Newbury Investments acquires Norbain

UK security products distributor Norbain announced this week that its UK operation, including exports, has been acquired by Newbury Investments (UK) Ltd.

Norbain is one of the largest distributors of video surveillance, access control and intrusion detection equipment in Europe, employing more than 240 people throughout the UK. The company’s international sales division also sells products into 77 countries across five continents each year.

Barry Shakespeare, managing director of Norbain, said that the acquisition will complement the company’s growth strategy. "We are confident that Norbain’s best-in-class operations combined with Newbury Investments’ financial strength and complementary distribution experience will secure our future growth strategy," he said.

Newbury Investments, which trades across North America, the UK and Australia in distribution, has five trading subsidiaries including Deta Electrical Company Ltd., Decco Ltd., Stearn Electrical Co. Ltd., UK Cables Ltd., and UK Electric Ltd.

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