Rexel SA, the largest electrical distributor in the world, announced this week that it had agreed to buy five companies in Central Europe and Australia.
In the Czech Republic, Rexel acquired Bestel and Elvo. In Asia-Pacific, Rexel agreed to buy the Australian electrical distributors Hitech, A-P Controls and Robtec. The company said the acquisitions strengthen its commercial position in two of its fastest-growing markets.
News of the acquisitions comes just a week after reports
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