Antalis acquires Xerox office paper
Antalis has successfully completed the acquisition of Xerox’s Western European office paper distribution business, in a deal that sees Antalis taking ownership of Xerox’s Document Supplies Europe (DSE) business, as well as gaining exclusive licensing rights to market and distribute Xerox branded paper and digital print media across 16 Western European countries.
For Antalis UK, this acquisition further strengthens its position in the office and digital print media sectors by enhancing strategic partnerships with suppliers, broadening its customer base and expanding its product portfolio, while also improving operating and logistical efficiencies.
The new business will trade as the ‘Antalis Document Supplies’ division within Antalis UK, and will be headed up by Doug Bishop, who transfers from Xerox.
Xerox’s Western European Office Paper Distribution business represents around 300 million euros in annual sales and is anticipated to boost Antalis’ earnings as from 2014.
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