Cases & Deals

Bell Microproducts acquired by Avnet for $594 million

Client(s) Bell Microproducts, Inc.

Jones Day advised Bell Microproducts, Inc. in its $594 million acquisition by Avnet, Inc. Founded in 1988, Bell, with sales of approximately $3.0 billion in calendar year 2009, is a leading value-added distributor of storage and computing technology. With over 1,900 employees, the company offers a broad suite of integration and support services to OEMs, VARs, system builders and end users through 55 offices in the United States, Canada, Europe and Latin America.