March 11, 2019
Gerber Collision & Glass Acquires 11 Locations in Michigan
Chicago, Illinois – March 11, 2019 – The Boyd Group Inc. (the “Boyd Group”) today announced the March 8, 2019 acquisition of a multi-store operation consisting of 11 collision repair locations in Michigan. These repair centers, which previously operated under the names of Dusty’s Collision (7 locations), Whitney’s Collision (3 locations) and Wright Brothers Collision (1 location), are located in Ann Arbor, Flint and Lansing in eastern and central Michigan.
Dusty’s Collision originated in 1995 in Ann Arbor. A second Ann Arbor location was added in 2006 and Dusty’s expanded by new unit growth and acquisition with the most recent openings in 2017.
“The addition of these new locations allows us to bring our brand of service to new customers and better assist our insurance partners,” said Tim O’Day, President and COO of the Boyd Group. “We look forward to maintaining the high level of service provided at these locations.”
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 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 27 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 34 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 Claim 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