DFO to be broken up and sold: report

August 23, 2010 § Leave a comment

Debt-ridden Direct Factory Outlet (DFO) will reportedly be broken up and sold store by store, with the proceeds expected to go towards servicing its $1 billion bank debt.

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Banks agree to DFO lifeline

August 20, 2010 § Leave a comment

The Direct Factory Outlets (DFO) retail chain has avoided receivership after a deal was reached between its parent company and banks.

Developer Austexx, which owns the chain, has been negotiating with a consortium of four banks since Monday. It owes the banks $450 million.

ACCC chairman Graeme Samuel is believed to have a holding in the owner of DFO through a blind trust and was not aware of how much debt the company was in.

It is understood a deal was reached last night after approval for more credit was given by all parties.

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