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Comp. Bureau signs consent agreement with WESCO over pole line hardware merger

telecom | 08/07/2020 12:48 pm EDT

The Competition Bureau has reached a consent agreement with electronics distribution and services company WESCO International Inc., which will see the company divest its utility and datacom businesses in Canada in order to assuage the bureau’s concerns about its acquisition of Anixter International Inc. In a Thursday release, the bureau said the merger of Canada’s two largest distributors of pole line hardware and data communication, which concluded in June, would “likely have...