Business Barometer

July saw the highest number of Liquidator appointments in any month this year.

201 Irish Companies filed an E2 Appointment of a Liquidator with the Irish Companies Registration Office in July '11. This is a 6% increase on the next highest total for Liquidator appointments in 2011.

Companies with Liquidator Appointed

January - July 2011

As you can see from the graph above, this is the first time that over 200 companies have had a liquidator appointed in 2011. This represents an 18% increase on the average number of monthly appointments (170).

Our research in to liquidations this July also showed that the majority of these companies were insolvent at the time of the liquidator being appointed.

129 companies did not file an E1 Declaration of Solvency, indicating that they were unable to pay their debts as they fell due. This is a 14% increase on the number of company insolvencies that we saw in June of this year.

Insolvency Notices


The number of companies that have collapsed this year. This figure is up 33% compared to last year
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Our Credit Reports are predicting over 80% of insolvencies at up to 6 months in advance.



  • 27 Companies

E8 (Notice Of Appointment Of Receiver)

  • 14 Companies


  • 5 Companies



The number of companies that have closed this week.

New Startups

New Companies

  • 207 Companies

New Businesses

  • 447 Businesses

Important Changes

Changed Status

  • 1017 Companies


  • 1 Company

Strike off & Struck off Companies

Strike Off

  • 303 Companies

Struck Off

  • 307 Companies

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