French acquisition boosts CMS in Europe

CMS Distribution has strengthened its European presence with the acquisition of French hardware distributor Avesta, which specialises in mobile solutions, and is located close to Paris.

Avesta employs 32 people and will continue to run under its own brand with its leadership and management team remaining in place.

CMS Distribution founder and CEO Frank Salmon said: “Going forward our French customers will gain access to an increased product portfolio, additional sales and marketing resources and more competitive offerings.”

CMS Distribution now employs over 400 people across the group, covering the UK, Ireland, France, Benelux and Scandinavia, in addition to locations in China and USA. 

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