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

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]
Topshop Australia has gone into voluntary administration, putting a total of 760 jobs under review. [more]