Stampede, which is headquartered in Buffalo NY, supplies commercial AV products including large-format displays, projectors, lamps, drones and accessories to system integrators, value-added resellers, retailers and etailers in the US, Canada and the UK. Stampede also provides commercial AV solutions to the hospitality, government, corporate and education sectors. Stampede partners with, and supplies products from, leading commercial AV brands such as Christie, Epson, LG, NEC, Samsung and Sharp. Stampede recorded revenue of $280 million in the year ended 31 December 2017 and employs approximately 210 people.
According to DCC, the acquisition of Stampede, one of the leading specialist commercial AV distributors in the US, represents DCC Technology’s first acquisition in North America and is consistent with DCC Technology’s strategy to extend the geographic footprint and product range of its successful and growing commercial AV business, strengthening its partnership with existing suppliers, while also broadening its base of customers and suppliers.
DCC Technology also recently acquired Kondor Limited, a provider of category management services for audio and mobile accessory products to the retail channel in the UK and Continental Europe.