Our Services

LPA Receivership

De Villiers help clients maximise the value achieved from the disposal of an asset, irrespective of whether it is distressed or solvent. As we understand the environment in which the asset owner is operating we have the potential to quickly and independently assess value and determine the optimum exit strategy for that particular asset or portfolio.

Distressed Assets Services

With over 25 years of dedicated experience in the recovery market we have established long-term relationships with lenders and insolvency practitioners to provide bespoke and independent advice to enable the optimum outcome for our clients.

As part of our strategy we will, amongst other things:

  • Obtain valuations for assets.
  • Identify value inhibiting property and legal issues to ensure assets are properly de-risked and values maximised.
  • Control and manage the entire process on behalf of the lender or Insolvency Practitioner, providing one point of contact throughout the process.
  • Agree and implement an asset management or exit strategy to ensure risks are fully identified and values maximised.

Due Diligence services

We can help investors and developers structure asset or corporate transactions to maximise returns. A rigorous approach to understanding the true value or liability of a company’s assets will facilitate a deal closure at a sensible and robust price and on a timely basis.

We can provide:

  • Informed overviews of the sectors and regions of the UK involved.
  • Indicative comments on the values suggested by the vendor supported where appropriate by ‘drive by’ inspections
  • Review available documents concentrating on title, tenants, enforcement remedies, risk and value
  • Informed advice on properties and the customers involved based on our experience and access to markets.

For further information and/or to arrange an informal ‘no cost, no commitment’ meeting with a De Villiers consultant, please complete the contact us form or give us a call on 020 7637 7554.

What Our Clients Say

“For my demanding and often complex clients, high professional standards from my trusted network are mandatory, but James and his team really do consistently offer flexibility, speed and crucially additional emotional intelligence. A pleasure to engage and include in my client work”
Jeremy Hill
Senior Private Banker, SG Kleinwort Hambros Bank Limited
“In a short timescale De Villiers were able to secure a very competitive deal in some excellent offices at one of the best building at Canary Wharf"
Mark Iannotti
Director, Savannah Petroleum Plc
“The fit out at Croxley Gateway on our new HQ was completed on time and we were very pleased with the senior and highly responsive service that De Villiers provided”
Michael Lee
Property Manager, Beko
“De Villiers have always been very approachable. They offer everything a lender could expect from a firm of chartered surveyors – and that little bit extra, too”
Mark Posniak
Managing Director, Octane Capital Limited
"I have found De Villiers Commercial to be very knowledgeable and professional. We started working with them in 2015 and they now manage all of our real estate matters across the UK. Their advice has helped us in negotiations and saved us money. I have found De Villiers to be very responsive and when something is needed quickly they move fast to meet the deadline"
Matt Brown
Finance Director, Eon
"De Villiers Commercial provide property and estate advice across our UK, ROI and International portfolio for Britvic PLC on a number of wide ranging property issues and we have found De Villiers’s support and advice extremely useful and commercially astute"
Clare Thomas
General Counsel and Company Secretary, Britvic PLC
“De Villiers consistently provides a highly professional and prompt service at a reasonable price”
Alpa Bhakta
CEO, Butterfield Bank
“De Villiers are totally focused on customer service and satisfaction, nothing is too much or too difficult for them, they are always friendly, courteous and willing to go the extra mile”
Colin Sanders
CEO, Tuscan Capital Limited
"De Villiers deliver everything a bank wants and expects from a valuer and when asked for something above and beyond the normal then the answer is usually “yes, that’s no problem”. "
Richard McAdam
Head of Residential Lending, Ahli United Bank (UK) PLC
“De Villiers offers an extremely professional and thorough report combined with efficiency and speed of service. De Villiers are always accessible and accommodating, working with tight timescales at very short notice and communicating with the client and their agents at all times”
Caroline Roberjot
Partner, Harbottle & Lewis
“Judgement and advice you provide Precise has never been questioned and is never in any doubt"
Richard Lawton
Head Of Short Term Lending, Precise Mortgages
"De Villiers Commercial acquired our new head office in Pall Mall, Central London in a very tight timescale and they were able to match our very specific brief. We would not hesitate to recommend their property services"
Dogan Korkmaz
Chief Financial Officer, Tüpraş Oil

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