German finance firm buys Actebis

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Droege Capital GmBH has bought the IT and telecoms distie Actebis.

Actebis employs 1,900 people and turns over €3.7bn a year. It operates in Austria, Denmark, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway and Sweden. In the first six months of 2009 it made EBITDA of €23.1m, up five per cent on last year.

As well as selling some 150,000 different tech products, it also offers a variety of support services to retailers.

Droege is a family-owned investment firm and said the acquisition was a long-term investment.

The distie, third largest in Europe, was previously owned by ARQUES Industries.

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