Famous ski and snowboard manufacturer files for bankruptcy

Antero GmbH, a company that produces premium-class snowboards and winter sports items, aims to continue its operations despite bankruptcy proceedings. The company was founded in 2009 and has been operating in the former premises of a snowboard factory since 2021. Its goal was to build a new ski and snowboard production facility in Fürnitz. However, the pandemic and its consequences led to short retail sales figures, resulting in over-indebtedness. Bankruptcy proceedings have been opened at the Klagenfurt Regional Court, with liabilities amounting to 2.274 million euros.

Initially, Antero GmbH had 15 employees, but currently there are only three. The company’s online platform offers individual snowboards, winter sports items, textiles, a community, entertainment features, and current information for fans of the board sports scene. Additionally, the company targets companies that produce individual small series for special occasions.

Despite declaring bankruptcy earlier this year, Antero GmbH intends to continue operations in order to make the best possible use of its existing raw materials and clarify whether it can meet the financial and organizational requirements for restructuring plan application approval. The company is owned by Apricum GmbH and incurred an accumulated loss of 854,000 euros with negative equity of 489,000 euros during the 2022 financial year. Around 600

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