• Acquisition of Starin Marketing – the US-based company has offices 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.