Geiger announces a third European acquisition in 2019

From L-R: Frank Murphy, managing director at GeigerBTC, Fran Stobart, director at Shout Promotional Merchandise, Carrie Benn, director at Shout Promotional Merchandise, Jo-an Lantz, CEO at Geiger, and Chris McKee, senior vice president, sales and marketing at Geiger

Distributor GeigerBTC has acquired London-based distributor Shout Promotional Merchandise as part of its continued expansion strategy to support clients in the UK and across Europe.

Shout Promotional Merchandise has been in business since 2003 and has gained a reputation as one of the most innovative promotional merchandise distributors in the UK. GeigerBTC made the acquisition as part of its ongoing strategy to support the needs of global customers in North America, Europe and worldwide.

Shout Promotional Merchandise director, Carrie Benn, said: “It’s such an exciting opportunity for us to be part of a global company. The facilities Geiger has will enhance the service we give to our clients.”

Shout Promotional Merchandise director, Francina Stobart, stated: “After 16 years of leading Shout, we are very much looking forward to a new challenge.”

Geiger president, Jo-an Lantz, added: “We could not be more pleased that Fran Stobart, Carrie Benn and the team from Shout are joining GeigerBTC. Shout has a creative, energetic vibe, with a large team of professional marketeers with the experience of working with premier international companies.”

Frank Murphy, managing director of GeigerBTC, concluded: “Fran and Carrie are two exceptional business owners, they have built an amazing company, we could not be prouder to welcome them into the Geiger family.”

This acquisition follows the acquisition of EMC Advertising Gifts in January and Repsonse Marketing in May.

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