Moben owner Homeform to enter administration

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Image caption Homeform now hopes to sell two of its brands

Home fittings company Homeform, the owner of brands such as Moben, Kitchens Direct and Dolphin, is to go into administration.

Homeform said it was "close to securing a deal that will safeguard the future" of bedrooms business Sharps and Kitchens Direct.

It is also now seeking to sell its Moben kitchens and Dolphin bathrooms brands.

Homeform is owned by private equity group Sun Capital Partners.

Homeform said the process of appointing an administrator could take up to 10 working days.

The company is based in Manchester and has 160 showrooms across the UK.

It employs more than 1,300 people in its showrooms and an additional 1,500 fitters and designers.

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