Are we in a golden period of distributor evaluations?

Marian McHugh
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Are we in a golden period of distributor evaluations?

Ingram Micro was sold last week for a cool $7.2bn, after Tech Data was snapped up by Apollo earlier this year for over $5bn. CRN asks channel figures whether we are entering an era of high-price M&A deals and what it says about the health of the sector

Ingram Micro was sold last week for a whopping $7.2bn to private equity (PE) firm Platinum Equity. Rumours emerged in August that Ingram's owner China-based HNA Technologies was in talks with the P...

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