There has been a lot of media attention recently about the level of corporate insolvencies in the building industry. The media’s reporting on this subject could lead you to conclude that insolvency in the building industry is ‘out of control’. There is no denying that the construction industry has a disproportionately high level of insolvency
CREDIT NEWS & VIEWS
The consolidated debt at 60/90 days for the Sep 2018 quarter was 5.66%. This was slightly lower than the Sep 2017 results. The 2017/2018 financial year average for outstanding debt at 60/90 days was 6.57%. This was a big improvement on the 2016/2017 results which averaged 7.72% for the year.
Since last reported, (in last month’s newsletter), we have recorded 12 Administrator appointments, 9 in December and 3 in January 2019. Company (Voluntary Administration) Appointed Region Woodhill & Sons Pty Ltd 03/12/2018 NT Niveau Pty Ltd 03/12/2018 WA Calatafirmi Enterprises Pty Ltd 03/12/2018 QLD Unity Group of Companies (2009) Pty Ltd 13/12/2018 SA Multidwell Group
Since last reported, (in last month’s newsletter), we have recorded 35 Applications for Wind-up. The ATO are listed as the Applicant in 54% of these listings. Company Applicant State Hearing Date Tierra Built Pty Ltd Eaton & Sons Pty Ltd NSW 30/01/2019 Adant Services Group Pty Ltd Powerark Solar Pty Ltd VIC 30/01/2019 Lxora Construction