Politician bankruptcy: Owes 20 million dollars

After a long-fought battle has one of the nation's largest resellers of caravans and camping equipment had to throw in the towel. Bijé Camping with headquart

Politician bankruptcy: Owes 20 million dollars

After a long-fought battle has one of the nation's largest resellers of caravans and camping equipment had to throw in the towel. Bijé Camping with headquart

Ann McDonald
Ann McDonald
01 February 2020 Saturday 06:00
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Politician bankruptcy: Owes 20 million dollars

After a long-fought battle has one of the nation's largest resellers of caravans and camping equipment had to throw in the towel.

Bijé Camping with headquarters in Helsinge has been declared bankrupt. The owner of the company is the prominent conservative politician from Gribskov Municipality Jesper Behrensdorff.

The writing Ugeposten

Behrensdorff is chairman of The Conservative people's Party and sits on the city council by the side of the bar as a business owner. In January, lokalpolitikeren however, three months ' leave from his public duties in order to save his campingforretning, but it is not managed.

A major creditor has presented a bankruptcy petition against the company. The claim of the creditor sounds in about 20 million kroner, says Jesper Behrensdorff.

- It is on top of the financial crisis, where campingbranchen went 80 per cent. back. From 8000 sold caravans nationwide to 2000 sold caravans. Therefore, we have accumulated some debt over the years. We have made some agreements with our banks, but we are so not managed to get into the goal with, he says to Ugeposten.

Jesper Behrensdorff informs further, that he is personal bankruptcy, and that he will struggle to recover the family business through a reorganisation.

Updated: 01.02.2020 06:00
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