Global Restructuring Advisory
Advising companies, financial sponsors and other stakeholders involved in challenging situations and distressed transactions.Global Restructuring Advisory
Joanne Wright is a managing director in the Global Restructuring Advisory practice, based in the Manchester office, and leader of the firm’s UK Personal Insolvency practice. She has more than 30 years of experience in the insolvency industry and has specialized in personal insolvency for the last 20 years.
Prior to Duff & Phelps, Joanne was a partner at Begbies Traynor in the firm’s Business Rescue and Recovery practice.
Joanne has extensive experience in debt negotiation, advising and implementing bespoke voluntary arrangements and undertaking complex investigative bankruptcy matters. Joanne also has considerable experience in dealing with insolvent deceased estates.
Joanne received a Bachelor of Laws from Lancaster University. She is a UK licensed insolvency practitioner, a fellow of R3, and formerly sat on council at the Insolvency Practitioners Association and the Personal Insolvency Committee.
Following an accelerated M&A process, Duff & Phelps sold the business and assets to Reynolds Catering Supplies Limited in a transaction which preserved the jobs of all 62 staff.
As Administrator, Duff & Phelps sold majority of the business and assets to Hilding Anders Holdings Limited, saving the jobs of over 100 employees.