Garmin buys South African distributor.

By bne IntelliNews September 20, 2011
Switzerland-based navigation device maker Garmin said it has acquired Garmin Distribution Africa Ltd. (GDA), the distributor of Garmin's automotive, outdoor recreation, fitness and marine products in Southern Africa, and Garmap Ltd., a South African mapping and mobile applications provider. GDA will be renamed Garmin Southern Africa Ltd. and will continue operations at its current headquarters and warehouse facility located near Johannesburg, which employs some 70 people. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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