Case studies

Force Corp Pty Ltd

Insolvency case information


Appointment type:


Appointment date:

23 November 2015


Force Corp Pty Limited
Force Towers Pty Limited
English & Leeds Pty Ltd
Minipickers Holdings Pty Ltd
Equipment Rental Investments Pty Ltd
S.A. Access Equipment Pty Ltd
A.C.N. 085 602 348 Pty Ltd

ACN 109 630 079 
ACN 159 994 902
ACN 120 813 327
ACN 150 280 416
ACN 147 941 268
ACN 007 884 933
ACN 085 602 348


David Lombe and Vaughan Strawbridge




General enquiries

Jordan Cutter
Tel: +61 2 8260 6590

Media enquiries

Simon Rushton
Tel: +61 2 9322 5562

PPSR Enquiries:

PwC Australia

Alec Peng
Tel: 61 (2) 8266 2052



Related Links

Insolvency information sheets

Help for workers who have recently lost their jobs
Job Services Australia publication

Taking care of yourself after retrenchment or financial loss
Beyond Blue publication

Background information

Force Corp is a provider of access equipment hire solutions, specialising in the hire of elevated work platforms (such as scissor lifts, boom lifts, cherry pickers and vertical lifts) to meet any access requirements. The company trades from 13 locations nationwide and employs approximately 400 staff.

Ongoing trading

Chris Hill and Brett Lord of PPB Advisory were appointed Receivers and Managers by the company’s secured creditor on 13 July 2015. The ongoing trading of the business is under the Receivers and Managers’ direction. They have advised that it is business as usual while they undertake a marketing campaign with a view to a sale of the business as a going concern. The Receivers and Managers can be contacted on the following details:

c/- PwC Australia

One International Towers
Watermans Quay
Barangaroo NSW 2000
Tel: + 61 (2) 8266 2052