LONDON, April 16 British business supplies
distributor Bunzl announced three acquisitions for a
total of 80 million pounds ($133.84 million) on Wednesday after
reporting a 5 percent rise in first- quarter revenue.
The group said it had acquired protective footwear supplier
Tecno Boga in Chile, supplies distributor Plast Tech Enterprises
in the United States and Nelson Packaging Supplies in New
Zealand as part of its strategy to expand into new countries.
Bunzl, which distributes products such as carrier bags, food
packaging and hygiene products, said revenue growth was at a
similar level to the same period last year.
($1 = 0.5977 British Pounds)
(Reporting by Li-mei Hoang; Editing by Erica Billingham)