Acer is acquiring PC rival Gateway for £355m to create a firm generating sales of £7.5bn, shipping 20m PCs a year.
Acer said the deal would mean it would further establish itself as the world's number three PC supplier. The deal will particularly strengthen Acer's presence in the US.
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Acer is behind HP and Dell in the market and is battling for number three spot with Lenovo.
The combination of Gateway and Acer is expected to save around £75m a year. Acer said the acquisition is expected to be completed by this December.