2014 Consultancy.uk

Tomorrow, on 1st October 2014, the Insolvency & Rescue Awards will be take place in London, an event which celebrates excellence and best practices in insolvency and business rescue. Six consulting firms have been shortlised as finalists.

Insolvency & Rescue Awards
The Insolvency & Rescue Awards is an annual award ceremony during which excellence and commitment to rescue of individuals, teams and companies within the insolvency and corporate recovery industry, and as well as best practices are recognised. This year represents the seventh year of these annual awards, and around 800 insolvency professionals from 200 companies are expected to attend the ceremony. This year’s ceremony will take place on Wednesday 1 October 2014, at the Lancaster London Hotel. 

Insolvency & Rescue Awards 2014

The awards are divided in 30 categories, including, among others, Asset and Invoice Finance Provider of the Year, Banking Restructuring Team of the Year, Best use of Technology, Business Rescue Financier of the Year, Business Rescue of the Year, Corporate Recovery Firm of the Year, International Firm of the Year, and Personal Insolvency Practitioner of the Year.

Consulting firms
Among the nominees, six consulting firms can be found, with a total of 24 nominations between them. An overview of their nominations:

Firms nominated for Insolvency Rescue Awards

KPMG
- Business Rescue of the Year – £21million plus turnover: Aircraft engine component supplier
- Corporate IP of the Year: Kieran Wallace
- Corporate Recovery Firm of the Year – 11 or more licensed appointment taking IPs
- Insolvency Manager of the Year: Steve Bunn
- Insolvency Team of the Year
- International Firm of the Year
- Personal IP of the Year – working within firms >11 licensed appointment taking IPs: Wendy Wardell
- Rising Star Award: Victoria Horishny
- Turnaround Practitioner of the Year: Mark Raddan

PwC
- Business Rescue of the Year – £21million plus turnover: Albemarle & Bond: (with Barclays and Lloyds)
- Corporate IP of the Year: David Baxendale
- Corporate Recovery Firm of the Year – 11 or more licensed appointment taking IPs
- Insolvency Team of the Year
- International Firm of the Year
- Rising Star Award: Brad Lintern

Mazars
- Insolvency Manager of the Year: Matt Carter
- Insolvency Team of the Year: Mazars National Creditor Services
- Personal Insolvency Firm of the Year

Grant Thornton
- Business Rescue of the Year – £21million plus turnover: Thomson Directories
- Corporate Recovery Firm of the Year – 11 or more licensed appointment taking IPs
- International Firm of the Year

Baker Tilly
- Best Use of Technology
- Personal IP of the Year – working within firms >11 licensed appointment taking IPs: Mark Sands

AlixPartners
- International Firm of the Year

In addition to being shortlisted as finalist, four of the six consulting firms will contribute by providing a judge to the jury*, and Mazars will also sponsor the award ‘Personal IP of the Year – working within firms with 11 or more licensed appointment taking IPs’.

* David Chubb - Partner at PwC, Chris Laverty - Partner at KPMG, Ann Nilsson - Partner at Mazars, and Mark Sands - Partner at Baker Tilly, will be part of the jury.

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