Is your business beset by debts it is currently unable to repay? Do you have reason to believe your company will at some point return to profitability? Do you simply need to restructure your debt in order to repay it, and clear the way for that return to profitability? If so a Company Voluntary Arrangement or CVA may be just the thing for you.
A CVA is a legally binding agreement between you and your creditors in which debt payments are restructured to provide you relief over a specified period of time. Your creditors get the guarantees they’re looking for that you will honour the debt, and you get the short term relief you need to stoke the engine of future growth.
The CVA has the added benefit of protecting your company from any legal action your creditors may have been contemplating, and allows you to simplify debt service by consolidating many monthly payments into a single one.
With a Company Voluntary Arrangement your company gets the breathing room it needs to repay creditors, snuff out any legal action and return to a growth posture. In order to be able to take advantage of this type of agreement your company will need to meet the following requirements:
A Company Voluntary Arrangement should never be entered into lightly. It is a legally binding document that you fail to adhere to at your own peril. That said, the CVA will be approved if 75% of your creditors agree to the terms laid out therein.
If your company meets these requirements it may be beneficial for you to explore the possibility of a Company Voluntary Arrangement as a way to bring your debt issues to heel and carve a path to a future of sustainable growth.
If your business qualifies for a Company Voluntary Arrangement it will benefit in multiple ways. The most obvious benefit is that it provides you and your business the opportunity to step back from the stress generated by aggressive creditors and catch your breath. With the room and time to think, you should be able to devise a workable plan to repay your debts, while at the same time freeing up capital to fund the way forward. In many respects, the CVA allows you to raise the anchor that has been holding your business back. In addition:
Once it has been determined that your company is eligible to enter into a Company Voluntary Arrangement, the first step will be to prepare your CVA proposal. This document will outline the steps you are prepared to take to satisfy your various creditors. To create a CVA:
If you think a CVA may present the most viable way forward for your company, contact the experts at TruSolv. We’ve guided scores of UK companies out of the forest of debt and insolvency using CVAs and in the process helped them find a path to a sustainable future.
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