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DCC SerCom: Suck on that, distie rivals - our sales went UP 20%

DCC SerCom - parent of UK disties MicroP and Gem - cocked a snook to the economic turmoil engulfing many competitors by reporting a healthy set of financials for the first six months of ended September. Turnover was up by a little more than a fifth to €922.2m (£738.91m) compared to €766.9m in the same period a year earlier, as …
Paul Kunert, 06 Nov 2012
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Micro P parent does it AGAIN, kicks recession in nackers

DCC Sercom, parent of Brit IT distie Micro P and games console wholesaler Gem, has again laughed in the face of a flatlining local economy. Turnover in the tech division of Irish conglomerate DCC grew 17.9 per cent to €2.27bn (£1.92bn) for the year ended 31 March 2013, and a whopping 16.8 per cent of this was organic. The group …
Paul Kunert, 14 May 2013
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DCC Sercom trading picks up

DCC, the Irish distie conglomerate, had its AGM yesterday. It says it's too soon since the last announcement in May to add much to market guidance, but it is "pleased with trading results in the first quarter and in particular the continuing pick up in the results of DCC SerCom", its IT wholesaling arm. DCC is a big player in …
Team Register, 11 Jul 2006
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IT products give energy giant DCC relief from icy hot patch

DCC gained some cheer from its IT distribution business over the last year, after an unusually mild winter put a chill on its energy distribution business. Overall revenues at the Irish conglomerate came in at €10.7bn for the year ending 31 March, up 23.2 per cent. Pre-tax income was €155.8m, compared to €203.8m in the previous …
Joe Fay, 15 May 2012
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Irish distie grabs Advent

Irish distributor DCC has bought Advent Data Limited – the Leeds-based office consumables supplier. Advent employs 111 people and made a profit in 2010 of €4.5m on turnover of €150.1m. Advent flogs printer cartridges and other office supplies; it claims to more than £10m in stock at its Elland warehouse. DCC, made up of five …
John Oates, 09 Mar 2011
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SerCom lifts DCC's results

Irish conglomerate DCC plc today posted healthy interim results bolstered by the performance of its IT division DCC SerCom. The group showed an increase of 32.1 per cent in profit before goodwill amortisation and tax for the six months to September to IR£17.155 million based on a turnover of IR£367.706 million. DCC's largest …
Tim Richardson, 09 Nov 1998
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Distie giant Arrow acquires Ireland's Altimate for €48.1m

American distie Arrow Electronics has scooped up smaller Irish-owned rival Altimate Group for €48.1m. Channel-bestriding behemoth Arrow bought the distributor off Irish financial holding company DCC. Altimate is DCC's Enterprise distribution business and in 2011 reported a yearly operating profit of €3.7m on €257m of global …
Anna Leach, 03 Apr 2012
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Weaker sterling knocks back DCC

DCC, the Irish conglomerate, today said its IT distribution arm, DCC Sercom, achieved underlying double digit operating profit growth. But it warns that weaker sterling could feed through to worse group profits in the second half of the year - the company reports in euros. DCC Sercom either traded ahead of or in line with …
Team Register, 18 Jul 2008
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Biz services group borgs French distie

Irish distributor and business services group DCC has bought French consumer distie Comtrade SA for €11.4m. Comtrade employs 65 people and flogs iPod docking stations, portable hard drives, speakers and other computer accessories. DCC group's Sercom division is moving to extend its product and market reach. The French firm …
John Oates, 23 Aug 2010
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DCC looks down from peak

Irish distribution giant DCC Sercom has said it expects profits to dip after pulling off a dramatic climb last year. The firm's preliminary results for the 12 months ended 31 March 2007 showed today that it had managed a 35.3 per cent hike in operating profit on the prior year. Sercom's parent, DCC group, managed an overall …
Mark Ballard, 14 May 2007
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DCC results coming up rosy

Irish distie DCC saw overall profits rise in the year to March despite a difficult first half for its computer distribution arm SerCom. DCC brought in revenues of €3.4bn and a profit of €142m for the year ended 31 March 2006. The computer division - DCC SerCom - bounced back from a bad first half of the year, but still saw …
John Oates, 15 May 2006
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DCC expects healthy return

Ireland-based DCC has revised its full-year financial expectations after strong interim results for the six months to the end of September. The group, which specialises in marketing and business support for a diverse range of interests including IT, healthcare, and energy, saw group revenue for the period up by 18.1 per cent at …
Kelly Fiveash, 14 Nov 2006
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DCC sees PC market deflation

DCC Plc today reported interim figures that showed its IT distribution businesses being hit by deflation. Total revenue at Ireland-based DCC was up by a quarter to nearly €2.3bn year on year. Operating profit, excluding exceptional items and amortisation, rose to €51.6m in the six months ended 30 September 2007, compared to €43 …
Kelly Fiveash, 12 Nov 2007
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UK IT hardware sales are weak – DCC

DCC, the Irish mini-conglomerate, today issued a profits warning in its AGM statement. It says "the current depressed state of demand in the IT industry" could reduce profit growth rate to a single mid-digit. The company also says that its Sercom Distribution unit is performing close to expectation in Q1, "despite particularly …
Drew Cullen, 08 Jul 2003
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Irish distie DCC cheers, a bit

Irish distribution giant DCC increased profits by 8.5 per cent for the year ended 31 March 2005. But results for the diversified group were dragged down by a 12 per cent fall in profts from its IT distribution business. IT distribution brought in €27.5m, a fall of 11.9 per cent on last year. By contrast the group’s healthcare …
John Oates, 16 May 2005
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DCC sings UK distie praise

DCC, the Irish mini-conglomerate, today released preliminary results for the year ended March 31, 2001. The bit we're interested in are those for Sercom Distribution, where its IT businesses hang out. Like Azlan which also released results today, DCC boasts a 'robust' business model - for its UK distribution division, at any …
Drew Cullen, 13 May 2002
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DCC disties hold their own

SerCom Distribution, the IT wholesaling arm of Irish conglomerate DCC, today reported H1 sales up 11 per cent to E363.7m (H1 2000: E327.9m) and operating profit up 13 per cent to E13.2m (2000: E11.6m)for the period ended September 30. There are no individual breakdowns for the four operating businesses in SerCom; two UK disties …
Drew Cullen, 12 Nov 2001