European sales hit $4bn during broadliner's latest quarter as Avnet acquisition feeds into results for the first time
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Newly formed VAD names six Avnet and four Tech Data execs in new leadership team, as well as former Arrow bigwig Ian Jeffs
UK managing director of Tech Data's Azlan and newly acquired TS business opens up on the integration of the two operations
MD Paul Bryan opens up over £2bn-distributor's growth plans, the likelihood of distressed acquisitions and shedding its tag as a broadliner
VIP and Ci Distribution thought to be in the mix alongside incumbents Entatech, Exertis, Ingram Tech Data and Westcoast
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But distributor says it gained share in key geographies and select product categories in its Q4
Patrick Zammit also claims Avnet deal gives Tech Data edge over Ingram and discusses geography and relationship gains of last week's blockbuster union
Tech Data shuffles pack after completing Avnet acquisition
Patrick Zammit takes European leadership post
Doug Woodburn predicts that the distribution skyline is set for more consolidation
Maverick will distribute Sharp's large-format displays in the UK
Distributor hits high end of its guidance for sales and profits as Tech Data acquisition looms
After Avnet TS acquisition, Nestor Cano will retire
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With seven of the top 20 UK distributors of 2010 having been acquired or gone bust, will resellers and vendors soon be faced with a lack of choice, asks Doug Woodburn?
Both disties offer M&A udpates on earnings calls, as Ingram prepares to be swallowed by HNA and Avnet gears up to sell TS unit to Tech Data
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Bob Dutkowsky claims Avnet was the deal his firm wanted to do above all others as he talks to CRN sister publication Channelnomics Europe
The news that Tech Data is to acquire Avnet's Technology Solutions business for £2.6bn has left the industry reeling…..
Distributor tight-lipped on rumours it is closing a satellite office and weighing up moving some functions out to Poland