Striking Off

Why Companies Don’t Get Struck Off, and Maven VCT5

I have had two listed companies in my last 25 years of investing, that delisted and then became worthless. But the directors refused to put them into liquidation or ask for them to be struck off the register of companies at Companies House (which can be done if the company has ceased trading and no debts remain). In both cases the directors claimed they were going to revive the company with a new business but neither seemed very realistic to me ...