Left to Right – Paul Derry – John Baccino – Mark Garius

Cambridge, UK, 20 February 2020 – As part of its growing strategy to become the UK’s largest, independent Managed Print Services (MPS) provider, ASL Group has acquired B&M Office Machines Ltd.

The purchase of B&M Office Machines Ltd will further extend ASL’s provision of MPS, providing customers with a more concentrated and enhanced level of service. Customers will benefit from a broader portfolio of managed-office services including unified communications and production print.

Mark Garius, Managing Director of ASL said, “It’s very exciting to kick off 2020 with a new acquisition. This is a very positive start to the year, and it increases our run rate to £43m, which we are extremely proud of.

“37-years in operation, B&M have an outstanding reputation and are a fantastic business, so we are very much looking forward to joining forces with them. It’s our mission to be able to provide impartial, independent advice for all business office requirements, and as we strive to be the largest independent MPS supplier, this acquisition enables us to utilise B&M’s expertise, combine it with our own – strengthening our service offering for customers.”

As the North West’s Premier Ricoh and Riso reseller, B&M Office Machines Ltd is a well-established and experienced MPS business. Based in Liverpool and the midlands, B&M Office Machines Ltd supplies photocopiers, printers and document solutions to a wide range of customers in the Midlands and North West. Customers include; SME’s, universities, schools, churches & solicitors.

John Baccino, Managing Director of B&M Office Machines Ltd, commented, “The acquirement of B&M is fantastic news and is a direct reflection of both companies shared values, passion and culture. We pride ourselves on ensuring that our customers receive outstanding service and are excited for them to experience the extra benefits that ASL can offer.”

This acquisition is ASL’s fourth acquisition in 14 months, following Smart Print Technology, Reprotec and Geerings Digital Ltd.