ESPRINET: THE PARTNERSHIP WITH DELL TECHNOLOGIES
ALSO EXTENDS IN PORTUGAL
The new contract is in addition to those existing in Italy and Spain
Vimercate (Monza Brianza), December 15, 2021 – Esprinet SpA (Borsa Italiana: PRT), a leading company in Southern Europe in the distribution of information technology, consumer electronics and advanced solutions, announces the extension in Portugal of the partnership with Dell Technologies, a leader global digital transformation and -end-to-end IT infrastructure, software and clients, for distribution to professional clients of clients, servers and networks. The agreement follows those already in place and consolidated in Italy and Spain.
Thanks to this important distribution mandate, the Group will be able to further strengthen its presence in Portugal, where Esprinet is already recording double-digit growth (+ 80% over the nine months of 2021 compared to the same period of the previous year), and strengthen its leadership in Southern Europe.
Alexandre cattani, CEO of the Esprinet Group, declared: âThe Portuguese agreement consolidates our relationship with Dell Technologies, which now covers all the countries in which we operate. We are happy to consider ourselves as a Dell Technologies partner, rewarding our know howand experience in Italy and Spain and our ability to develop the market for small and medium-sized clients, as well as our capital strength. This agreement also represents the first confirmation of our strategy defined in the 2022-2024business plan: we focus on highly profitable solutions, customers and activities to improve the overall profit margins of the Group “.
Esprinet (PRT: IM – ISIN IT0003850929), with around 1,600 employees and 4.5 billion euros in turnover in 2020, is the leading company in Southern Europe (Italy, Spain and Portugal) in the distribution of technologies from information and consumer electronics to IT resellers, VARs, systems integrators, specialty stores, retailers and e-commerce portals, as well as the fourth largest distributor in Europe and in the top 10 globally. The Group’s vision is to simplify the lives of people and organizations by expanding and facilitating the diffusion and use of technology. Allowing your technological experience is the reward which synthesizes the evolution of the company into a true hub of technological services which allows the use of technology.
The Group supplies around 130,000 products (PCs, printers, accessories, software, cloud products, data centers & cybersecurity, smartphones, audio-video, TV, games, household appliances, electric mobility) from more than 650 manufacturers to 31,000 professional and private resellers. through multiple sales models, both self-service (best-in-class e-commerce and Cash & Carry stores) and assisted service (tele-sales and field system engineers).
In addition to providing traditional wholesale services (clearance and credit), Esprinet fulfills the role of simplifying the use of technology. For example, the Group offers a turnkey e-commerce platform to hundreds of resellers, in-store management for thousands of retail outlets, and specialized payment and financing solutions for the reseller community, by offering also the generation of end-user demand and big data analysis to the major manufacturers and resellers of technologies that increasingly outsource marketing activities.
Cloud services, collaboration software, video conferencing systems, advanced IT infrastructures and specialized consumer electronics solutions, such as connected household appliances or gaming platforms, are the new areas of value-added growth that are fueling the market. Future growth in industry revenues, while logistics and financial services, as well as the âpay-per-useâ sales model, offer increased opportunities for margin growth.
The widespread use of technology and the need for faster and simpler methods of making increasingly complex and diverse technologies available to people and businesses are paving the way for further improvements in industry scenarios. technological distribution.