February 20, 2018
Assured Automotive Establishes a Presence in Northern Ontario with Acquisition in Sudbury
Winnipeg, Manitoba – February 20, 2018 – The Boyd Group Inc. (the “Boyd Group”) today announced that on January 31, 2018 it acquired a multi-store operation (“MSO”) located in Sudbury, Ontario, consisting of four collision repair centers. The centers were previously operated by the Nero Family as Regent Autobody.
“We are very excited to add these new locations, which have served the Sudbury market well for over 30 years,” said Tony Canade, President of Assured Automotive. “We look forward to becoming part of these communities and the opportunity to provide the friendly service and quality repairs that Assured is known for.”
“With this acquisition in Sudbury, which is about 4 hours north of the Greater Toronto Area, we are now better positioned to serve our customers and insurance partners in northern Ontario. We are pleased to broaden our reach in the province and we look forward to increasing our footprint with additional locations in the surrounding markets,” added Mr. Canade.
The Boyd Group is continuously looking to add new collision repair locations to its existing network in Canada and the U.S. Interested collision repair center owners are asked to contact Stephen Boyd at the contact coordinates below for more information.
About The Boyd Group Inc.
The Boyd Group Inc. (the “Company”), directly and through subsidiaries, is one of the largest operators of non-franchised collision repair centers in North America in terms of number of locations and sales. The Company operates locations in five Canadian provinces under the trade names Boyd Autobody & Glass (http://www.boydautobody.com) and Assured Automotive (http://www.assuredauto.ca), as well as in 21 U.S. states under the trade name Gerber Collision & Glass (http://www.gerbercollision.com). The Company uses newly acquired brand names during a transition period until acquired locations have been rebranded. The Company is also a major retail auto glass operator in the U.S. with locations across 31 U.S. states under the trade names Gerber Collision & Glass, Glass America, Auto Glass Service, Auto Glass Authority and Autoglassonly.com. The Company also operates a third party administrator, Gerber National Claims Services (“GNCS”), that offers glass, emergency roadside and first notice of loss services. GNCS has approximately 5,500 affiliated glass provider locations and 4,600 affiliated emergency roadside services providers throughout the U.S. For more information on The Boyd Group Inc. or Boyd Group Income Fund, please visit our website at (http://www.boydgroup.com).
For further information, please contact:
Vice President, Corporate Development
Tel: (204) 594-1776