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Manutan acquires Benelux distributor

European workplace products reseller Manutan has acquired a 100% stake in Netherlands-based online storage and material handling distributor Kruizinga. Founded…

ALSO strengthens Eastern Europe position

European distribution group ALSO has acquired Polish firm ABC Data. Warsaw-based ABC Data is active in six Eastern European countries…

M&A deal for Egan Reid

UK independent dealer Egan Reid has made its fourth external growth investment in the past seven years. The latest deal…

Reprieve for ADVEO Italy

A binding offer for the acquisition of ADVEO’s Italian subsidiary has been received, the wholesaler has announced. Last month, the…

Imperial Dade continues buying spree

Leading US foodservice and jan/san supplies firm Imperial Dade has closed its 22nd acquisition under the leadership of father and…

Lyreco makes Singapore acquisition

Lyreco has rekindled its external growth strategy in Asia by acquiring Singapore contract stationer DeskRight. Just over 12 months after…

Bolt-on acquisition for Avery

Avery has made a small acquisition in Canada, its parent company CCL Industries has announced. The latest addition to the…

Office Depot expands dealer network

Office Depot has made a new dealer acquisition in the US, but this time it’s a pure e-tailer. The reseller…

ADVEO subsidiaries sold

ADVEO has confirmed that its operations in France and Belgium have been bought by private equity firm Sandton Capital Partners.…

Acquisition for Eakes

US independent office products dealer Eakes Office Solutions has made another acquisition in its home state of Nebraska. The latest…

Hot Topic: Surprise!

According to many industry insiders, particularly those in the office equipment and imaging channel, the February announcement by Staples Inc…

Exacompta on track to close Biella acquisition

The shareholders of Switzerland-based filing manufacturer Biella have shown overwhelming support for the company’s acquisition by Exacompta. During the public…

Acquisition for Jalema

European office products manufacturer Jalema has acquired Germany-based business supplies firm Dataplus. Based in Pfullendorf, Dataplus specialises in polypropylene products…

Tri-state expansion for Imperial Dade

US jan/san and food service distributor Imperial Dade has acquired Edmar Cleaning. Headquartered in Woodside (NY), Edmar is a distributor of…

ALSO expands eastwards

European distribution group ALSO has agreed to acquire Solytron, the largest local IT distributor in Bulgaria. Founded in 1991, Solytron…

WeWork acquires Managed by Q

Collaborative workspace provider WeWork has bought office management platform Managed by Q for a rumoured $200-$250 million. The move comes shortly…

Acquisition for Lindenmeyr Munroe

US paper merchant Lindenmeyr Munroe has bought Pennsylvania-based Beck Packaging. Lindenmeyr Munroe – a subsidiary of Central National Gottesman – said…

SPOT offloads Oyez Professional Services unit

UK office supplies group Spicers OfficeTeam (SPOT) has sold its lucrative Oyez Professional Services and Waterlow Business Supplies legal and…

Acquisition for Storey Kenworthy

US independent reseller Storey Kenworthy has acquired fellow Iowa dealer Rite Price Office Supply. The acquisition takes the number of…

Comercial del Sur expands presence in France

Four years after it bought the assets of RP Diffusion, Spain-based office products and stationery group Comercial del Sur has…

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ISG shareholders approve mega merger

The board of directors of Independent Suppliers Group (ISG) has announced that 83% of its common shareholders have approved the…