Contract publisher Touch International went in administrative
receivership last Thursday, only weeks after the company denied it was
The administrative receiver, Grant Thornton, is looking to sell the
business as a going concern and says it is currently talking to a number
of interested parties.
Touch owns a number of publications as well a publishing titles for
clients. Its portfolio includes Leisure and Home Direct, Business
Briefing, Best Buys for Baby and Export Today.
Grant Thornton partner Martin Ellis is currently running the business,
which has a turnover of around pounds 4 million, and has two leasehold
properties in London. Chief executive Terry Humphreys and managing
director Ray Lewis are still at Touch, according to Ellis, but are no