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Arrow Acquires Diasa Informática

MELVILLE, N.Y. — Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: ARW) announced that it has acquired Diasa Informática (“Diasa”), a leading European value-added distributor of servers, storage, software, and networking products in Spain and Portugal. The company also offers technical consultancy and training, presales support, installation services and financial services to its approximately 3,000 resellers.

“Diasa expands the geographic footprint and scale of our ECS business in Europe bringing the number of countries we have a presence in to 26 in the region. This acquisition complements our existing portfolio of hardware and storage offerings and also broadens our line card with key suppliers in the region,” said Michael J. Long, chairman, president, and chief executive officer of Arrow Electronics, Inc. Diasa is headquartered in Madrid, Spain and has approximately 140 employees. Total sales were approximately $250 million for the most recent fiscal year. The transaction is expected to be accretive to earnings in the first full year of operations.

Arrow Electronics (www.arrow.com) is a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions.

Arrow Electronics (www.arrow.com) is a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions. Headquartered in Melville, N.Y., Arrow serves as a supply channel partner for over 900 suppliers and 125,000 original equipment manufacturers, contract manufacturers and commercial customers through a global network of more than 310 locations in 51 countries and territories.

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