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EET Europarts acquires DED
2017-08-16

United Kingdom: in what is its fifth acquisition this year and the second in this field in a few weeks after Heimdal in France, Danish multispecialist EET Europarts has taken over British POS specialist DED for an undisclosed amount. "With the acquisition of DED we are now entering into the league of the leading Pan-European distributors within the POS & Auto ID area", says Group CEO John Thomas, EET Group. "Our ambition to become one of the leading POS & Auto ID distributors in the European market before 2020 seems within reach."

With the acquisition, EET Europarts will take over a team of 22 dedicated and experienced employees from DED.

"From our acquisitions in recent years, we have the experience and know-how to carry out integration of different organizations and human teams effectively and successfully. Now 22 employees from DED will become our new colleagues, and they will be integrated into our UK-based entity, EET Europarts Ltd, headed by Managing Director Simon Smith. With this integration it is our clear target to provide our customers with an even better product portfolio, and a stronger organization to support the customers in whatever needs they may have", adds the Group CEO.

"DED has an excellent reputation in the POS & Auto-ID Card business with important main vendors and brands like i.a. Star Micronics, Evolis and Spacepole", says Simon Smith, Managing Director at EET Europarts in UK. "Furthermore, DED is well-known for its very strong sales and technical support team, providing customers the specialist knowledge and support needed, in order to supply them with the correct solution. The acquisition of DED will strengthen the basic offer for our existing customers, as well as for our new DED customers, being able to benefit from the advantages of EET Europarts' e-trade platform, our state-of-the-art logistics set-up, and all of our interesting business areas providing new business opportunities to their customers.".

EET Europarts acquires Heimdal
2017-08-10

France: multispecialist EET Europarts has acquired POS specialist Heimdal Distribution for an undisclosed amount. The company is a focused Zebra distributor and specialized in equipment dedicated to mobile automatic identification and logistics. John Thomas, Group CEO at EET Group, says: "acquisitions are an important part of our overall growth strategy, and a contributing factor to our successful growth of the POS & Auto-ID business. During the last couple of years, we have grown the business substantially, both organic as well as through acquisitions. Our ambition is to become one of the leading distributors within POS & Auto-ID in Europe before 2020, and this acquisition is one more step in that direction. The acquisition of Heimdal Distribution will add new competences, products and brands to our portfolio. Zebra is an important brand that will strengthen our proposition to the customers. Furthermore, and equally important, this acquisition will bring even more skilled and specialized employees into our organization and strengthen our value-added services to the customers."

As part of the acquisition, EET Europarts will take over a team of experienced employees from Heimdal Distribution. Furthermore, the Managing Director at Heimdal Distribution, Fabrice Fanget, will join EET Europarts as new Business Development Manager, POS & Auto-ID France. Fabrice Fanget says: "I am really impressed by EET Europarts´ business model. The company has succeeded in building a strong product and brand portfolio, that supports both the wide customer segment as well as niche customers. EET Europarts is an acknowledged One-stop-Shop distributor, and this is really an impressive accomplishment. In my new role, as Business Development Manager for the POS & Auto-ID team at EET Europarts France, I look very much forward to bringing our long-time experience from Heimdal Distribution further, and being able to offer our customers the advantages of both EET Europarts' One-stop-Shop assortment and its e-trade platform, as well as its state-of-the-art logistics set-up."

EET Europarts is continuously on the lookout for companies that show interest in being acquired. Currently several companies are in the pipeline. John Thomas says: "Historically we have been very successful in performing acquisitions. We have clearly demonstrated that we are able to develop and grow the acquired business activities significantly with our expertise, our business model and our wide distribution network throughout Europe and Africa. Therefore, acquisitions are continuously an important part of our growth strategy, and we are always on the lookout for new acquisition opportunities. We expect to complete more acquisitions in near future."

EET Europarts strengthens Pro-AV business with new acquisition
2017-07-24

Ireland: AV specialist Fusion Technologies has been acquired by Danish multispecialist EET Europarts for an undisclosed amount. "Fusion Technologies has a very strong position in the Irish market, distributing quality products to professional AV customers. It is a perfect match for us to grow the Pro-AV & Digital Signage business area further", says John Thomas, CEO at EET Group. "Also I am very pleased to announce that Managing Director, Damien Brennan, from Fusion Technologies, will take on the lead role as Managing Director at our newly established entity EET Europarts Ireland, and he will bring along a handful of highly skilled employees from Fusion Technologies as well."

Managing director at Fusion Technologies, Damien Brennan, is very pleased with the acquisition: "EET Europarts has been growing its Pro-AV & Digital Signage business strongly and very efficiently in recent years, and I look forward to become part of such a successful company. Also, I strongly believe that the impact of EET Europarts' unique and effective distribution model, in combination with the products, know-how and competences we bring on from Fusion Technologies, will help grow the Pro-AV & Digital Signage business further."

EET Europarts is continuously on the lookout for companies that show interest in being acquired. Currently several companies are in the pipeline. "Acquisitions are an important part of our growth strategy, and a contributing factor to our successful expansion in recent years. We have the experience and know-how to carry out integration of different organizations and human teams effectively and successfully, and always with the clear target of providing our customers with an even better product portfolio, and a stronger organization to support the customers in whatever needs they may have. We will continue our expansion strategy, and we keep our doors open to new companies who are interested in joining our group. Currently we are in contact with several potential candidates", says John Thomas, CEO at EET Group.

EET Group appoints Søren Drewsen as new CEO
2017-07-05

Pan-European, Denmark-based broadliner and sparepart specialist EET Group has appointed Søren Drewsen as new CEO. Søren Drewsen succeeds CEO John Thomas, who after 20 years with the company, has decided to step down to spend more time with his family. John Thomas will join the Board of Directors of EET Group, and will remain a shareholder along with majority owner FSN Capital. Bo Rygaard, chairman of the Board of Directors, said: "John Thomas informed me about his decision quite some time ago. Although I regret his decision, I fully respect it, and I am at the same time pleased that John Thomas will join the Board of Directors, and in that role secure a smooth transition to the new CEO. I want to thank John Thomas for his significant and invaluable contributions to the company for so many years. John Thomas has been instrumental in making EET Group a leading European technology distributor."

John Thomas said: "it has been a very difficult decision. EET Group has been on my mind 24/7 for the past 20 years. With the right successor in place, however, it is now time for me scale down and spend more time with my family. I am very grateful for the time I have spent with EET Group and proud of the results we have achieved, including strong financials, a great organisation, more than 40 acquisitions and a number of awards from customers and vendors."

To continue the successful journey of EET Group, the Board of Directors and the existing CEO have after a diligent process appointed Søren Drewsen, 51, who holds a Master of Science and Bachelor degrees in both Marketing and Organization from Copenhagen Business School. He joins EET Group from a position as Vice President and Group Managing Director and head of North Europe at Icopal/BMI Group.

Bo Rygaard, chairman of the Board of Directors, said: "Søren Drewsen has comprehensive executive management experience from different ownership structures in multinational operations and industries, and I'm confident that Søren Drewsen is the right profile to execute on our strategy of becoming the market leader within each of our seven defined business areas on a pan-European scale."

Søren Drewsen concluded: "I am extremely impressed with the development EET Group has been through in the past 15 years, and I am very excited to join the company. I'm looking forward to take EET Group into the next growth phase and deliver on the agreed strategy."

APG Cash Drawer partners with EET Europarts for strengthened global distribution strategy
2017-06-20

APG Cash Drawer, a fast-growing global manufacturer of cash management solutions, has unveiled a new European distribution relationship with multispecialist EET Europarts. The new partnership extends APG(s reach across EMEA matching the increased consumer demand within the competitive POS marketplace. Through this new alliance, EET Europarts' resellers and ISV's will be able to start ordering APG's products which integrate seamlessly with EET Europarts' partners product offering for POS peripherals, mobility and technology solutions. The new relationship signifies a unified mission to quickly deliver the latest cash drawer technology to retailers within grocery, hospitality, QSR and businesses worldwide.

"APG Cash Drawer is committed to our customers worldwide", stated Andrew Carr, European Managing Director at APG. "The POS ecosystem is evolving and it’s important for us to have expanded partner reach across EMEA. Our partnership with EET Europarts will play a pivotal role in supporting our vision to globally enhance efficiency and security at the point of sale. We’re driven to deploy new technologies to Europe and beyond -- to do that, we need partners who can deliver product quickly through distribution channel relationships."

"We are really proud of having this new partnership with APG", says Richard Gregoire, EMEA Director, POS & Auto-ID at EET Group. "We believe APG is the leader in the cash drawer market, and this strengthened relationship confirms our commitment to meet the growing demands of our resellers and ISVs to have access to the full range of the best offer. Also, the partnership confirms our strategy to expand our POS offering all over the EMEA region, and develop our existing POS product portfolio to continue to build a value-added POS solution for our customers."

APG Cash Drawer products are available through EET Europarts offices in Austria, Belgium, Czechia, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine and the United Kingdom.

 

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