Zolfo Cooper

Difficulties: Cal Management in administration

Cal Management falls into administration

By John Harrington

Cal Management, the pub operator that bought 44 community sites in northern England out of administration two years ago, has itself fallen into administration because of “difficult” trading conditions.

Be At One: working with Zolfo Cooper

Be At One seeks backing for growth plans

By Mark Wingett, M&C Report

London-based cocktail bar operator Be At One has appointed Zolfo Cooper to advise it on its investment options for future growth. It is looking to...

Balls Brothers: attracted strong interest

Zolfo Cooper: 12 bidders for Balls Brothers

By The PMA Team

A detailed report by administrator Zolfo Cooper shows 12 offers were received for the company or most of it with a further 20 offers for multiple sites or single sites.

Study paints a less than rosy picture for the pub trade

42% spending less at the pub

By M&C Report

A new study has found 42% of drinkers are spending less in pubs than six months ago — there are falls across virtually all sectors.

Balls Brothers: in administration

Balls Brothers in administration

By Ewan Turney

The 19-strong London based wine bar and restaurant operator Balls Brothers has gone into administration. Zolfo Cooper has been brought in to lead...

Pre-loading is a problem

78% pre-load before going to pub

By Ewan Turney

Over 78% of 18-34 year-olds regularly drink at home before going out — a trend that is causing serious damage to the pub trade. New research from...

Bar room bar: business was bought from Orchid in 2007

Bar Room Bar's £16m debt

By The PMA Team

Bar Room Bar is set to leave creditors out of pocket by around £16m, a report by administrator Zolfo Cooper indicates.