- Hillsdown keeps furniture division. Kidd, Andrew // Cabinet Maker;12/11/98, Issue 5118, p2
Focuses on food company Hillsdown Holdings PLC's decision to abandon plan to sell its upholstery groups in Great Britain. NatWest Equity Partners' failure to meet its initial offer; Proposal to turn around the loss making firms.
- Non, merci beaucoup! Danby, Sandra // Cabinet Maker;10/16/98, Issue 5110, p1
Opinion. Comments on Hillsdown's rejection of Cauval's bid for the company. Impact of the sale process on the performance of the individual companies; Implications for Great Britain's furniture industry; Explanation for Hillsdown's rejection of Cauval's bid.
- Management buys Carleton. // Cabinet Maker;02/16/2001, Issue 5225, p6
Reports the acquisition of Carleton Furniture by Hillsdown Holdings in Great Britain. Plans for re-equipping the business with office furniture range development; Views of sales directors regarding the issue; Corporate sales earned; Company background.
- Is the price right? Westphal, Linda // Cabinet Maker;12/04/98, Issue 5117, p1
Opinion. Discusses the issues concerning the fate of British furniture firms Christie-Tyler and Walker & Homer. Remarks of Michael Teacher, chief executive of firms' owner Hillsdown Holdings; Issue of money.
- Cauval exit clears way for Payne bid as MacKenzie prepares to retire. Kidd, Andrew // Cabinet Maker;12/04/98, Issue 5117, p2
Focuses on the decision of French group Cauval to end its attempt to acquire British furniture firms, Christie-Tyler and Walker & Homer, from Hillsdown Holdings. Preferred bid headed by John Payne who has resigned as Hillsdown chief executive; Deadline imposed for any sale; Cauval's search for...
- French firm renews C-T interest. // Cabinet Maker;11/06/98, Issue 5113, p2
Reports on Cauval's renewed interest to acquire Hillsdown Holdings PLC's owned furniture companies Christie-Tyler and Walker and Homer. Christie-Tyler and Walker and Homer parent company Hillsdown Holdings' rejection of Cauval's initial offer; Cauval's reluctance to increase its cash offer.
- Hillsdown rejects Cauval's cash bid for C-T and Walker & Homer. Kidd, Andrew // Cabinet Maker;10/16/98, Issue 5110, p2
Reports on the break down of talks between Cauval and Hillsdown over the sale of the latter's Christie-Tyler and Walker & Homer businesses on October 9, 1998. Cash bid offered by Cauval for the businesses; Speculations concerning the other bidders for the holdings; Background on Cauval's business.
- The auditor and causation. Keenan, Denis // Accountancy;Mar1994, Vol. 113 Issue 1207, p114
The article reports that the Court of Appeal in Great Britain has ruled in 1994 that complaints against auditors will not establish liability unless the inaccurate accounts can be shown to be the cause of profit losses. Key issues discussed in the article include a review of a case involving...
- MBO mooted for Christie-Tyler. // Cabinet Maker;04/24/98, Issue 5085, p2
Reports that a management buyout will be the likely option for Christie-Tyler after the announcement of its parent company Hillsdown Holdings on the future of its non-food divisions. Restructuring of the sales operation from agents to sales representatives at Hillsdown and its divisions;...