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Some Fintyre companies operating again in Germany

Some Fintyre companies operating again in Germany

6th March 2020 | 0 Comments

The insolvency administrator handling the case of 16 Fintyre Group companies in Germany reports further progress. Miguel Grosser from law and insolvency administration firm JAFFÉ states that 31 TyreXpert, Secura and Duro retail outlets are selling tyres again and providing a full range of customer services. Other centres, including those belonging to Reiff Reifen und Autotechnik, can operate on a “restricted” basis but not sell new products.

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Fintyre insolvency: New month, no pay

Fintyre insolvency: New month, no pay

3rd March 2020 | 0 Comments

Hundreds of people employed by Fintyre Group subsidiaries in Germany didn’t receive their wages or salaries for January, and it looks like this unhappy situation occurred again a month later. Disgruntled employees have contacted our German affiliate to confirm the lightness of their bank accounts, but apparently, they’ll soon become weightier.

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Fintyre’s insolvent businesses: All unpaid employees now receiving benefits

Fintyre’s insolvent businesses: All unpaid employees now receiving benefits

26th February 2020 | 0 Comments

All employees of the Fintyre Group’s 16 subsidiary companies in Germany who didn’t receive their wages or salaries for January have now received insolvency benefits – which Fintyre will ultimately pay for, one way or another.

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Search for Fintyre investor begins as employees receive insolvency benefits

Search for Fintyre investor begins as employees receive insolvency benefits

18th February 2020 | 0 Comments

It’s still early days for Fintyre’s insolvency proceedings in Germany, but some progress has been made. The insolvency administrator appointed to the preliminary insolvency proceedings for 16 Fintyre Group companies reports the appointment of a committee of creditors. This committee will work with a “leading international transaction consultant” to find a new investor for Fintyre. At the same time, some of the Fintyre employees who weren’t paid salaries or wages for January have now received insolvency benefit payments.

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Fintyre Group employee pay ‘coming’, restarting business operations a priority

Fintyre Group employee pay ‘coming’, restarting business operations a priority

14th February 2020 | 0 Comments

All 16 companies in the German Fintyre Group have now applied to open insolvency proceedings. But what lies ahead for the 1300-plus employees awaiting wages and salaries, the affected companies’ creditors, and the companies themselves? Sebastian Brunner, spokesman for Miguel Grosser, the provisional insolvency administrator at law firm Jaffé, told our sister website in Germany, Reifenpresse.de, that approximately 200 Reifen Krieg employees will receive their outstanding January wages and salaries in the coming days. Business at the group’s wholesalers and retailers is largely at a standstill, though the office of the provisional insolvency administrator has some more positive news on this too.

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Anger amongst Fintyre Group’s workforce in Germany: “They’re dealing with people, not numbers”

Anger amongst Fintyre Group’s workforce in Germany: “They’re dealing with people, not numbers”

14th February 2020 | 0 Comments

They are resigned, angry and desperate. But above all, they’re disappointed. Disappointed that they weren’t informed about the bankruptcy by their employer Fintyre, but by the media. Our sister publication in Germany, Neue Reifenzeitung, has spoken with staff at TyreXpert outlets in the north of the country to gain an insight into the mood of the workforce.

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German Fintyre Group almost completely in bankruptcy

German Fintyre Group almost completely in bankruptcy

12th February 2020 | 0 Comments

Just a few days after bankruptcy proceedings were initiated by Reifen Krieg GmbH, several other companies under the umbrella of the German Fintyre Group are now bankrupt, including almost all of the companies relevant to the operating business.

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Fintyre Group’s Reifen Krieg files for bankruptcy

Fintyre Group’s Reifen Krieg files for bankruptcy

7th February 2020 | 0 Comments

German tyre distributor Reifen Krieg GmbH, part of the Fintyre Group of companies (Fintyre) active in tyre distribution and retail in Germany and Italy, filed bankruptcy proceedings on the evening of 6 February in Frankfurt, with lawyer Miguel Grosser appointed trustee. Tyrepress reported on Monday that the group’s chief executive officer, Claudio Passerini – who is also the CEO of the group’s umbrella organisation in Germany, Fintyre Group GmbH – had written to Fintyre’s German employees to inform them of restructuring necessary for the short-term to ensure its sustainable continuation in the wake of missed salary payments in January.

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Restructuring announced as Fintyre Group misses January wages

Restructuring announced as Fintyre Group misses January wages

3rd February 2020 | 0 Comments

The Fintyre Group has grown considerably since Bain Capital first acquired Italian tyre wholesaler Fintyre early in 2017, but what does the future hold? Tyrepress.com understands that the company has told its employees in Germany that a restructuring of the Fintyre Group is taking place, and that this measure is now being felt in a very tangible way.

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Fintyre and Hankook win 800,000-euro Ferrovie del Sud-Est fleet tender

Fintyre and Hankook win 800,000-euro Ferrovie del Sud-Est fleet tender

14th November 2019 | 0 Comments

Fintyre has won the tender for the supply of tyres for public transport vehicles, launched by Ferrovie del Sud-Est with an auction base of over 800,000 euros.

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EfTD rebrands as Fintyre Group

EfTD rebrands as Fintyre Group

17th September 2019 | 0 Comments

Wholesaler European Fintyre Distribution Limited (EfTD) has changed its name. As of yesterday, the firm is known as Fintyre Group.

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Fintyre now sole Italy distributor for Triangle tyres

Fintyre now sole Italy distributor for Triangle tyres

12th July 2019 | 0 Comments

Wholesaler Fintyre has gained exclusive Italian market distribution of the entire Triangle PCR portfolio, including the recently-presented overhauled Triangle tyre range for Europe. Triangle Tyre chose the European Fintyre Distribution (EfTD) member company thanks to its “extensive distribution coverage, its competence that distinguishes the company and its widespread presence on the Italian territory.”

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Fintyre wins Milan public transport tender

2nd July 2019 | 0 Comments

Italian distributor of replacement tyres, Fintyre has been awarded the tender for the supply of tyres for public transport vehicles, launched by ATM (Azienda Trasporti Milanesi), with an auction base of 2.632 million euro.

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FinTyre completes Rs Exclusivreifengrosshandel and Tyrexpert Reifen + Autoservice acquisition

10th May 2019 | 0 Comments

Following the announcement made on 28 December 2018, on 10 May 2019, European FinTyre Distribution (EfTD) announced that it has completed the acquisition of 100 per cent of German tyre firms Rs ExclusivReifengrosshandel GmbH and Tyrexpert Reifen+Autoservice GmbH.

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EfTD names Riccardo Costa as purchasing director, Truck & Motorcycle

EfTD names Riccardo Costa as purchasing director, Truck & Motorcycle

4th April 2019 | 0 Comments

European FinTyre Distribution (EfTD) has appointed Riccardo Costa as purchasing director Business Truck & Motorcycle. In this role he will report directly to Alessandro Bruchi, Chief Procurement Officer of EfTD.

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