Carrera picks bones of Multivision

Company gone but some jobs may be saved

Midlands PC builder Multivision has gone into liquidation and its stock has been sold off.

Its assets have been picked up for an undisclosed amount by Firecrest Solutions, a subsidiary of Carrera SSC.

Liquidators Griffin and King told tThe Register that Firecrest had bought the business assets of MultiVision but would not keep the business trading under that name.

A spokesman for Carrera said: "Multivision was seen as a local competitor for us, so we didn't want it to reappear. We have taken on 12 of their staff and we are still interviewing - there are still jobs available. We've emptied all their offices and factory and have started selling off that inventory."

Carrera is offering ex-Multivision customers the chance to buy a new warranties. Multivision ceased trading on 5 January and so all warranties are null and void.

The company is preparing a letter which should be sent out to all ex-Multivision customers next week. It will offer warranties starting from £99.

The website for the sale of inventory and for warranties is here. ®

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