Caroline Ramsey

After completing her Communications BA at Bournemouth University, Caroline began her career writing UK and US industry news for a business news agency. She then moved on to the role of Communications and Publications Editor at a niche publishing and consultancy firm where she edited research reports and wrote copy for the web and for marketing projects.

Caroline joined Business Sale Report in December 2008. She writes, edits and researches articles for clients and looks after editorial matters for the company.

News - written by Caroline Ramsey

Sunline Direct Mail (SDM), an e-commerce and direct mail firm based in Loughborough, is looking to assign an administrator. This comes as a result of the recent updates to General Data Protection Regulations, and in response to the concerns regarding plastic use, inspired by the Blue Planet documentaries commissioned by the BBC. [more]
Fabb Sofas, the furniture retailer founded in 2016 by billionaire Lord Kirkham, has fallen into administration after failing to “meet payments as they fall due& [more]
Four care homes have been taken over by administrators following a breakdown in negotiations between their owner and a property agent. [more]
Mothercare has reinstated its former chief executive Mark Newton-Jones and announced plans to close 50 stores amid the delivery on an insolvency rescue package. [more]
HC-One, the UK’s largest care home provider, has been put up for sale with a price tag of GBP [more]
Poundworld has officially been put up for sale by its private equity owner, TPG Capital, according to the latest reports. [more]
AIR studios, which was set up by legendary Beatles producer George Martin, is being put up for sale. [more]
High street fashion brand Bench, which was founded in 1989, has filed for administration after revealing it is struggling to remain on a "sustainable economic footi [more]
Private equity firm Bridgepoint has agreed to sell sandwich shop chain Pret a Manger to JAB Holdings in a deal worth some GBP1.5bn. [more]
A management buyout of the Pizza Hut restaurant chain has been completed in a deal thought to be worth as much as GBP100m. [more]
The company that runs a chain of popular diners that serve both steak and lobster has been placed into administration, placing the future of its four restaurants into doubt. [more]
A Bedfordshire-based rose growing specialist, Chessum Plants Limited, has fallen into administration and is being sold with the help of Begbies Traynor. [more]
A pair of Leeds-based roofing and industrial cladding firms have entered administration, prompted by a period of severe financial difficulties that followed their rapid expansion. [more]
The Prezzo restaurant chain has announced that creditors have officially backed a proposal that will see the group close 94 of its restaurants, which amounts to around one third of the chain's s [more]
The management team at a fire protection device firm has put pen to paper on a deal to take control of the company, thanks to some support from private equity. [more]
Real estate investment trust, Secure Income REIT PLC, has purchased the Manchester Arena venue as part of a larger deal worth some GBP436m. [more]
Administrators have been appointed at Countrywide Farmers, a provider of farming supplies, after difficult trading conditions and a failed attempt to sell its retail arm had damaging effects on its fortune. [more]
Hawthorn Leisure, a firm led by co-founder CEO Gerry Carroll, is being put up for sale by majority owners Avenue Capital. [more]
Standard Life Aberdeen (SLA) has revealed it is selling its insurance arm to Phoenix Group for GBP3.2bn. [more]
The Jamie Oliver restaurant Group has confirmed that it is looking into selling off it Barbecoa steak restaurant chain. [more]