Sysco Corporation has agreed to acquire US-based Edward Don & Company (DON), a distributor of foodservice equipment, supplies and disposables.

The financial terms of the deal have not been undisclosed.

DON, which was founded in 1921, provides services to a broad range of restaurant, foodservice customers in the US.

With annual revenue of about $1.3bn, Don has broad distribution footprint with more than 1.4 millionft² of distribution centers and office space in the US.

The company also owns an experienced field sales team, which is focused on equipment and supplies.

Sysco anticipates the acquisition to add strategic new design and build capabilities and diversified offerings while complementing its existing business.

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The acquisition is also expected to create a speciality equipment and supplies platform to better serve customers.

Sysco president and CEO Kevin Hourican said: “We’re thrilled to announce our plans to acquire Edward Don & Company, a leader in the equipment and supplies industry for over 100 years.

“This exemplary business, led by Steve Don and a strong leadership team, will drive accretive value to Sysco’s business and enable Sysco to better serve our customers with a more complete product assortment.

“Additionally, this transaction will further demonstrate our Recipe for Growth strategy. We are excited to introduce our hundreds of thousands of customers to Edward Don’s compelling assortment and robust supply chain capabilities.”

Once the deal is closed, Don will operate as a standalone speciality division within Sysco.

Sysco plans to retain the Don’s current leadership team and employees.

The transaction is subject to regulatory approval and other customary closing conditions.