Gerber lobbies o2o shareholders

In a letter – which, he told OPI, he hoped the o2o board would distribute to shareholders – Gerber provided…

o2o urges shareholders to reject proxy challenge

Gerber is seeking three places on the o2o board after his proposal for a reverse merger between o2o and two…

Commercial merges with print firm

The newly merged business will create a comprehensive print services solution provider for firms throughout the UK.In2Print has been active…

Biella acquires again

Carpentier is based in Regensdorf, Switzerland, and was owned by German parent company IBA Hartmann.The latest deal comes after Biella’s…

Depot wields axe on Grand & Toy stores

Depot says it will close all 19 of the OfficeMax Grand & Toy stores and maintain the brand in Canada…

Konica Minolta buys Pitney Bowes Canadian business unit

DIS comprises the hardware and document management software solutions segment and generated around C$82 million (US$75 million) in sales in…

Askul expands into alcoholic beverages

The transaction - which is expected to become effective on 2 July - comes as Askul looks to introduce new…

Bunzl announces further acquisitions; Q1 results

The company said Q1 revenue rose 5% year on year at constant exchange rates although overall revenue was flat at…

JKL makes OSO acquisition

OSO will continue to operate from its offices in Maids Moreton and will retain its brand.JKL, which has taken its…

Tennsco makes double acquisition

The purchases bring the SpacePro and Kompakt Systems mobile shelving brands into the Tennsco portfolio.Tennsco Marketing Director Rachel Bradley said:…

Management buyout at Armor

CEO Hubert de Boisredon led the buyout and was joined by six other members of the senior management team. Boisredon…

o2o rejects shareholder proposal

On 26 March, o2o revealed that US investor Nick Gerber - who owns over 9% of the firm's shares -…

Maggio still sees merger benefits

Speaking to OPI ahead of a board meeting and one-to-one meetings with members, the TriMega President said that a "merger…

Pelikan Artline to acquire Jasco

The Australian company revealed today that it will acquire Jasco Office Products by the close of business on Thursday 24…

New OP group born in Sweden

Ocay is the result of the 2013 merger between resellers Gullbergs and Kontorsvaruhuset that created a SKr1.1 billion ($170 million)…

BIC set to acquire 75% of Cello

The €50 million ($69 million) deal is expected to be completed by the end of H1 2014 and will mean…

RR Donnelley completes Esselte acquisition

The $96.5 million deal was announced earlier this year as RR Donnelley looks to create cost synergies with its TOPS…

Dixons and Carphone Warehouse granted merger talks extension

The two companies have been locked in preliminary discussions since 24 February over the possibility of one of them acquiring…

ECi acquired by Carlyle

Terms of the acquisition were not released but it was revealed that Carlyle - which has around $200 billion in…

Dixons and Carphone Warehouse in merger talks

The boards of both companies announced today the pair were in “preliminary discussions” over a possible merger.Dixons and Carphone Warehouse…

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SPR announces new HQ and DC plans

North American wholesaler S.P. Richards (SPR) is set to move to new headquarters in the coming weeks following last month’s…