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Sonepar to Acquire Robertson Electric in Canada

The addition of electrical distributor Robertson Electric Wholesale will add 19 Canadian branches to Sonepar.
Robertson Electric Wholesale HQ

Electrical products distributor Sonepar will acquire Ontario, Canada-based electrical distributor Robertson Electric Wholesale.

Founded in 1952 and headquartered in Vaughan, Ontario, Robertson Electric Wholesale has 19 branches across Canada and over 400 associates.

“This will be an excellent strategic partnership as both Sonepar and Robertson are focused on customer service and being a great place to work,” Sonepar Canada President George McClean said. “We look forward to the benefits this transaction will provide to our customers, vendor partners, and the associates of both companies.”

The acquisition is scheduled to close within the next two months subject to regulatory approval. Until that time, the companies will continue to operate independently.

“Our company was built on a customer-centric model, which will be strengthened with the knowledge and expertise Sonepar can provide to ensure our continued success,” Robertson Electric Wholesale President Rick Campbell said.

At the end of April, Sonepar completed the previously announced acquisition of Madison Electric and Standard Electric, and in May Sonepar subsidiary Northeast Electrical announced it would acquire New England-based Electric Supply Center.

Sonepar ranked No. 2 on MDM’s 2024 Top Electrical Distributors List.

Robertson Electric has 19 branches across Canada. Graphic: Robertson Electric Wholesale

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