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Arrow Electronics Acquires RDC

Acquisition of the UK-based company expands Arrow's value recovery business in Europe.

Arrow Electronics Inc. (NYSE: ARW), Centennial, CO, has acquired RDC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Computacenter UK Ltd, for £56M (US$84 million). RDC had sales of £56M (US$84 million) in 2014.

RDC is a technology returns and asset management company in Europe. RDC manages the entire IT asset disposition and remarketing process including logistical management of collections, technical processing and secure data eradication or destruction, and remarketing of the assets.

“This acquisition further broadens Arrow’s value recovery business in Europe,” said Michael J. Long, president and CEO of Arrow. “RDC will allow us to better address the growing requirements of our global customers.”

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