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Bunzl Expands in Australia, Brazil

Company also completes previously announced acquisition of Hedis.

UK-based distribution and outsourcing group Bunzl plc has acquired Interpath, Melbourne, Australia, a distributor of laboratory and healthcare related consumable products to the pathology, medical research and life science end user markets. Interpath's revenue for the fiscal year ending in June A$22 million (US$16.8 million).

Bunzl also agreed to acquire Talge, Santa Catarina, Brazil, a distributor of foodservice related products, mainly to redistributors in the southeast region of Brazil. Talge's revenue for 2016 was R$83 (US$25.8 million).

Terms of the transactions were not disclosed.

The company also has completed the acquisition of Hedis, Comptoir de Bretagne and Générale Collectivités. The deal was announced in July.

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