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JSE-listed multinational IT group Datatec has sold 26% of its SA distribution business, Westcon SA, to the Mineworkers Investment Company for R28m.

Multinational IT group Datatec has continued to improve its performance in line with a recovery in the global economy, boosting revenue in the first half of its financial year by 19%, to US$2,13bn. However, CEO Jens Montanana says the group is looking

Datatec subsidiary Logicalis has acquired Singapore-based unified communications business Touchbase for an undisclosed amount. JSE- and London-listed Datatec says Touchbase has annual revenues of around US$8m. Touchbase will be integrated into Logicalis’s Singapore operation.

JSE- and London-listed IT group Datatec has acquired security distributor Biodata IT for an undisclosed amount. The group plans to merge Biodata IT with its Westcon business in line with its strategy boost its presence in the IT security market.

In a bid to strengthen its own distribution business, London- and Johannesburg-listed IT group Datatec is making a play for local distribution business Comztek. Datatec says it has made a R97m offer to Comztek’s shareholders for 100% of the business. According to Datatec’s statement, part of the offer will be paid in cash and the rest in new Datatec shares.