Notice of Declaration of Dividend - 30 July 2020

 

Nortel Networks UK Limited (In Administration) (“the Company”)
Company number: 3937799
Registered address: Unit 120, 400 Thames Valley Park Drive, Thames Valley Park, Reading, Berkshire, RG6 1PT, UK

Pursuant to rule 14.34 of the Rules, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a fifth interim dividend to non-preferential creditors of 2.4p in the pound has been declared in the administration of the Company.

In accordance with the provisions of Rule 14.35 of the Rules, I report that:-

  • The amount received from the realisation of assets, for the period from the date of administration to 15 May 2020 (for the Company and its Saudi Arabian branch), totalled £2,015,604,024, made up as per the attached receipts and payments accounts for the Company and its Saudi Arabian branch;
  • Payments in the administration, for the period from the date of administration to 15 May 2020 (for the Company and its Saudi Arabian branch), totalled £1,938,577,197, made up as per the attached receipts and payments accounts for the Company and its Saudi Arabian branch;
  • A provision of £11,452,247 has been made for potential administration expense claims, a provision of £9,292,083 has been made for meeting the potential costs to closure, a provision of £5,143,987.09 has been made in respect of unsecured creditors, and a reserve of £19,302 reflecting funds held on trust by the Company in respect of unclaimed dividends owed to creditors of certain EMEA Nortel group subsidiaries;
  • The total amount to be paid to non-preferential creditors in this distribution is £55,696,030.66, reflecting a fifth interim dividend of 2.4p in the pound on admitted claims and catch-up dividends with a cumulative total of 45p in the pound (in respect of the first, second, third and fourth interim dividends) for claims admitted since the date of the fourth dividend bringing the total cumulative distribution to 47.4p in the pound;
  • The Joint Administrators anticipate being in a position to pay a sixth and final dividend to unsecured creditors prior to the conclusion of the administration. It is not possible at this juncture to provide an indication of the anticipated p in the pound of this sixth and final distribution; and
  • The prescribed part (in accordance with s.176A of the Insolvency Act 1986) does not apply in this case.

For further information please email us at claims@emeanortel.com. Each creditor who will be receiving a dividend will also be receiving a formal letter in the post with further details.

 

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (in the UK) authorises AR Bloom and SJ Harris to act as Insolvency Practitioners under section 390A(2)(a) of the Insolvency Act 1986, and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (in the UK) authorises AM Hudson to act as an Insolvency Practitioner under section 390A(2)(a) of the Insolvency Act 1986.

The affairs, business and property of the Company are being managed by the Joint Administrators, who act only as agents of the Company and without personal liability.

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