Wholesaler AR Daunt, Key Lekkerland member for the Midlands, has acquired GT News from H Turner & Sons in a £50m deal. GT News has been a major customer of AR Daunt and the two companies recently entered a joint trading agreement to maximise their trading arrangements. As the new owner AR Daunt takes over the responsibility for the 80 newsagents and c-stores trading under the GT News fascia in the south Yorkshire and East Midlands regions. GT News has an annual turnover of £50m and employs 600 staff who will all be retained following the completion of the deal. The company will also continue to operate from its headquarters in Sheffield. {{NEWS }}