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Pan-eurozone distie Exclusive Group sets eyes on €1bn prize

Exclusive Networks, a pan-European IT distie, has announced fat revenue growth of 30 percent in its annual report for 2012. The French company said its revenue of €279m (£240m) for the year gone beat expectations, and claimed it was up a third on 2011's revenue of €214m (£184m). Yearly profits were said to be up by 22 percent …
Anna Leach, 13 Feb 2013
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Tech Data still feeling the burn from Brazilian shave

Tech Data Corporation, the IT distie giant and parent of Computer 2000 and Azlan in the UK, has seen net income rise to $51.7m in the first quarter of the year, despite a fall in revenue. The firm's total revenue dropped 6.9 per cent to $5.9bn, missing the Zacks Investment Research consensus estimate of $6.18bn. Tech Data's …
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Computacenter splashes out on French reseller

Computacenter's French tentacle is paying €21m for Paris-based reseller Top Info SAS. The deal will see Computacenter pay €21m initially, followed by a €1m cash bonus at year end, dependent on performance, and a further €15m in cash for the anticipated net cash on the books at the closing date – end of March 2011. Top Info …
John Oates, 15 Feb 2011
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Distie PC sales swell in US

Sales of PCs to disties are up 38 points in the US over the last two years. The numbers are based on an index created from the first quarter of 2009 – considered to be the first "normal" quarter after the downturn and based on numbers from distributors. Notebook sales grew 31 points in revenue terms, or 40 points in units, …
Team Register, 27 Jan 2011
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Avnet rings up Bell Micro sale

Avnet is paying $252m for Bell Microproducts - the 20-year veteran distie which specialises in storage kit. Including Bell's debt pile of $342m this gives a value for the deal of $594m. The all-cash payment values each Bell share at $7, a third more than they were changing hands for on Friday. Both boards of directors have …
John Oates, 29 Mar 2010
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SCH buys majority market share

SCH Distribution is buying IQ Sys Limited - the UK's leading Citrix distie. The deal will give the combined entity 60 per cent of UK Citrix sales. Sir Peter Rigby's SCH claims to be Europe's largest private technology group - it turns over almost £1bn a year. SCH will maintain IQ's Sys Identity product as a separate brand. …
John Oates, 22 Jul 2009
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Channel veteran off to Avaya

Jan Lawford is joining Avaya to head up its Europe, Middle East and Africa channel programme. Lawford is joining from distie Bell Micro where she was European Commercial Director. Her official title at Avaya is senior director of Europe, Middle East and Africa channels. She has previously worked at CHS, Merisel and RSA …
John Oates, 23 Feb 2009

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