Brodit appoints ALSO
Germany: broadliner ALSO and its telephony division have become official distributors for Brodit mobility accessories.
ALSO cancels negociations with Saphin
German broadliner ALSO, which had opened negociation to acquires the shares of Dutch investment company Saphin Group in supply specialist Alpha International and MPS reseller and distributor OSN, has announced that its has stopped any discussion with the Dutch company. No further reasons were given.
Steffen Ebner leaves ALSO
Germany: Steffen Ebner, who was the managing director of the telephony division of broadliner ALSO, has decided to leave the company. The distributor has chosen Matthias Lorz, its marketing service director, as new director of the division.
Alcatel back at NT Plus
Germany: after a first partnership three years ago, Alcatel One Touch and the telephony division of broadliner ALSO are again working together. The partnership now covers the tablets of the vendor.
ALSO to acquire Alpha International ?
Just a few days after the acquisition of download specialist Atomblock, German broadliner ALSO has opened negociations to acquire the Dutch group Saphin. This company owns the supply specialist Alpha International (which is present in France (now mainly a post address), Germany, the Netherlands (which effectively covers the French market) and the United Kingdom), 50% of the shares of a Dutch MPS provider named OSN (which will certainly be converted into the local ALSO MPS), the Dutch IT reseller Scholter Awalters and 60% of the shares of a plastic distributor named Coops Kunststoffen. No doubt the company was mainly chosen for Alpha International and OSN, which would allow ALSO to become the biggest distributor on the Dutch market.