Muji Europe Holdings Limited (in Administration) (‘the Company’)

On 8 April 2024, the Company entered Administration and Simon J Edel and Alexander P Williams, partners of EY-Parthenon’s Turnaround and Restructuring team, were appointed as Joint Administrators (‘Joint Administrators’). The appointment was made by the Company’s directors in accordance with paragraph 22(2) of Schedule B1 to the Insolvency Act 1986.

Shortly following their appointment, the Joint Administrators completed a sale of the business and certain assets of the Company to Muji Europe Limited (the “Purchaser”). The sale of the Company includes the transfer of the European branches of Muji to the Purchaser, along with all employees.

As a result of this sale, the business is continuing to trade under new ownership and Muji’s European retail and e-commerce stores remain open.


The Joint Administrators have given the required written notice to all known creditors of the Company as at the date of their appointment, that all reports and other applicable communications will be made available for viewing and downloading from this website.

Queries specifically relating to the Administration should be emailed to


Please note that debts incurred by the Company before the Joint Administrators’ appointment will rank as unsecured claims against the Company. Any sums due to the Company arising after the Joint Administrators’ appointment must be paid in full and without set-off against any debts incurred by the Company prior to their appointment.

If you wish to make a claim as a creditor, you may do so by requesting a Unique ID by sending an email to Alternatively, you may complete and return the proof of debt claim form located in the ‘Company Documents’ section below and send it by email to Please ensure that all documents in support of your claim are provided alongside your proof of debt claim form.


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Simon J Edel and Alexander P Williams are licensed in the United Kingdom to act as Insolvency Practitioners by The Insolvency Practitioners Association in England and Wales. As Insolvency Practitioners, they are bound by the Insolvency Code of Ethics in carrying out all professional work relating to the appointment.
The affairs, business and property of the Company are being managed by the Joint Administrators, Simon J Edel and Alexander P Williams, who act as agents of the Company only and without personal liability.
The Joint Administrators may act as data controllers of personal data as defined by the UK General Data Protection Regulation (as incorporated in the Data Protection Act 2018), depending upon the specific processing activities undertaken. Ernst & Young LLP and/or the Company may act as a data processor on the instructions of the Joint Administrators. Personal data will be kept secure and processed only for matters relating to the Joint Administrator’s appointment. The Office Holder Data Privacy Notice can be found at
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