Category: Acquisitions

11

Jan2018
Click here to access the COPA E-News Brief publication for January 11, 2018 Articles in this issue: Office Depot names new CFO | Office Depot annonce un nouveau chef des finances ECi expands global footprint with PrintFleet acquisition | ECi élargit son empreinte avec l’acquisition de PrintFleet ... Read More

08

Dec2017
Spicers Canada, a division of Central National Gottesman Inc. (CNG)—a sales and marketing organization in the global pulp, paper, packaging, tissue, wood products and metal industries—is acquiring Shippers Supply. The acquisition will expand Spicers Canada position in the distribution of shipping, packaging and warehouse supplies. Spicers Canada distributes quality commercial print ... Read More

08

Dec2017
Fellowes Brands recently announced its acquisition of ESI Ergonomic Solutions, of Phoenix, AZ. ESI is a leading provider of monitor arms, height adjustable tables, sit-stand workstations, lighting, and other ergonomic solutions that promote a healthy working environment. The combination of Fellowes Brands and ESI advances Fellowes Brands’ strategic expansion toward ... Read More

08

Dec2017
After announcing that it would not oppose the proposed acquisition of OfficeMax Australia by Complete Office Supplies, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) said it will not oppose the Winc-OfficeMax merger either, which it previously said warranted scrutiny. In its decision regarding COS, the ACCC focused on the supply of ... Read More

10

Nov2017
Office Depot, Inc. is pivoting the company from a traditional office products retailer to a broader business services and technology products platform. As the first step in this new strategic direction, the company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire CompuCom Systems, Inc., a market-leading provider of award-winning IT ... Read More

06

Oct2017
SYNNEX Corp. recently announced the completion of the acquisition of the Westcon-Comstor Americas businesses and minority investment in Westcon EMEA and APAC businesses. The acquisition solidifies SYNNEX as a leader in security, UCC and networking, providing deep strength, capabilities, and comprehensive offerings in these attractive markets. “I’m excited to welcome the ... Read More

06

Oct2017
Sycamore Partners recently announced it has completed its acquisition of Staples, Inc. “We are pleased to have completed this transaction and look forward to partnering with CEO Shira Goodman and the Staples management team as we seek to increase long-term profitability,” says Stefan Kaluzny, managing director of Sycamore Partners. “With the ... Read More

06

Oct2017
Bunzl plc recently announced it has completed an acquisition in China. Based in Shanghai with operations in four other provinces in eastern China, HSESF and its associated companies are principally engaged in the sale of a variety of personal protection equipment to local distributors and end users but also export products ... Read More

12

Sep2017
ACCO Brands Corp. recently released its second quarter results for the period ended June 30, 2017. The company saw a net sales increase of 19 per cent to $490 million compared to the prior year quarter of $410 million. The sales increase was driven by acquisitions. Excluding the effects of ... Read More

04

Aug2017
Highlands, in partnership with LS Logistics, has assumed the sales and distribution roles for IDEAL-MBM Corporation in the Canadian marketplace.  The arrangement will launch the IDEAL.MBM brands into the office supplies industry in Canada, as well as consolidate MBM’s strengths in traditional markets. MBM Corporation is a leading manufacturer and distributor ... Read More