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CNG acquires packaging specialist

US distribution giant Central National Gottesman (CNG) has acquired California-based packaging products supplier Kilmer, Wagner & Wise (KWW). Based in…

Clover Wireless makes major acquisition

Clover Wireless has completed the acquisition of Netherlands-based technology life cycle firm Teleplan for an undisclosed sum. Teleplan is a…

Icahn publishes letter to HP shareholders

Activist investor Carl Icahn has written an open letter to the shareholders of HP Inc, likening the company’s standalone restructuring…

SPR to sell regional distributor

US wholesaler S.P. Richards (SPR) has agreed to sell its Garland C Norris (GCN) unit to Southeastern Paper Group (SEPG).…

EVO makes acquisition

Leading UK multichannel office products operator EVO Group of Companies has announced the acquisition of Premier Vanguard, the country’s largest…

Bidding war for Tech Data

The private equity firm aiming to buy technology distributor Tech Data has upped its purchase price after the company received…

Xerox keeps promise to go hostile

Xerox has said it will engage directly with HP’s shareholders after accusing the HP board of pursuing a strategy that…

HP stands its ground

HP Inc has sent another letter to Xerox again rejecting its smaller rival’s takeover offer. At the end of last…

Clover Imaging acquired by management/private equity combo

The management of Clover Imaging Group in partnership with Norwest Equity Partners (NEP) have agreed to acquire the aftermarket remanufacturer…

Xerox flexes its muscles

Xerox has fired a strongly worded letter to HP Inc’s board underlining its intention to push ahead in its attempt…

Two acquisitions for Cott

Water and beverages supplier Cott has made an acquisition on each side of the Atlantic. On Monday 18 November, Cott’s…

CFO to leave Depot | sales-i develops rep group solution | ALSO agrees €300m...

This week’s round-up of business supplies-related stories from around the web. Depot searching for new CFO Office Depot Inc is…

Kokuyo ups Pentel bid

Japanese stationery giant Kokuyo has increased its offer to acquire Pentel after rival group Plus Corporation revealed its own tie-up…

HP rejects Xerox offer

The board of HP Inc has unanimously rejected the recent takeover offer from Xerox, saying it significantly undervalues the company…

Kokuyo makes hostile bid for Pentel

There has been a further twist in the investment by Japanese stationery and office furniture giant Kokuyo in writing instruments…

Avery makes bolt-on acquisition

Avery has announced an agreement to acquire the shares of Australia-based kids’ labels manufacturer Stuck On You. Avery is paying…

Naphtali to leave Anglo

Gary Naphtali, Managing Director of Anglo Office Group (Complete London), is to leave his post with the company on 29…

Tech Data to be taken private

Technology distribution giant Tech Data has agreed to be acquired by private equity firm Apollo Global Management in a $5.4…

Zagg keeps mum on takeover speculation

The CEO of mobile accessories vendor Zagg has declined to comment on the company’s ongoing strategic review. Chris Ahern told…

HP confirms Xerox bid

Following a couple of days of intense speculation, HP Inc has issued a short statement confirming it has received a…

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Xerox CEO pitching deal to HP shareholders

Xerox CEO John Visentin has begun meeting with some HP shareholders this week as he tries to convince them to…