German etailer Caseking has acquired British computer hardware seller Overclockers, in a deal estimated to be in the "less than 50 million euro" region. The deal took place on February 1st, 2012.
Overclockers UK have long been one of the biggest sellers of computer hardware in the UK alongside the likes of Ebuyer, Scan Computers International, Novatech and Aria PC. Overclockers UK have been around since 1999 and have their HQ up in Newcastle-under-lyme. The takeover deal affects 40 members of staff at Overclockers UK although nothing yet is known on what this deal will mean for Overclockers UK and its employees.