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United acquisition of RSC signals return to normal: Pollok

Dec. 26, 2011 - You should never be surprised by acquisitions in the rental industry. That is true in particular of United Rentals, since it owes its status as the world's biggest rental company to the more than 250 acquisitions it has made in the last 14 years. Even so, its $4.2 billion deal to buy its chief US rival RSC Equipment Rental - announced last Friday - has the capacity to shock by virtue of its scale. Combining the two will create a US$3.9 billion business, which is more than three times the size of its biggest competitors, Sunbelt Rentals and Hertz Equipment Rental Co. | READ MORE

December 26, 2011
By Murray Pollok International Rental News