Brightpoint profit, revenue up on acquisitions

Plainfield-based Brightpoint Inc. posted profit of $13 million for the third quarter, a 47-percent increase from a year earlier. Revenue of $1.2 billion in the period ended Sept. 30 was up 86 percent.

The wireless device distributor said results were boosted by its first-quarter acquisitions of Denmark-based Dangaard Telecom and Texas-based CellStar, as well as growth in the company’s business in Singapore.

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