AN­NUAL SALES EX­PECTED TO REACH £39BN

Kentish Express Ashford & District - - Brakes Sale -

Last year, Brakes Group’s rev­enues were nearly £3.3 bil­lion, a 6.5% in­crease on the pre­vi­ous year, with op­er­a­tions in the UK, Ire­land, France, Swe­den, Spain, Bel­gium and Lux­em­bourg.

Its earn­ings be­fore in­ter­est, taxes and other charges were £184 mil­lion.

Sysco, which sells, mar­kets and dis­trib­utes food prod­ucts to restau­rants, health­care and ed­u­ca­tional fa­cil­i­ties, op­er­ates 196 dis­tri­bu­tion fa­cil­i­ties serv­ing about 425,000 cus­tomers world­wide.

If the takeover is ap­proved, the com­bined com­pa­nies are ex­pected to make an­nual sales of about £39 bil­lion.

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