Eilis Jordan

Eilis is a recent addition to the Business Sale Report editorial team.
A native of Ireland, she completed a degree in Applied Languages at Dublin City University, and has been living and working in the UK for 15 years. She began her career writing and editing an in-house publication for a large corporate firm based in the UK and her career has since included completing in-depth research reports for multi-national firms, writing copy for the web and press releases. She has written and edited across a wide range of sectors from insurance and banking to healthcare, FMCG and the hospitality sector, and is also an experienced translator from German and Spanish to English.

News - written by Eilis Jordan

The care home chain Four Seasons Health Care, which houses around 17,000 vulnerable residents, teeters on the brink as backers say it could collapse into administration within the next week unless a £26m payment is [more]
A company that sells bikes and cycling gear online has entered administration on the back of unfavourable trading conditions. [more]
Leading Scottish engineering company, Burntisland Fabricators, is on the verge of calling in administrators, it has been revealed. [more]
A management buy-out at a Harrogate-based medical supplier will kickstart a period of expansion, its executive team announced this week as they completed a takeover deal. [more]
The owners of healthy eating specialist Planet Organic are considering a sale of its business and have engaged advisors to help shape a potential deal. [more]
The high street bookselling giant Waterstones could be putting itself up for sale, it has been reported. [more]
The rent-to-own retailer Brighthouse, who has been struggling amid mounting financial pressures, has been put up for sale. [more]
The UK's biggest Apple reseller, Jigsaw24, has been put up for sale a few weeks after a warning from Dixons Carphone about a slowdown in the mobile mar [more]
A UK engineering software firm is set to merge with the software arm of French energy group Schneider Electric, creating an entity expected to be worth around £3 bill [more]
One of the UK's largest independent service station forecourt operators has been acquired by a major counterp [more]
A British mining firm is waiting to hear how its operations will continue after opting to fall into administration rather than accept a takeover bid from a minority shareholder in what is thought to be a UK first. [more]
A Suffolk haulage company has released its former premises, including a yard and several other buildings, for sale following a large-scale restructuring of its business last year. [more]
A home entertainment, garden and leisure distribution company based in Lancashire has slipped into the red despite an almost 10 per cent rise in profits. [more]
A framing retailer based in Ashford, Kent has entered administration after trading for the best part of a century. [more]
International retail chain Spar could be heading for a break-up as its owner considers selling its wholesale arm in a deal worth £100 mill [more]
Luxury shoemaker Jimmy Choo has been bought by US fashion house Michael Kors Holdings in a deal believed to be worth around £900 mil [more]
Renowned Yorkshire firm Essential Fleet Services has acquired vehicle contract hire business Go Plant in a deal which will create an £80m-turnover gr [more]
A Bath-based vending machine company with an annual turnover of £11m has been bought as part of a multimillion pound deal by a renowned crisp and snack ma [more]
British businesses have responded to the general election results with a plea for the economy to be at the top of the agenda, warning the forthcoming government that this is a "serious moment" for the UK [more]
An engineering company based in Leicestershire that was sold out of administration in a pre-pack deal 6 months ago has slipped back into insolvency. [more]