Acquisition of Starin Marketing – the US-based company hasoffices near Chicago, and is a value-added distributor of AV solutions, specialising in the unified communications market.
Acquisition of EES - Based near San Sebastian, and founded in 2004, the company distributes lighting products to the Spanish trade market, with a particular focus on customers servicing the live events and rental sectors.
Acquisition of Mobile Pro - a leading Swiss, value added, trade only distributor of audio visual products with its head office based in Zurich.
Acquisition of Prase - Italy’s leading, specialist value add distributor of professional audio and video products.
Acquisition of AV Partner AS– a market leading Norwegian value added distributor of audio visual products based in Oslo.
Acquisition of Bauer and Trummer GmbH - trading as New Media AV, a value added distributor of broadcast and professional video products in the D-A-CH region (Germany, Austria, Switzerland).
Acquisition of Sound Directions France - trading as Perfect Sound, a specialist distributor in the audio integration market serving France and the French speaking area of Switzerland.
Acquisition of Blonde Robot - a specialist trade only distributor of professional video, photographic and broadcast equipment covering Asia Pacific region.
Acquisition of Earpro - a specialist audio visual distributor headquartered in Barcelona, covering both the Spanish and Portuguese markets.
Acquisition of Van Domburg Partners - a market leading audio visual distributor in the Netherlands.
Acquisition of Sound Technology - a specialist distributor of professional audio, musical instruments and professional lighting.
Flotation of The Midwich Group on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange.
Acquisition of Holdan - UK-based distributor of broadcast and professional video products.
Acquisition of Wired - NZ-based distributor of AV technology.
2014 - 2015
Acquisition of PSCo - Specialists in Rental and LED.
Acquisition of Kern & Stelly - specialist distribution of audio visual products and solutions, based in Hamburg and serving the German market.
Entry into Australia and New Zealand.
2006 - 2010
6 bolt-on acquisitions.
Entry into France and Ireland.
2000 - 2005
Over £100m annual sales achieved.
1995 - 1996
Introduced trade-only channel policy and commenced AV distribution.
1979 - 1987
Founded in 1976.
Distributor of computers, components and printers.