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Sale of Assets | Co-Op Looks to Sell Garage Forecourt Assets to Reduce Debt and Gearing

Jim Riley

28th August 2022

A cracking example of how a business can use sale of assets to generate much needed cash.

The Guardian reports here how The Co-Operative Group is looking to sell over one hundred of its Co-op fuel forecourts, aiming to raise around £450million in cash.

The intention is to use this cash to repay loans as the business has high levels of debt (£920million) and gearing.

The video below explains a little more about the advantages and disadvantages of using sale of assets

Sources of Finance | Sale of Assets

Jim Riley

Jim co-founded tutor2u alongside his twin brother Geoff! Jim is a well-known Business writer and presenter as well as being one of the UK's leading educational technology entrepreneurs.

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