Majorette in administration

19 months after it was bought by an investment company, the French firm slips into administration.
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Financial group MI-29 bought the toy car manufacturer from Smoby, with the hope to turn the business around.

However, the business has recently been put into administration after the resurrection attempts failed to make the business profitable again. MI-29 now has two months to make itself known with the administrator.

The company's 73 staff now face losing their jobs.



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