Why Hilco UK?
Hilco is the global leader in retail restructuring: To resolve complex, difficult or distressed siutations a retailer may need to drive a clear change in the business whilst managing the related risks.
Hilco have been involved in many of the most notable retail restructuring projects of the last 5 years in the UK and continental Europe.
HMV to open on Grafton Street in Dublin March 7th, 2014
HMV and Xtra-vision owners Hilco Capital today announced that it will open a new store on Dublin’s Grafton Street.
Re:Capital Australia acquires Hillier’s Chocolates February 17th, 2014
Re:Capital, the Australian arm of Hilco Capital, an international specialist investor, today announced that it has acquired Ernest Hillier Pty Ltd (“Hillier’s Chocolates”), the private Melbourne-based chocolatier.
HMV Ireland to open more concessions February 13th, 2014
Hilco Capital’s Irish entertainment business, Xtra-vision, has confirmed that the first two of a planned 15 HMV concessions will be opened at their stores at Finglas and Tallaght this weekend. The Tallaght Xtra-vision store has been relocated to a larger store on Belgard Road specifically to create sufficient space to incorporate HMV.
Q413 Newsletter Out Now February 3rd, 2014
The Hilco Capital Newsletter for Q4 2013 is out now – click here to read it now.
Hilco Capital appoints Canaccord Genuity to sell Denby Holdings Group February 2nd, 2014
Hilco Capital has appointed Canaccord Genuity to seek purchasers for Denby Holdings Group, the manufacturer of high quality tableware, which includes the Denby, Burleigh, Poole and HartleyGreens pottery brands.
Given Denby’s strong trading performance and increased customer demand across the world, Hilco Capital has received a number of unsolicited approaches from trade buyers seeking to purchase the business and believes that now is an ideal time to explore the Group’s future opportunities. Hilco has appointed Canaccord Genuity, a leading global, independent financial services firm, to pursue possible sale options.
Hilco Capital Appoints Erik Van Heuven as Managing Director/Business Development Director, Europe January 21st, 2014
Hilco Capital has announced the appointment of Erik Van Heuven as Managing Director/Business Development Director, Europe with effect from January 1, 2014. Van Heuven will be responsible for developing Hilco Capital’s business streams in Germany, Belgium, Holland, Switzerland, Austria and France as well as in Scandinavia.
Denby Group Summary Trading Update January 6th, 2014
Denby Pottery Group, manufacturer of high quality tableware, has enjoyed a strong trading year in 2013, including a very strong fourth quarter, leading to total sales of the eponymous ‘Denby’ branded product reaching £44m ($73m), an increase of 11% on the prior year. Despite reports of discounting in the High Street over the Christmas period, gross margins in the business also increased.
Pelé Awarded at HMV Football Extravaganza November 1st, 2013
Pelé, arguably the greatest footballer of all time, was awarded the Legend of Football Award at the HMV Football Extravaganza on 29 October. Paul McGowan, Chairman of HMV and CEO of Hilco Capital, and Brian McLaughin, Chairman of the Football Extravaganza, presented Pelé with the Nipper trophy at a star studded event at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London.
HMV App Returns to the iOS App Store October 31st, 2013
HMV has announced that its new digital music app is once again live in the Apple iOS app store in the UK. The new version of the app offers the same sound and image search and music library features but without the download link to the hmvdigital.com web store. Users can still use image search to easily listen to 30 second previews of tracks from CDs in store, sound search to discover the music around them and the library to listen to their music collection.
Hilco Capital Newsletter Q313 Out Now October 30th, 2013
The Hilco Capital Newsletter for Q3 2013 is out now.