Risk Watch Essentials - January 2022

Risk Watch Essentials - January 2022

The graph below represents formal appointments from the start of 2017 to the end of 2021 on a quarterly basis. The graph indicates that the number of formal appointments continue to be well below pre pandemic levels with no sign of increasing.

Source: https://asic.gov.au/regulatory-resources/find-a-document/statistics/insolvency-statistics/

The tables and graphs below summarise the data essentials captured from our daily Risk Watch publication, which provides a synopsis of the insolvency market for January 2022.

In addition to the tables below, three (3) companies appointed a Restructuring Practitioner during the month of January 2022 in relation to the Debtor in Possession restructuring process for small businesses.

Winding Up applications filed with the Court in January 2022

Winding Up Applications    Australia    NSW    VIC    QLD    WA    ACT    SA    NT    TAS
TOTAL 108 33 (31%)    29 (27%)    26 (24%)    11 (10%)    2 (2%)    5 (5%)    0 (0%)   

2 (2%)

There were no winding up applications filed by the ATO in January 2022

Formal Appointments in January 2022

Formal Appointments    Australia    NSW    VIC    QLD    WA    ACT    SA    NT    TAS
TOTAL 300 128 (43%) 67 (22%) 60 (20%) 22 (7%) 4 (1%) 15 (5%) 1 (0%) 3 (1%)
Court Liquidation 53 7 (13%) 19 (36%) 16 (30%) 7 (13%) 0 (0%) 4 (8%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Creditors'/Members' Voluntary Liquidation 225 114 (51%) 43 (19%) 37 (16%) 13 (6%) 4 (2%) 10 (4%) 1 (0%) 3 (1%)
Voluntary Administration 22 7 (32%) 5 (23%) 7 (32%) 2 (9%) 0 (0%) 1 (5%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)

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