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DCC buys French company

BRITISH SUPPORT SERVICES group DCC has agreed to buy Comtrade, a distributor of consumer electronic goods. DCC will purchase a 74% stake for €11.4m in the company. The remaining shares will be bought for a price based on Comtrade’s results up to end of March, 2013. Comtrade, based in Paris, made €65.2m in revenue last year. The company has 65 employees.

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