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Appointment details

Appointment type Deed of Company Arrangement – 3 August 2020
Voluntary Administration – 8 January 2020
Appointees Gayle Dickerson, Ryan Eagle, Tim Mableson
Companies subject to Administration McWilliam’s Wines Group Ltd ACN 000 024 108
Mount Pleasant Wines Pty Ltd ACN 000 024 813
Office Sydney
Wine bottle with corkscrew

KPMG contact

Irene Tang
mcwilliams@kpmg.com.au
+61 2 9273 5594

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Background information

Gayle Dickerson, Ryan Eagle and Tim Mableson were appointed Administrators of McWilliam’s Wines Group Ltd and Mount Pleasant Wines Pty Ltd on 8 January 2020.

At the second meeting of creditors of the Group on 24 July 2020, creditors voted in favour of the following:

  • A Deed of Company Arrangement be executed for the Group.
  • A Committee of Inspection be appointed for the Deed Administration of McWilliam’s Wines Group.

The Deed of Company Arrangement was executed on 3 August 2020 and Gayle Dickerson, Tim Mableson and Ryan Eagle were appointed Deed Administrators.

Further information for all stakeholders will be uploaded to this page as it becomes available.

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Second Meeting of Creditors

The second meeting of creditors was held on Friday, 24 July at 11:00am (AEST). In line with the Government’s safe distancing measures put in place in response to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the meeting was held via teleconference facilities.

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Creditor communications

Information and circulars for creditors.

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Court documents

Court directions proceedings and documentation relating to this matter.

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Information for shareholders

Information and updates for shareholders of McWilliam’s Wines Group Ltd and Mount Pleasant Wines Pty Ltd.

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Information for employees

We provide answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) for employees of McWilliam’s Wines Group Ltd and Mount Pleasant Wines Pty Ltd.

For information on the Fair Entitlements Guarantee (FEG)  for claimants, visit: www.employment.gov.au/fair-entitlements-guarantee-feg

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ASIC insolvency material

The Australian Securities & Investments Commission provides resources on insolvency for directors, practitioners, employees, creditors and investors.

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Support

Coping with the emotional impact of financial distress.

Beyond Blue

beyondblue offers some useful resources for people struggling with the emotional impact of financial distress.

The beyondblue Support Service provides confidential, one-on-one counselling with a trained mental health professional.
Phone: 1300 22 4636

Lifeline

Lifeline offers phone crisis counselling for people who are experiencing financial and emotional hardship.

Phone: 13 11 14 Australia-wide
Online crisis support chat (7:00pm to 4:00am daily)

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