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Datrontech Group PLC (DTR)


Thursday 26 October, 2000

Datrontech Group PLC


Datrontech Group PLC
26 October 2000

Not  for release, publication or distribution in or into  the
United States, Canada, Australia or Japan



Datrontech  announces  the  disposal of ICP, its Netherlands  subsidiary,  and
ICP's  subsidiary undertakings to JWP Valk Orthodontie BV.  The  consideration
payable is NLG1 and the purchaser will assume ICP's debt of approximately £3.2

ICP is a Netherlands-based distributor of computer components and peripherals.
In the 12 months ended 2 January 2000 ICP reported a profit before taxation of
£0.4 million on turnover of £44.3 million.  As at 2 January 2000, ICP had  net
assets of £1.9 million.  Since that time ICP's trading has deteriorated and it
has become loss making.

Under the terms of the disposal Datrontech will, inter alia, be released  from
its guarantee of ICP's overdraft facility.

The  disposal of ICP continues Datrontech's strategy of concentrating  on  the
development  of its business in the provision of networking, mobile  computing
and  voice  data convergence technologies, while maintaining a cost  effective
service  in  the supply of PC components.  The strengthening of the  Company's
balance  sheet remains a major priority and the sale of ICP and its associated
debt will assist in this process.

John Lowry, CEO of Datrontech, commented:

'The disposal of ICP removes ongoing liabilities from Datrontech and
strengthens its prospects for regeneration under its new management team.'

For further information please contact:

Datrontech Group Plc          01256 360360
Ray Way, Chairman
John Lowry, CEO

Buchanan Communications       020 7466 5000
Tim Anderson


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